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Open House 2010

Date: 1/29/2010 9:14 am

Open House is a student-organized event to share information about careers in veterinary medicine and activities at Auburn's College of Veterinary Medicine. The event is free and open to the public. For information, call (334) 844-2497.

A variety of fun and educational activities are offered for all ages. (Check this site again for a more detailed list and anticipated times.)

See attached promotional poster below (PDF).

Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine
Open House
Saturday, April 24
8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Event Times and Location

8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Petting Zoo
Lameness Arena

8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Exotic Pets
Greene Hall

9 – 11 a.m.
Birds of Prey Southeastern Raptor Center
Greene Hall Circle

9 a.m. – Noon
Small Animal Ultrasound Demonstration
Small Animal Teaching Hospital

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Cub/Boy Scout Merit Badges (check in by 10 a.m.)
Front Lawn Tent

10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m.    
Detection Canines
Front Lawn

10:15 a.m.
Equine Parade of Breeds
Lameness Arena

10:30 a.m.
Career Opps and Admission Requirements
Overton Auditorium

11 a.m.
Canine Parade of Breed
Greene Hall Circle

Retriever Trial Demonstrations
Front Lawn

Kids Activities

Paleontology Dig - discover and identify buried bones

Teddy Bear Surgery - Does your favorite stuffed animal need repair? Bring it and help veterinary students as they practice their surgical skills.

Petting Zoo - make friends with a calf, goat, and other animals

Sketch Book Saturday - draw and learn techniques for making art

Informational Scavenger Hunt - gather information as you visit exhibits around the college

Family Activities

Canine Parade of Breeds
Equine Parade of Breeds
Bovine Parade of Breeds
Southeastern Raptor Center Birds of Prey

Educational Demonstrations and Exhibits

Boy Scout Merit Badges
Heart and Lung Sounds
CPR Demonstration
Portable Dairy
Ambulatory Truck
Fleas and Other Parasites
Exotic Pets
Ultrasound Demonstration
Skeletons and Other Anatomy Displays
Aging Horses
View a Surgical Room

Presentations and Lectures

Career Opportunities and Admissions Requirements (10:30 a.m.)

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