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Open House

Save the Date!Saturday, March 28, 2020, 9am - 3pm

Visit NC State Veterinary Medicine for a day filled with animal friends, fun, and interesting information.

Registration is not required.

Tour Our Hospital, Labs, and Grounds

Learn more about the operations and facilities at our Veterinary Hospital and bring your budding veterinarians to check our what the classrooms and laboratories in a state-of-the-art college of veterinary medicine are like. Then stop by and visit the chicks, and cows, and horses, and turkeys, and goats, and pigs at the Teaching Animal Unit. Make sure to leave time to participate in one of our many events.
Staff members identifiable by “Open House” shirts can answer questions or help meet any needs during your tour. Comfortable, closed-toe shoes are recommended for touring the campus. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times and please leave pets at home.

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Take a Peek Behind the Scenes

Interactive. Educational. Entertaining. Learn about animals and animal care, ask questions of experts, and learn what’s new in veterinary medicine.

Events and Demonstrations

Animal-care demonstrations, expert Q and A’s, Vet School Admission talks, working canine obedience demos, and more.

There’s lots going on!

Sample Calendar of Events

Dog Group Demonstrations

10:00 am – State Bureau of Investigation K9 Demo

11:00 am – American Kennel Club: Agility

12:00 pm – State Bureau of Investigation K9 Demo

1:00 pm – Morrisville K9 Unit, Obedience and Search

2:00 pm – American Kennel Club, Agility

Large Animal Demonstrations

All Day – Mare and foal (Teaching Animal Unit [TAU] Corral)

All Day – Haltering & Knots (Demonstration Table)

9:30 – Comparative Anatomy

10:00 – Farrier Demo

10:30 – Cooler Horsemanship demos in corral outside LA Hospital

11:00 – Farrier Demo

12:00 – Endoscopy Demo

1:00 – Cooler Horsemanship Demos in corral outside LA Hospital

1:30 – Comparative Anatomy

2:00 – Endoscopy demo