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Wyoming State 4-H Office

1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 3354

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307)766-5170

Fax: (307)766-3998

Email: 4-H@uwyo.edu

Veterinary Science

Dog holding a stethoscope and a cat.

A natural compassion for animals and an interest in science is what leads most veterinarians into their field. Learn the role a veterinarian plays in practicing animal and public health while participating in many hands-on activities. These activities will help you learn about the different equipment used by veterinarians, diseases, health problems, and career opportunities as a veterinarian or volunteer. You do not have to own an animal to be in this project.

Here's What You Can Learn . . . .

  • Recognize major breeds of different species of animals
  • Identify basic needs of animals Investigate the different roles of animals
  • Describe different stages of an animals’ life
  • Discover body systems and organs
  • Investigate animal behavior
  • Explore nutrient groups and their function
  • Learn to calculate medical dosages
  • Explore the roles of a vet and the tools they use

Online Resources and Websites

Online Resources
  • Shop 4-H: Veterinary Science Curriculum
    • From Airedales to Zebras (08048)
    • All Systems Go (08049)
    • On the Cutting Edge (08050)
    • Veterinary Science Helper’s Guide (08051)
    • Veterinary Science 1: Animal Behavior (08744 DD)
    • Veterinary Science 2: Animal Vital Signs (08745 DD)
    • Veterinary Science 3: Disease Transmission (08746 DD)
    • Veterinary Science 4: Principals of Biosecurity (08747 DD)
    • Veterinary Science 5: Advanced Concepts in Animal Care (08748 DD)
 

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Wyoming State 4-H Office

1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 3354

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307)766-5170

Fax: (307)766-3998

Email: 4-H@uwyo.edu

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