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UF Vet Open House :: April 9th

UF Open HouseCome one, come all to the UF College of Veterinary Medicine’s Annual Open House, set for April 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The college and our UF veterinary students work together to put on this wonderful, fun and educational event each year for the community. And it’s all free!

***  Click here for the Event Brochure ***

There will be:

* Tours of the UF Large and Small Animal Hospitals (ongoing)

* How to Get Into Veterinary School/Pre-Vet Advising Sessions

* Talks and Educational Demonstrations will highlight various techniques used by UF veterinarians to treat animals for a variety of health problems (ongoing)

* Demonstrations by the Marion County mounted patrol, Gainesville Police Department’s K-9 team, and the Alachua County K-9 unit

* Lameness Locator Demonstrations

* Equine Treadmill Demonstrations

* Dog Agility Demonstrations

* Games and prizes for kids provided by CVM student organizations

* Food truck rally featuring local eateries

* Teddy Bear Clinic for the kids – bring your torn teddy bears for repair by UF veterinary students and the Alachua Veterinary Medical Association (ongoing)

* Gypsy Gold Vanner Horses (ongoing)

* Gainesville Rabbit Rescue will perform hourly handling demonstrations

* Chris P. Bacon, the pig on wheels (ongoing)

* ASPCA Forensic Crime Scene Mobile Unit (ongoing)

* Special appearance by Albert and Alberta (noon-1:00 p.m.)