First Veterinary Technology training program in Rochester with Zoo experience

Photo by Jeff Wyatt

Photo by Jeff Wyatt

In the photo at right, Robin English LVT (a zoologist and veterinary technician here at the Zoo) demonstrates a physical examination on a hedgehog to veterinary technology students in Rochester ‘s first veterinary technology training program offered by Medaille College (Rochester Campus).

The Associate’s Degree training program offers evening classes for adult students wishing to pursue a career in veterinary technology, including classes in wildlife and exotic species, dogs, cats, horses and cattle. The Zoo offers many opportunities through academic partnerships, the newest being with Medaille College!

– Dr. Jeff Wyatt, Director of Animal Health & Conservation