Youth participants examine a house cat during the 4-H Animals & Medicine program, 2009

Students interact with animals

Animals and Medicine

Come and explore veterinary medicine through the unique youth program, "Animals and Medicine" which is sponsored by Tompkins County 4-H, and designed for students in 9th - 12th grade. "Animals and Medicine" will take place at the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine. Each week hands-on activities taught by Cornell Veterinary student will focus on a different animal species or group of animals, including cats, dogs, horses, ruminants, swine, and exotics. This mini-course caters to those with a sincere interest in biology, medicine, and animals. There will be a $60 registration fee; partial scholarships are available.

Please contact Brenda Carpenter at or call 272-2292 to register or for a scholarship application. Registration deadline is March 15th. Cornell Cooperative Extension in Tompkins County provides equal program and employment opportunities.

Animals and Medicine will be held at the Cornell University Vet School on Friday evenings from April & May fromĀ  6:00-8:00 pm

2020 Registration form coming soon


Brenda T. Carpenter
Extension Community Educator, 4-H Youth Development
(607) 272-2292 ext. 142

Last updated January 7, 2021