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Garden Spot High School

Kate Burkholder – Animal Care Internship

It isn’t every day that a high school student is allowed to work behind the scenes at an animal rescue. At the end of August, I started my internship at Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue in Reinholds, PA. This rescue specializes in taking in golden retrievers, Labrador retrievers, and other doodle variations. Some dogs at…

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Amber Scritchfield – Animal Care Internship

Starting my very first day at Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue, I was extremely nervous about what to expect. I was also excited at the same time to be able to play with all the dogs. I’ve enjoyed meeting all the new people and learning from them. The rescue is located in Reinholds, and it…

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Natalie Wirta – Veterinary Internship

This semester, I had the opportunity to intern at New Holland Veterinary in New Holland, PA. On an average day, I assist the vet techs and staff with many tasks, including laundry, washing and wrapping surgical packs, setting up and cleaning up stations, including surgery and dental. I also assist with checking on pets during…

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Madison Myers – Animal Care Internship

When I first started this internship, I was so excited to begin. But over time I became wary that I was picking the right thing for me. I started my first day very nervous because I was unsure what to expect. But it was really fun and I liked it a lot that first day….

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Cierra Hunsecker – Veterinary Internship

Hello, my name is Cierra Hunsecker. My internship is at The New Holland Veterinary Hospital across the street from Garden Spot High School. I have thought about becoming a veterinarian since I was little, and this internship was a perfect opportunity to see what my future would be like. Although I am not able to…

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Zoe Weir – Animal Care Internship

I started interning at Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue (DVGRR) in Reinholds at the beginning of the second semester. I wasn’t planning on doing an internship mostly because there were not many options for my career choice. Mrs. Hackman informed me that she had a dog rescue interested in having an intern that she thought…

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