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Animal Ambassadors

04/12/14 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Discover the careers you could pursue with an animal at your side! The four available sessions will include visits with: Illinois Valley Animal Rescue, where we’ll tour the building, learn what happens behind the scenes, and visit with volunteers and animals; Tilly the therapy dog, where we’ll explore the work she does to help others; Ancare Veterinary Clinic, where we’ll look behind the scenes and visit with the vet and technicians; and the Furry Friends Zoo, where we’ll experience and assist in the daily routine of working with animals, including feeding them and preparing their habitats.

Who: Girls in grades 4-12

Therapy Dog Tilly
Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
Location: First Congregational Church, Route 6/4th Street, Peru
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Ancare Clinic
Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
Location: Ancare Veterinary Clinic, Wenzel Rd., Peru
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Furry Friends Zoo
Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014
Location: Furry Friends Zoo, 26541 W. 1700 Rd., Princeton
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014
Location: Illinois Valley Animal Rescue, Industrial Drive, LaSalle
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Fee: $16 per girl for all 4 sessions
Min/Max: 10/20 girls per session, 3/6 adults per session

Fun patch included. Cadettes and Seniors will earn their Animal Helpers and Voice for Animals badges, but badges will not be included in cost of program. Donation list for Furry Friends Zoo and Illinois Valley Rescue will be included with registration confirmation letter. Feel free to bring a donation from this list to the program.

You may register for this activity with our online eRegistration system.