Do you dream of becoming a veterinarian or working with animals?
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Pre-Vet Camp is for you. This is your chance to gain hands-on experience by observing and practicing several veterinary skills and techniques. This overnight camp will be a special asset for your future career with animals or application to vet school.
Students will participate in the following workshops*, which are led by veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and UW-Platteville professional staff.
*All workshops subject to change based on availability.
- Veterinary Skills: Practice suturing and injections
- Swine Management: Perform management techniques on baby pigs including vaccinations
- Animal Behavior and Handling: Learn about normal and abnormal behavior and proper animal restraint
- Surgical Techniques: Observe a surgery and read X-rays
- Necropsy: Dissect and observe internal anatomy
- Large Animal Diagnostics: Observe animals, perform a physical, make a diagnosis
- Small Animal Diagnostics: Perform a small animal exam and learn what a veterinary technician does
Camps are expected to resume Summer of 2023. More information will be posted late Fall of 2022. Please check back for more information.