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Animal Health and Vet Care Conference

November 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

harbor seal pup with huge eyes

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 upperclassmen and college students!  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.

Workshop sessions include:

  • Participation in a veterinary exam of an African Penguin
  • Blood cell analysis of both fish and mammal
  • Anatomy and physiology of marine mammal demonstration
  • Tour of the state of the art Wiederhold Animal Care Center
  • Animal Training demonstration

Schedule: Saturday, November 10th, 9:00am-2:00pm

Conference Registration Cost: $250 (to include lunch)

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November 10, 2018
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Blvd
Mystic, CT 06355 United States
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(860) 572-5955