Vets In Training

Vets in Training Program at West Deptford Middle School

Available to Grades 5/6 and 7/8

Program sessions:

All Creatures Great and Small

All hands on deck!  This round floor discussion will allow the children to investigate, explore, and discover the individual animals of the learning center.  There will be a few animal surprises!

Composting 101 Experience and observe the compost life cycle! Students will learn the importance of composting in today’s world and how it can help the animals around us.

Owl Pellet Dissection

The scoop on poop—a discussion on poop and why it’s important!  Students will end the fun and explore a dissection activity of Owl Pellets.

Sterile Procedure

Keeping things sterile avoids life threatening problems. Students will learn about sterility, participate in a lab on surgical prep and practice our sterility in a mock procedure.

Animal Nutrition

Eating is fun! Join us as we discuss the importance of nutrition and how to make nutritious and easy treats for our companion animals.

Wellness Exams:

What does an annual exam look like?!  We will learn the basic tools and rules to doing a great physical exam.  You will leave this class wanting to hear the heartbeat of all animals, guaranteed!

Where Do I Hurt?: Medical Investigation Lab

Put on your lab coats! This case based learning experience will allow VIT students to become the veterinarians.  Through medical investigation work, the students will be challenged to find out where an animal hurts.

Beginner Suturing Techniques

Veterinarians use many different kinds of suturing techniques when they close incisions during surgery. In this lab students will learn 4-5 different suture patterns.




Program Fee:

8 Week Session Fee: $120

All sessions are immediately after school on Tuesdays, 2:40 -3:40pm

Class Meeting Dates:

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Registration, Payment and Refund policies:

Please review Vets in Training program registration, payment and refund policies here before registering your child for VIT programs.

For questions on registration or classes, please email



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