Animal Science Workshops Planned

Two animal science workshops are planned for November 16th and 29th to educate the public on possible career choices, the proper care of animals, and how animals can being used in therapeutic sessions.

Both workshops, sponsored by the School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, will be held in the Ray Johnson Assembly Center, Extension and Research Building and at the Dairy from 3 to 5 p.m.

Nancy Goldman, equine therapist, will discuss the use of equine therapy for persons with traumas or disabilities November 16th. “Equine is a new and emerging field that both animal science and psychology students will enjoy,” said Dr. Melissa Mason, animal science specialist, Extension and Research.

The November 29th session will feature presenter Dr. Amy Different, certified animal chiropractor, Animal Veterinary Chiropractic Association. She will present on the benefits of chiropractic care in animals. The presentation will include a demonstration using the miniature horses and alpacas at the Dairy.

For more details, contact Dr. Melissa Mason at (601)-877-4006, or [email protected].

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