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Best Place for Your Kid to Learn How to be a Vet Phoenix 2013 - Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA

Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA

Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA

25 N. 40th Street

Phoenix, AZ 85034

602-273-6852

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The recently refurbished AAWL is a terrific place to adopt a cat or dog — and we're equally fond of their educational programs. If you have a scout troop, you can arrange for a tour of the exotic animal room (complete with resident hedgehog — they won't let you pet her, but still, cool, huh?) and if you have a free week in the summer, for a fee (warning: it's not the cheapest summer camp in town) Junior can even learn how to be a vet. Well, not quite — but close.

Kids 12 and up will dissect a cow eyeball, give a kitten an examination, watch operations and observe a few things we are too squeamish to describe here, but which are sure to thrill your not-easily-grossed-out kid. Ours emerged ready to apply to medical school. Just try to end the week without adopting (yet another) puppy. We dare you.

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