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Buckeye Vet Prep Academy

Veterinary Explorers Program

The Buckeye Vet Prep Academy strives to educate future prospective veterinary students by providing a variety of seminars, lectures and a variety of activities. The academy is led by current veterinarian students dedicated to helping our growing youth build self-confidence, interpersonal skills, self-esteem and advance academic skills through new and exciting experiences.

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Buckeye Vet for a Day

Audience:  high school (9-12) and middle school (7-8)

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a veterinarian? Well, here is your chance! Join the veterinary students at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine to learn the ins and outs of this exciting profession. Those interested will get the opportunity to tour the Veterinary Medical Center, learn what it takes to get into veterinary college, and best of all, learn hands on skills that veterinarians use every day, including basic surgical techniques, anatomy, clinical pathology, and radiology!

 Buckeye Vet for a Day for high school:

  • Dates:  TBA
  • Time:  10 am – 3 pm (registration begins at 9:30 am)
  • Cost:  $45 nonrefundable – (scholarships are available)
  • To register and details click HERE.

Other High School Events

 OTS Veterinary Explorer's Program

Audience:  Columbus area high school students

The Veterinary Explorers would like to invite Columbus-area high school students interested in the field of veterinary medicine to join our program for the 2017-2018 academic year! Student members will have the unique opportunity to learn about a career in veterinary medicine from professionals here at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

2018-2019 Membership Fee:  $40.00

Click HERE for details.

Buckeye Exploration Day for college students

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to announce the Buckeye Vet Exploration Day for current undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in veterinary medicine.  Attendees will gain hands-on experience through a variety of labs, tour the veterinary medical center and learn about the veterinary profession, admissions and student life.  

For more information about Buckeye Vet Exploration Day click HERE.

Buckeye Vet Camp 

We offer a summer vet camp for high school students.  For more information, please go to