Is your 5th or 6th grader interested in becoming a veterinarian one day? This three-hour program, led by our professional humane educators, is designed to immerse students in shelter veterinary medicine.
Students will have the opportunity to practice skills used by shelter veterinary technicians (vet techs) and veterinarians, such as administering vaccinations, performing blood draws, and listening to animals' heart beat and lungs. Students also will visit the shelter’s surgical suite and exam areas to see vet techs and veterinarians in action (including in-progress surgeries).
Upon completion of the program, each child will receive a certificate of participation to commemorate his or her experience.
Vet Camps are held Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost to attend is $45.
Dates and locations:
October 8, 2016 • Golden Valley shelter - Full, please contact us for waitlist options (763-432-4866) October 29, 2016 • Coon Rapids shelter - Full, please contact us for waitlist options (763-432-4866)
February 11, 2017 • Golden Valley shelter
March 11, 2017 • Coon Rapids shelter
March 25, 2017 • Woodbury shelter
April 22, 2017 • Golden Valley shelter