College of Veterinary Medicine annual open house

College of Veterinary Medicine Annual Open House
April 21, 2018, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

The UF College of Veterinary Medicine’s Annual Open House will be held on Saturday, April 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The college and UF veterinary students work together to host a fun and educational free event each year for the community that includes:

  • Tours of the UF Large and Small Animal Hospitals
  • Talks and educational demonstrations that will highlight various techniques used by UF veterinarians to treat animals for a variety of health problems
  • Demonstrations by the Marion County mounted patrol, Gainesville Police Department’s K-9 team and the UF Police Department’s K-9 unit
  • Lameness locator demonstrations
  • Equine treadmill demonstrations
  • Florida State Agricultural Response Team disaster/animal rescue demonstrations
  • Games and prizes for kids provided by the college’s student organizations
  • A food truck rally featuring local eateries
  • A teddy Bear Clinic for kids—bring torn teddy bears for repair by UF veterinary students and the Alachua Veterinary Medical Association
  • Gypsy Gold Vanner Horses
  • Gainesville Rabbit Rescue handling demonstrations
  • Chris P. Bacon, the pig on wheels
  • Wildlife Forensics Mobile Unit

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