Pets Merit Badge Requirements
Scoutmaster Bucky Pets
Scoutmaster Bucky offered this merit badge:
Thursday, November 29, 2018 online 8 Scouts
Saturday, March 17, 2018 Oakdale, MN 8 Scouts
Thursday, April 5, 2017 online 1 Scout
Thursday, March 30, 2017 online 7 Scouts
Thursday, March 23, 2017 online 2 Scouts
Saturday, March 18, 2017 Oakdale, MN 7 Scouts
Saturday, April 9, 2016 Oakdale, MN 6 Scouts
Thursday, December 17, 2015 online 6 Scouts
Saturday, April 4, 2015 Oakdale, MN 7 Scouts
Saturday, November 5, 2011 Richfield, MN 6 Scouts
Pets Merit Badge Pamphlet
Created: 1958
Scoutmaster Bucky Class Prep Page: click here
Scoutmaster Bucky Workbook: click here
Merit Badge History Page: click here
MERIT BADGE REQUIREMENTS source: 2019 Scouts BSA Requirements

1. Present evidence that you have cared for a pet for 4 months. Get approval before you start. (Work done for other merit badges cannot be used for this requirement).


2. Write in 200 words or more about the care, feeding, and housing of your pet. Tell some interesting facts about it. Tell why you have this kind of pet. Give local laws, if any, relating to the pet you keep.


3. Show that you have read a book or pamphlet, approved by your counselor, about your kind of pet. Discuss with your counselor what you have learned from what you read.


4. Do ONE of the following:

a. Show your pet in a pet show.

b. Start a friend raising a pet like yours. Help your friend get a good start.

c. Train a pet in three or more tricks or special abilities.

this page last reviewed / updated: April 2019