UF College of Veterinary Medicine hosts open house April 16
UF Small Animal Hospital, including emergency and critical care, oncology, cardiology and internal medicine.
A longtime community tradition, the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine Open House, is back after a two-year hiatus and will feature a full day of educational demonstrations, tours and much more from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 16.
It’s free and everyone is invited.
Mounted police from the Gainesville Police Department will be on hand from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and K-9 units from the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office will also be present. Numerous educational exhibits and demonstrations will take place throughout the day, and several services within the new UF Small Animal Hospital, including emergency and critical care, oncology, cardiology and internal medicine will be highlighted.
Attendees will have the opportunity to view horses on a high-speed treadmill and a large animal rescue demonstration. Tours of UF’s large and small animal hospitals will be provided, and veterinary students will be offering a teddy bear clinic for people who bring their damaged stuffed animals for repair.
Pet adoptions will be available and Albert and Alberta will pay a visit to the college between noon and 1 p.m.
Information about veterinary school admissions will be available through a lecture that will take place at different times throughout the day.
The UF veterinary college is located at 2015 SW 16th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32608.
Visit www.vetmed.ufl.edu/openhouse for more information as it becomes available.