Our mission to train tomorrow’s veterinarians and research scientists extends outside the college’s classrooms and laboratories into the Auburn community… and beyond. We are committed to sharing what we know and working with our community in animal care and health. Learn more about some of the college’s activities and events.
Auburn University CVM Annual Open House
Open House set for April 4, 2020
About our Open House
Our annual Open House will be held Saturday, April 4, rain or shine, on the College of Veterinary Medicine campus for the entire community.
This event highlights all Auburn University CVM offers in areas of veterinary medicine, research and education. Open House, which includes many demonstrations and exhibits about animals, starts at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m. on the CVM campus located at 1130 Wire Rd. No registration is required to attend Open House.
Self-guided tours of the Wilford and Kate Bailey Teaching Hospital facilities will be available throughout the day. Exhibits include Southeastern Raptor Center birds, exotic pets, teddy bear surgery, dinosaur egg with embryo, Canine Parade of Breeds and many other exciting events. Open House also will include exhibits in the J.T. Vaughan Large Animal Hospital including the Equine and Bovine Display of Breeds, petting zoo and painted horse.
Admission to the Open House is free and open to the public. Concessions are available at a nominal cost and cash and credit cards are accepted. The official 2020 Open House t-shirt also will be available for purchase.
Parking is accessible from Wire Road near Greene Hall and J.T. Vaughan Large Animal Hospital. Parking is also available across Wire Road from Bailey Teaching Hospital. Handicap parking is available directly in front of Bailey Teaching Hospital.
For more information, download the Open House app by searching AU Vet Med Open House in your Google Play or Apple store.
Prepare yourself to become a veterinarian by attending Vet Camps, held each summer for junior high youth to high school seniors. Held each summer, these camps are very popular and usually fill up soon after the application process is open in late fall. Vet Camps are managed by the Auburn University of Professional and Continuing Education. Find out more.
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
The Veterinary Teaching Hospital is open to the public so people have access to specialty healthcare in veterinary medicine. Learn more about our services, how to make appointments, here.
The Office of Continuing Education offers continuing education courses for veterinarians, since its first conference in 1907. The office conducts a variety of on-site courses annually for veterinarians. In addition to on-site courses, online continuing education are available, as well as a practitioner sabbatical program.