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UF Vet School Open House

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  • When: Saturday, April 15, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Where: University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine located at 2015 SW 16th Ave. in Gainesville.
  • Who: The college and our veterinary students work together to put on this wonderful, fun and educational event each year for the community.
  • What: Our Open House is an opportunity to learn more about the veterinary profession and what our Small and Large Animal Hospitals have to offer, engage in learning opportunities, see cool stuff and even adopt an animal from a local shelter. Come learn more about us! And it’s all free and open to the public!

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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.)

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