After a four-year hiatus, the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine’s popular open house is back, promising a day of educational demonstrations, tours and much more to captivate people of all ages.
Organized by third-year UF veterinary students with support from the college and various sponsors, the free event will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 15 at the college, 2015 SW 16th Ave., Gainesville. Snacks and College of Veterinary Medicine merchandise will be available for purchase, with the proceeds benefiting UF veterinary medical students.
Numerous educational exhibits will take place throughout the day. Many of the talks and demonstrations will highlight various techniques used by UF veterinarians to treat animals. Equine treadmill demonstrations also will be featured, and pre-veterinary school advisory sessions will be held at different times throughout the day.
There will be a food truck rally, games and souvenirs and children can bring their torn stuffed animals for repair at a teddy bear clinic. A food truck rally will feature local eateries.
Visit https://www.vetmed.ufl.edu/openhouse/ for more information, including the full program.