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College Vet Day


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.

Akron Zoo College Vet Day

Dates: Thursday, March 30th and Monday, September 4th

Time: 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Participants: College students

Cost: $25 per person

To register, download the College Vet Day PDF for your preferred date

March 30th

September 4th

You can mail in your completed form and payment to:
Akron Zoo
500 Edgewood Ave
Akron OH 44307
College Vet Day Program
c/o Ashley Hendrix

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. 8973 or email aehendrix@akronzoo.org