You can find a list of counselers for this merit badge on the following page: Pets Counselor List

Pets Merit Badge Patch
Present evidence that you have cared for a pet for four months. Get approval before you start.*
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.
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.
Do ONE of the following:
Show your pet in some pet show.
Start a friend raising a pet like yours. Help your friend get a good start.
Train a pet in three or more tricks or special abilities.

Current requirements are available at Pets Merit Badge Requirements

Eagle RequirementNo
Requirements Date2014
Current Pamphlet Number35929
Current Pamphlet SKU617896
Current Pamphlet Copyright Date2013
Additional Formats
BSA Requirement Date2013
BSA Requirement PDFPets Merit Badge Requirements