4-H Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program Registration Deadline [Online]

  • Thursday, October 1, 2020, 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Gain Insight into Veterinary Science Careers
  • Explore Animal Health and Behavior
  • Develop Skills with Experienced Professionals

The Rockland County 4-H Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program is offered to students in grades 9-12 who are interested in a career working with animals. In this 8-session series, participants will engage in hands-on activities, interact with professionals, gain insight into career opportunities, and develop knowledge about animal care and behavior.

Virtual Veterinary Science Career Exploration

Program Dates & Times

Mondays, October 5 - November 30, 6:30-8:00 PM

Makeup sessions:

December 7 & 14

Registration Information

To register online, go to the Vet Sci Registration Portal.

Space is Limited, Register Early!This program is limited to 50 youth; registrations will be received on a paid, first-come, first-served basis. 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.

Registration Deadline:

October 1, 2020 

Registration Fee:

$75. Financial assistance is available for families with demonstrated need

Session Schedule & Topics

  • Oct. 5: Introduction to Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Robert J. Weiner, County Animal Hospital
  • Oct. 19: Emergency Veterinary Care
  • Oct. 26: New! Aquatic Animal Health, Dr. Helene Marquis, DVM, PhD, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Nov. 2: Health Maintenance, Dr. Ian Wetherly, Haverstraw Animal Hospital (Retired)
  • Nov. 9: Cat Care and Handling, Dr. Maureen Saunders, Cat Care Clinic of the Nyacks & Spring Valley Animal Hospital
  • Nov. 16: Anatomy & Physiology, Dr. Linda Atkins & Dr. Patricia Collins, Valley Cottage Animal Hospital
  • Nov. 23: Case Studies in Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Kenneth Byman, North Rockland Animal Hospital
  • Nov. 30: A “Day in the Life” of a Veterinarian, Dr. Michael Goldmann, Nanuet Animal Hospital



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

Last updated September 17, 2020