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

Students learning how to examine a cat.


Animals & Medicine Program

  • Friday, April 3, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Youth in grades 9-12 are invited to explore veterinary medicine through this five-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 3 - May 8, 6:00-8:00 pm. Registration form and fee of $60 is due by March 13 - space is limited so register early! Contact 4-H at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County, 607-272-2292 for more information.

Registraion Form Coming Soon!


$60 registration fee, due by March 23

Learn More


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


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

Last updated February 10, 2020