Small Animals

Small Animal Advisory Committee

Meetings are the third Tuesday of January, April, May, June, July, September, and November, 7:00 pm at the Extension office. All 4-H rabbit, cavy, cat, poultry, & pigeon leaders, parents, and older youth members are encouraged to attend.

  • Kelsey Rainsberger - Chair
  • Pat Partipilo - Vice-Chair
  • Cathy McClaugherty - Secretary
  • Paula Means - Treasurer
  • Maggie Cherry - Poultry & Pigeon Superintendent
  • Kelsey Partipilo - Rabbit & Cavy Superintendent
  • Holly Wheeler - Cat Superintendent


Committee Operational Guidelines

Monthly Minutes

Treasurer Reports


2016-17 Budget

2013-2014 Budget

2012-13 Budget



Small Animal Events

Waterfowl at County Events (plan as of Jan 2016)

Workshop (February 6, 2016)

Annual Small Animal Workshop for youth to learn and practice showmanship and proper handling of rabbits, cavies, poultry and pigeons. Activities and information about breed identification, record keeping, educational displays and much more.  Excellent opportunity for individuals who are new to Small Animal 4-H projects! 

4-H Small Animal Spring Fling - (May 20, 2017) 

Annual Rabbit, Cavy, Poultry and Pigeons show, held at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds. View the 2017  Poultry flier or Rabbit/Cavy flier for more information.

Pre Fair (June)

June 11, 2016 at the fairgrounds. There will be activities for members in Poultry, Pigeon, Rabbits, Cavies, and Cats.

2016 Rabbit, Cavy, Poultry, Pigeon Information

2016 Cat Show Information

Small Animal Social (July)

  • Tuesday, July 19, 7:00 pm - Extension Annex meeting room
  • Come for dessert and get your fair questions answered
  • Cavy tagging and Rabbit tattooing available.


County Fair Resources

NEW!  2014 Herdsmanship Rules


Small Animal Master Showmanship 

Rules and project information 

County Fair Market Rabbits and Poultry

State Fair Small Animal Entry Application  Due Friday during fair, 2:00pm

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