Students learning how to examine a cat.

Students learning how to examine a cat.

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Animals & Medicine Program

  • Friday, April 7, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Youth in grades 9-12 are invited to explore veterinary medicine through this six-week, mini-course for those with a sincere interest in biology, medicine and animals. Each session is taught by a different team of Cornell veterinary students, and lessons will incorporate guest presentations by veterinary professors and utilize the vast teaching resources of the Cornell Vet School. Individual classes will focus on a different species group of animals, including cats and dogs, horses, ruminants, exotics and wildlife. Hands-on activities will include practicing a physical exam, discovering the inner workings of the rumen, handling a wide variety of animals, learning about different anatomy, and dissection.

This course will meet on Friday evenings, April 7 - May 5, 6:00-8:00 pm. Registration fee of $60 is due by March 24 - space is limited so register early! Contact 4-H at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County, 607-272-2292 for more information.

2017 Registration Form

Fee

$60 registration fee, due by March 24

Learn More

http://ccetompkins.org/4-h-youth/activities-events/animals-and-medicine

Contact

Brenda T. Carpenter
Extension Community Educator, 4-H Youth Development
btc6@cornell.edu
(607) 272-2292 ext. 142

Location

Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine
Campus Road at Tower Road
Ithaca, New York 14853