Rockland County 4-H Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program
What is the 4-H Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program?
The 4-H Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program gives high school students (grades 9-12) an opportunity to explore veterinary careers and develop skills with experienced animal professionals.
In this 9-session series, participants will:
Gain Insight into Veterinary Science Careers
Explore Animal Health and Behavior
Develop Skills with Experienced Professionals
Is there a program fee?
The program fee is $125 due with registration. Financial assistance is available for families with demonstrated need.
When/Where does the program meet?
All Sessions (except for November 1st and 6th) are held on Mondays from 6:30 to 8:00
PM at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland County (10 Patriot Hills Drive Stony Point, N.Y. 10980)
- Oct. 4: Introduction
to Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Robert Weiner, County Animal Hospital
- Oct. 18: Animal Care and Shelter Management, Hi-Tor Animal Shelter (Tentative)
- Oct. 25: Emergency Care
- Nov. 1: Veterinary Skills with Rockland BOCES Animal Science Academy (Session at Rockland BOCES, 65 Parrott Road, West Nyack, NY 10994)
- Nov. 6: Horse Care and Rehabilitation (Session at Bergen County Horse Rescue, 350 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahway, NJ 07430)
- Nov. 8: Cat Care
and Handling, Dr. Maureen Saunders, Cat Care Clinic of the Nyacks and Spring Valley Animal Hospital
- Nov. 15: Anatomy
& Physiology / Heart Dissection, Dr. Linda Atkins
& Dr. Patricia
Cottage Animal Hospital
- Nov. 22: Case
Studies in Veterinary Medicine / Animal Dissection, Dr. Kenneth Byman, North Rockland Animal Hospital
- Nov. 29: A “Day in
the Life” of a Veterinarian, Dr. Michael Goldmann, Nanuet Animal Hospital
- Dec. 6 (Optional): College & Career Panel
- Snow Days: Dec. 13 & 20
Last updated September 9, 2021