Aspiring to be a vet?
Many children say “I want to be a vet when I grow up!” Pebbles is one of those who has said this since she was old enough to talk.
Just what does it take to become a veterinarian? What are the pre-requisities for admission to an accredited University? How to prepare in High School? How to prepare as a College Undergraduate?
Articles about Programs:
“Kids who want to be veterinarians can prepare from a young age”
“Veterinary Science Camps and Programs”
4H Vet Science
Texas – Tamu Homeschool Veterinary Certification Program
In the Hands of a Child – Vet Science & Animal Care
Web Sites geared for kids who aspire to be vets:
Vet Set Go – A website dedicated for kids and teens who aspire to become vets. Games, Resources, Q&A, videos and more!
University Animal Hospital – Classes for Kids, Teens and Adults
Area Shelters offer kids up-close animal experiences – AZ Welfare League
AnimalTales Education Campus – AAWL.org (camps, classes, experiences)**
Power Paws Assistance Dogs – Volunteer Opportunities and Camps
Phoenix Zoo Wild Science Academy
South Mountain Environmental Education Center
Arizona 4H – UofA Cooperative Extension
Veterinary Medicine Colleges
Midwestern University – Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
University of Arizona – College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
What Veterinarians Do
Bureau of Labor Statistics – Occupational Outlook – DVM
Non-Credit FREE Veterinary Courses
American Veterinary Medical Association
Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
Veterinary positions with Federal Government
American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association
Tufts University – Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine – High School Program