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4-H clover 4-H Veterinary Science Project

drawing of the skeleton of a cat

What you'll do

Whether you're interested in pets, horse riding, animal training or raising animals for food, learn how to keep them healthy, and how healthy animals and healthy people go together. 


  • Basic anatomy
  • Health and disease
  • Normal and abnormal conditions
  • Veterinary careers

Levels of learning


Fairs and exhibits


Future study and careers

You could study veterinary medicine at the University of Minnesota. 

Animal care workers groom or train pets. Veterinarians and vet technicians  and vet assistants care for sick cats and other pets. They may also research animal diseases and health. Wildlife biologists and zoologists study animals and their ecosystems.

Reviewed in 2018

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