What’s currently happening:
The Pet Hospital
Opening June 19, 2010 at the Portland Children’s Museum!
“The exhibit, which was created by Banfield, The Pet Hospital, in partnership with the museum, will feature a reception area, exam rooms, a grooming station, kennels and real veterinary tools. In the exhibit, children and their parents will be able to check vital signs of stuffed animals, review X-rays, scan pets for microchips and take their four-legged friends on a walk in the dog park.” Jacques Von Lunen, Special to the Oregonian
Watch a Martha Speaks video, learn about being a veterinarian and visit with a therapy dog. Banfield, The Pet Hospital will be on-hand to present their FutureVet program as well as BARK (Beach Animals Reading with Kids) to talk about reading therapy dogs. Children will receive a gift at the program’s conclusion. This program is open to all and free of charge.
2010 Portland Children’s Museum FutureVet presentations
Learn firsthand, from our furry guest, what he can expect when he goes to the doctor. Discover what your Pets need to be happy, safe and healthy and how to care for them from a licensed veterinarian.
Oregon Zoo Summer 2010 Camp: Animal Investigators!
Go behind the scenes to get an insider’s view of what it takes to care for animals as small as an urchin and as big as a rhinoceros. Explore some husbandry techniques used by zookeepers. Discover what animal enrichment is and why the Oregon Zoo uses it. Learn about the zoo’s wildlife conservation efforts and stay overnight for more behind-the-scenes views including an insider’s look at the veterinary hospital through FutureVet curriculum and an animal kitchen.