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.
Open House is an annual event each spring, rain or shine, on the College of Veterinary Medicine campus. The event highlights all the college offers our community in areas of veterinary medicine, research, and education. There are many demonstrations and exhibits about animals and highlighting all veterinary medicine has to offer. The event is held on College of Veterinary Medicine campus, located at 1130 Wire Road. No registration is required to attend Open House.
The next Open House is scheduled for April 6, 2019. Read the 2019 Open House Brochure, for a list of activities and events.
This year, an app has been created so attendees can learn more and find their way to specific activities during Open House. Download the app.
The event includes self-guided tours of the Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital facilities throughout the day. Other exhibits include Southeastern Raptor Center birds of prey, exotic pets, teddy bear surgery, dinosaur egg with embryo, canine parade of breeds and many other events. Open House also includes exhibits outside the J.T. Vaughn Large Animal Teaching Hospital, including the equine and bovine display of breeds, petting zoo and painted horse.
Parking is accessible from Wire Road near Greene Hall and J.T. Vaughn Large Animal Teaching Hospital. Parking is also available across the Wire Road from Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital. Handicap parking is available directly in front of Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital.
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.