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Marcus Fair to host vet camp

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Youth ages 10-18 encouraged to register

The Iowa Veterinary Medical Association (IVMA) will conduct a "Veterinary Camp" on Aug. 14 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Marcus Community Fair in Marcus.

The camp is focused on educating students between the ages of 10 and 18. The goal is to spark their interest in veterinary medicine.

Vet Camp will consist of three stations with activities such as learning proper injection sites and techniques, first aid and care of small animals, bandaging, basic physical exam skills and much more. Local veterinarians along with veterinary technicians and veterinary students from the area will also be there to help teach.

Registration is limited to 30. To register call 1-800-369-9564 or visit the IVMA website at iowavma.org and click the registration link.

The Iowa Veterinary Medical Association (IVMA) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, member-service organization dedicated to the veterinary profession. The IVMA supports member veterinarians and promotes the profession through continuing education, publications and advocacy.

For more information, please contact Cyndy Bolsenga at 1-800-369-9564 or ivma@iowavma.org.

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