A video featuring the OSU Veterinary Center Open House can be found at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XxhweQuZOg
(March 10, 2010 Stillwater, OK) – The Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences will open its doors to the public on Saturday, April 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for its annual Open House. The veterinary center is located on Farm Road between Western and McFarland on the western end of OSU’s Stillwater campus. There is no charge to attend.
“We encourage animal owners and people interested in veterinary medicine careers to come and learn more about activities at the veterinary center,” says Dr. Katrina Meinkoth, advisor and recruitment manager. “Our students coordinate Open House and are very proud to show Oklahomans the many different facets of their profession.”
Highlights of the day include:
• Guided tours of the Boren Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital*
• Live animal demonstrations including miniature horses and police dogs
• Informative mini lectures
• Cat show (11:30 a.m.)
• Dog show (2:00 p.m.)
• Face painting
• Children’s Easter Egg Hunt (12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.)
• Teddy Bear Surgery (bring your torn stuffed animal for repair)*
*Pre-registration is required for tours and teddy bear surgery at (405) 744-6961.
No pets are allowed for the safety of your animals as well as to protect veterinary hospital patients. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
From research to teaching tomorrow’s practitioners to treating Oklahoma’s livestock and companion animals, there is much to see and do at Open House. Come and visit Oklahoma’s only veterinary college on April 3!
The Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences is one of 28 veterinary colleges in the United States and is fully accredited by the Council on Education of the American Veterinary Medical Association. The center’s Boren Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital is open to the public and provides routine and specialized care for small and large animals. It also offers 24-hour emergency care and is certified by the American Animal Hospital Association. For more information, visit www.cvhs.okstate.edu or call (405) 744-7000.