Junior Vet Day

The Donkey Sanctuary, Brookfield Farm, Honiton, Devon, EX14 9SU

Tel: 01395 573156

Child examines a donkey during Junior Vet Day

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Designed for 11-15 year olds interested in a career in veterinary care, experience what it's really like to 'be a vet for the day' with The Donkey Sanctuary's Junior Vet Day.

This is an exclusive opportunity for children considering a career in veterinary care to discover what first-rate equine veterinary care actually involves, brought to you by The Donkey Sanctuary: a global centre of excellence in donkey welfare.

Veterinary work experience for under 16s is very rare, so this fascinating and insightful experience has been specifically developed to provide children with a taste of veterinary work in a real-life setting, which can help shape and influence their future career path.

Aspiring junior vets will work with the sanctuary's qualified veterinary staff to learn how to diagnose and treat Hettie, the poorly donkey, from in-depth examinations, medication, anatomy, pathology and dentistry to hoof problems and surgery. There will of course be some time for donkey grooming too.

Each child will receive a comprehensive workbook to complete during the day.

The Junior Vet Day is based at The Donkey Sanctuary's new, state-of-the-art donkey hospital at Brookfield Farm near Honiton, Devon and places cost £120 each.

Other 2019 dates
• 30 July 2019
• 22 August 2019
• 23 October 2019

Book now
To book a place on one of the Junior Vet Days, please call 01395 573156 or email events@thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis so book early to avoid disappointment.

Further information
01395 573156 | events@thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Child£120.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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Opening Times

Season (30 July 2019)
DayTimes
Tuesday09:00 - 16:00
Season (22 Aug 2019)
DayTimes
Thursday09:00 - 16:00
Season (23 Oct 2019)
DayTimes
Wednesday09:00 - 16:00

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