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Animal Health and Vet Care Conference

November 18, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Grades 11 – College

Do you dream of a career in aquatic animal medicine and wonder how to reach your goal? Sign up fast for this exciting conference designed for high school juniors and seniors! Through a full day of workshops, future veterinarians, veterinary technicians and animal care staff will have an opportunity to work directly alongside Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Care and Veterinary team as you go behind the scenes to explore these fascinating careers. In addition to the interactive workshops, a networking lunch with Aquarium staff is included with registration. Participants must be at least a current junior or senior in high school to register.

Workshop sessions include:

Participation in a veterinary exam of an African Penguin
Blood cell analysis of both fish and mammal
Anatomy and physiology of aquatic animals
Tour of the state of the art Wiederhold Animal Care Center
Animal Training demonstration
Schedule: Saturday, November 18, 2017, 9:00am-3:00pm

Conference Registration Cost: $250 (to include lunch)


November 18, 2017
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Blvd
Mystic, CT 06355 United States


Mystic Aquarium