A natural compassion towards animals and being interested in science is what leads most veterinarians into their field. Learn the role a veterinarian plays in practicing animal and public health while participating in many hands on activities. These activities will help you learn the different equipment used by veterinarians, diseases and health problems, and investigate the different career opportunities as a veterinarian or volunteer.

Resources for all levels



VS191 Veterinary Science 1

  • Introduction to the fundamentals of veterinary science
  • Learn what is "normal" and "abnormal" in regards to animal health


VS192 Veterinary Science 2

  • Explore the field of animal disease
  • Learn how the body reacts to health problems


VS193 Veterinary Science 3

  • Further study in the veterinary profession
  • Look into preventative care aspects


State Fair

4-H exhibits and competitions are part of the fun of the Missouri State Fair. You won't want to miss this special event; visit the 4-H building to see the projects of our 4-H youth or catch the judging competitions. Whatever your niche, there is something for everyone. Bring the family! The Missouri State Fair is located at the intersection of Highways 50 and 65, and less than 20 miles south of I-70, Sedalia is roughly an hour from Kansas City, Columbia and Jefferson City.