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College Vet Day


Akron Zoo College Vet Day

2019 Dates

March 27 & Sept. 2 

Are you a college student interested in becoming a vet tech or veterinarian, especially in a zoo? Join our vet staff as we explore the different aspects of zoo animal health care as well as requirements necessary for consideration into veterinary school.

Complete the registration form and email it to c.blackledge@akrozoo.org or mail it to:

Akron Zoo
Attn: Cory Blackledge, College Vet Day
500 Edgewood Ave
Akron, Ohio 44307

Activities include:

  • Presentation by one of the zoo’s veterinarians
  • Behind-the-scenes tour of the Roger J. Sherman Center for Animal Care
  • Animal encounter
  • Opportunity to meet zoo staff

For details, call 330-375-2550, ext. 7213 or email program coordinator Deb Brady at D.Brady@akronzoo.org.