Play like your Pet - Saturday, October 7 (10:00 AM-Noon)
Investigate the purpose of play in this hands-on workshop! Cats and dogs love to play and it is very important to their development. Just like people, learn social skills through play. We will learn the science of animal play and design the perfect pet toy!
STEM Learning Goals: Junior Veterinarians will learn how play helps animals learn, what different animals like to play, and how brains benefit from play.
Pet Decoders - Saturday, October 14 (10:00 AM-Noon)
What is your pet trying to tell you? Investigate the body language and behavior of cats and dogs and learn how we can help animals by understanding them better!
STEM Learning Goals: Junior Veterinarians will have an increased understanding of animal behavior and how we should treat animals.
The Cat vs Dog Olympics! - Saturday, October 21(10:00 AM-Noon)
If there was a pet Olympics, who would win? In this hands-on STEM session, we will investigate just what amazing athletes cats and dogs are by learning about their balance, speed, and senses.
STEM Learning Goals: Junior Veterinarians will know more about how the body systems of cats and dogs function and how adaptations help them do things our bodies can’t.