College Vet Day at Akron Zoo

College Vet Day at Akron Zoo

Akron Zoo vet, Dr. Kim Cook, (left) with Hospital Coordinator, Deniele Brown, (right) as they examine one of the snow leopard cubs.

The Akron Zoo is offering college students an opportunity to learn more about veterinarian medicine from the zoo’s veterinarian and staff. College Vet Day will be Friday, March 27 from 1 – 3:30 p.m. Space is limited and registration is required.

Students will get to hear a presentation from the zoo’s vet, Dr. Kim Cook, get a behind-the-scenes tour of the zoo’s animal hospital, interact with zoo staff and get to meet some of the zoo animal ambassadors up close. Cost for the program is $25.

For more information or to register people can visit For more information call 330-375-2550 ext. 7249.

Founded in 1953, the Akron Zoo is a non-profit, world conservation zoo with over 700 animals from around the world. Located just west of Downtown Akron, the zoo strives to provide a dynamic, financially responsible, guest-centered animal experience that is energized by innovation and fun. The Akron Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). With its more than 200 accredited members, AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation and your link to helping animals in their native habitats.

The Akron Zoo is open 361 days a year. Zoo hours are 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and admission is $7 per person. Children under two are free and parking is $3. For more information visit or call 330-375-2550.

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