Wouldn't it be great to spend the day with puppies and kitties? Jen joins up with a veterinarian to learn about all the different parts of her job (and the animals she works with!). 

Wouldn’t it be great to snuggle with dogs and cats all day? Most people think veterinarians only work on furry, cuddly animals but in this episode, Jen meets up with Dr. Cristina, a veterinarian at Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester. Jen learns that Dr. Cristina takes care of horses, pigs, turtles, and so many more animals.

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Discussion Questions

  • What are some ways that you take care of your own pets/animals?
  • Which animal do you think is the hardest to take care of?
  • Have you ever had an X-ray before?
  • How is a veterinarian different than a zookeeper?
  • What other large animals do you think a veterinarian takes care of?
  • Can you name some very small animals that a vet might look after?
  • Does a veterinarian work alone?
  • If you were a veterinarian, which animal would you be scared to take care of?
  • Veterinarians have to know a lot about animals. Can you name an animal fact?

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