Extension Veterinary Medicine is a program unit of Texas
AgriLife Extension Service in the Department of Large Animal
Clinical Sciences. We are committed to the education of the people
of Texas regarding livestock health and care.
The PEER Program is a unique and innovative educational outreach
effort with an emphasis on rural middle schools. The focus of this
program is to enrich and stimulate student interest in the areas of
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). To accomplish
this, the PEER program has a multifaceted approach directed at K-12
students and teachers, undergraduate and graduate students,
veterinary students, veterinarians, and scientists.
Vet School Open House is a huge event every year where we open
all the doors and let the public get to see exclusively behind the
scenes of Texas A&M's premiere veterinary school.
The Veterinary Emergency Team is the largest and most
sophisticated veterinary medical disaster response team in the
country, develops and provides cutting edge emergency management
education, develops new knowledge in emergency preparedness
education and response, and builds on the legacy of service that is
at the heart of Texas A&M University.
This special summer program is for high school students who have
an interest in the field of veterinary medicine. The three-day
program will give participants the opportunity to explore the
possibilities of veterinary medicine as a career. Participants will
live in University dormitories, attend special sessions, and
discover the broad diversity of career opportunities available to
graduates with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.