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VETERINARY MEDICINE CAREERS EXPLORATION: A Virtual Workshop for High School Students

Attention high school students. Have you ever wondered what it is like practice veterinary medicine? Are you thinking about veterinary medicine as a possible career? Get answers from the experts. Join HRA and St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center on Saturday, January 30th from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon for Veterinary Medicine Careers Exploration. Veterinarians will discuss the ups and downs of their work, highlight their paths to veterinary school, and answer your questions. In addition, a current Virginia Tech veterinary student will share her experience as a first-year student. Find out how to prepare for a possible career in veterinary medicine.

REGISTER HERE FOR THE JANUARY 30TH WORKSHOP!

The cost for the workshop is $25. However, no student will be denied access to participate because of inability to pay. For information on financial assistance, please contact [email protected].


Join Us in January for Fun Fur Fridays

Beginning January 8th young animal enthusiasts in grades K-12 can meet companion animals up-close when they Zoom into HRA’s Fun Fur Fridays.

Each week a different animal or group of animals will be front and center on your computer screen. Meet cats and dogs temporarily residing in HRA’s fabulous foster homes—and animals living their best lives in their forever homes will drop by, too! Fun Fur Fridays is not just cats and dogs. Other animals including bunnies, hamsters, and guinea pigs will also be featured. You never know who will stop by for a virtual meet and greet. Get all of your animal questions answered on Fun Fur Fridays at 4:00 PM EST beginning on January 8, 2021.

Students eager to close out the school week with a smile or a giggle won’t want to miss Fun Fur Fridays!

Register: humanerescuealliance.org/funfurfridays
Questions?
Email [email protected]


SPEAK: A Virtual Program for Middle and High School Students Who Care About Animals

Middle and high school students interested in learning more about HRA’s work in the community are invited to participate in a virtual animal welfare exploration. Students demonstrating Passion, Engagement, Advocacy, & Kindness (SPEAK) encourages students to find ways to help the animals safely from home. During a series of three, 90 minute online workshops, students will have an opportunity to chat with key HRA staff and others who support animals in our community. Students learn about HRA, the animals in our care, and explore ways to help the animals through projects that may include promoting adoptions through social media and creating fund-raising opportunities and awareness campaigns. SPEAK participants who complete the program become more confident animal advocates ready and able to speak up for animals and help them in myriad ways.

Register here for the February 4, 11, and 18 SPEAK workshops!

The cost for the 3-session SPEAK series is $25. However, no student will be denied access to participate because of inability to pay. For information on financial assistance, please contact [email protected].

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