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College of Veterinary Medicine sets annual open house for April 6

The College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual open house will be held April 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Exotic animal displays, horseback-riding demonstrations, a parade of dog breeds and veterinary hospital tours are some of the activities that will be available.

Younger children may assist with teddy bear surgery while veterinary students repair their favorite stuffed playmates. Other scheduled activities include quail egg hatchings, ice cream making, question-and-answer sessions with current veterinary students and scientific exhibits showcasing different types of animals. Tours of the  veterinary teaching hospital, which serves both small and large animals, will be available all day. Veterinary students will sell lunch items, baked goods, refreshments and merchandise.

Admission is free and open to the public. Parking will be available at the softball complex on Milledge Avenue, with shuttles running to the college throughout the day. Maps will be available to ease navigation through the exhibits. For assistance with sign language interpretation or handicap accessibility, call 706-542-2318.