Vet Sci

Veterinary Science 4-H Career Exploration Program


Veterinary Science 4-H Career Exploration Program

  • Monday, October 1, 2018, 12:00 PM - Friday, October 5@ 12:00 PM

Follow this link to register online: Vet Sci Registration Portal

Meet Domestic & Exotic Animals!
Explore Veterinary Science Careers! 
Develop Skills with Local Professionals!

This program is open to any youth in grades 9-12. Limited to 30 youth; registrations will be received on a paid, first-come, first-served basis.

Registration Deadline: October 5, 2018

Mondays October 15 - December 10
(Snow Dates: December 17 & 18)

Veterinary Science Career Exploration

The 4-H Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program, sponsored by the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland County, is a program that gives high school youth an opportunity to explore veterinary careers and develop skills with experienced animal professionals.
In this 8-session series, participants will: 

  • Engage in hands-on activities
  • Interact with professionals
  • Gain insight into career opportunities
  • Develop knowledge about animal care and behavior

What is the Cost?
The program fee is 125.00* due with registration. Financial assistance is available for families with demonstrated need. Registration fee must be paid in full prior to the first session of the program. Refund requests will not be accepted after the program has started.

Parents/guardians of youth are responsible for transportation to and from session.
Schedule is subject to change




October 15

Introduction to Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Robert J. Weiner, County Animal Hospital

October 22

Birds of Prey and Reptiles

Brian Robinson, Wildlife Lectures

October 29

Zoonotic Disease

Dr. Susan Welsch, Allendale Animal Hospital

November 05

Health Maintenance

Dr. Ian & Jan Wetherly, Haverstraw Animal Hospital

November 19

Large Animal Medicine

Dr. James French, Suffern Animal Hospital

November 26

Anatomy and Physiology

Dr. Linda Atkins & Dr. Patricia Collins, Valley Cottage Animal Hospital

December 03

Case Studies in Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Kenneth Byman, North Rockland Animal Hospital

December 10

A "Day in the Life" of a Veterinarian

Dr. Michael Goldmann, Nanuet Animal Hospital

December 17 & 18

Snow Dates



Learn More


Kristin Ruggiero
4-H Resource Educator
845-429-7085 x 103


CCE Rockland Education Center
10 Patriot Hills Drive
Stony Point, New York 10980