Welcome to the 2020 Winter Session 2 Special Needs Student Program
Saturday Morning Special Needs Class
Saturdays 9:45-10:45am $100
A Program for Special Needs Students
Our Saturday Morning Special Needs Class provides students the opportunity to learn about and interact with our animal friends in a warm, supportive, small-group environment and tailors the lessons to the students’ needs and abilities.
Session topic schedule:
Welcome to the Winter Session II 2020!
Students will spend five weeks exploring many aspects of veterinary medicine in a hands-on, interactive way. All lessons will be taught at an age-appropriate level. Students should prepare for many special visitors AND unique activities!
This session will run from the week of February 17th through the week of March 16th and is perfect for all students, Pre-K through 12th grade, who love animals, science and learning.
Check out this session’s class schedule:
Week 1: Advanced Grooming
Students will learn more in-depth and advanced grooming techniques to keep pets healthy and looking great!
Week 2: Intro to Veterinary Dentistry
Veterinarians can do a wide array of dental procedures. Students will learn about the basics of veterinary dentistry, including common ailments, tools, and procedures.
Week 3: **Pre-Vet Techs, Little Vet Techs, Ready Vet Go**
Getting to Know Goats
Students of all ages will meet and learn with some adorable new goat friends! Younger students will learn about what makes goats different from other animals, and will get to brush and feed them too!
Week 4: **Pre-Vet Techs, Little Vet Techs, Ready Vet Go**
Differences & Similarities
Veterinarians need to know how to provide medical care for every type of animal! How can a vet treat both a cat and a lion? Today we will learn how that is possible, by learning the difference and similarities of each animal; we will work through a fun program of discovering how different and similar animals can be!
Week 5: **Pre-Vet Techs, Little Vet Techs, Ready Vet Go**
Prehistoric vs. Modern Animals
Are there still prehistoric animals alive today? Yes! Many animals that are alive today are descendants of prehistoric animals that roamed the earth millions of years ago! Students will learn about the prehistoric ancestors and their descendants and even make their own fossils!
HousePaws Vets in Training Registration Information
All classes listed are scheduled to take place at the HousePaws Vets in Training Education Center located at 833 Centerton Road, in Mount Laurel, NJ.
- We will give you advance notice if we have to cancel any classes for any reason.
- Contact an administrator if you would like to purchase any classes short of a 5-week session.
- Contact an administrator if you would like a time slot that is not on the set schedule.
Parents are always welcome to stay and watch during all of the sessions as long as there is space available and the learning environment is not disrupted.
Please read our cancellation policy here, Cancellation Policy
If you have any questions about the program or registration, please feel free to contact:
Jasmine Zucker, Program Director
HousePaws Vets in Training Program