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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 series, participants will:

  • Gain Insight into Veterinary Science Careers
  • Explore Animal Health and Behavior 
  • Develop Skills with Experienced Professionals

When/Where does the program meet?

Most sessions 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) from October to December.

2023 Program Schedule:

  • October 2: Introduction to Veterinary Medicine
  • October 16, 6:00pm - 8:00pm: Case Studies in Veterinary Medicine / Snake & Rat Dissection
  • October 23: Equine Veterinary Medicine
  • October 30: Veterinary Technology / College Visit, Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry
  • November 6: Exotic Animal Care & Handling, Rockland BOCES, West Nyack
  • November 13: Anatomy & Physiology / Owl Pellet Dissection
  • November 20: Oradell Animal Hospital Tour, Paramus, NJ
  • November 27: Cat Care & Handling
  • December 4: A "Day in the Life" of a Veterinarian / Education Considerations and Critical Thinking


$180. Financial assistance is available.

Stay Tuned for 2024 Program Details!

Registration typically opens in late August.

Last updated January 12, 2024