Program Activities

Ever wonder what kinds of challenges and opportunities veterinarians experience? As a student at the Dr. Ogilvie AVC Vet Camp, you'll have the opportunity to see what being a veterinarian is really like!

Activities are planned to ensure a balanced mixture of hands-on activities, lectures, labs, and discussions. At AVC Vet Camps, you will meet and interact with some interesting animals and explore the science of animals.

Topics covered may include:

  • Small animal medicine
  • Large animal medicine
  • Anatomy: structure and function
  • Microscopes and cells
  • Wildlife medicine
  • Aquaculture and fish-health medicine
  • Animal behaviour
  • Animal welfare
  • Zoonoses and pet health
  • Biotechnology
  • Exotic animal medicine
  • Clinical procedures
  • Parasitology and toxiclogy
  • First aid for pets
  • Veterinary hospital rpounds
  • Histology and radiology
  • Shelter medicine
  • Integrative medicine
  • Case studies
  • Field trips

See our Junior Camp draft schedule and Senior Camp draft schedule for more information.

Ranger Rick magazine published an article on the AVC Vet Camp! Download it below.

We also publish a daily newsletter during Vet Camp! Download a sample issue below.

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