4-H Vet Science Program Information Meeting

LIBERTY, September 7, 2016 - If you are interested in a career as a veterinarian, start with your veterinary assistant certificate! To receive your veterinary assistant certificate through Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Veterinary Medicine, you must complete 100 lessons and 500 hours of apprenticeship. Graduates of this program are eligible to take the exam for certification through the Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA).

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Liberty County is hosting a 4-H Vet Science Program Information Meeting on September 27, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. Meeting will be held at the Dayton Community Center at 801 S. Cleveland Street, Dayton.

A few things you will learn and do in this project are:

Animal nutrition
Handling and restraining animals
Helping with animal examinations and treatments
Infectious diseases of animals
Non-infectious diseases
Aiding with surgery
Age: 3-12; recommended at least 12 years old to pursue the Veterinary Science Certificate.

This program provides the training and experience needed to receive a veterinary assistant classification. Students who finish the program are eligible to take the CVA certification from the Texas Veterinary Medical Association. If you are interested in getting a degree in veterinary science, this program is a great start. There are several program tracks, ranging from clinical to laboratory. Once you have finished the core 100 lessons you may begin studying in your chosen track. The course culminates with an apprenticeship.

For more information please contact the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service – Liberty County at:
936-334-3230, or come by the office at 501 Palmer Ave. Liberty.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension provides equal opportunities in its programs and employment to all persons, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

“The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooperating”

 
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