Attend these demonstrations and interesting talks
- 10 / Raleigh Police K-9 Unit.
- 11 / DogGone Fast Flyball Club.
- 12/ Go Dog Go Flyball Club.
- 1 / American Kennel Club Agility.
- 1:30 / Search dog demonstration with Cat Warren, Officer Brad Kirby, and Dreyfus.
- 2 / Treibball.
Teaching Animal Unit
- Milking Parlor / 11 & 1
- Mare and Foal / On view throughout day with Equine Club members conducting an exam every 30 minutes
Large Animal Breezeway
- Fistulated Steer Exam / The steer's plug will be opened and you'll see inside his rumen at 10:30, 1:30, 2:30
Outside Equine & Farm Animal Veterinary Center
- Comparative Anatomy / How does the anatomy of a horse compare to that of a person at 10:30 & 1
- Extreme Racing / Laura Miller from the Extreme Cowboy Racing Association performs at 10 & 11
- Endoscopy / An insider's view at 11:30 & 1
- Equine Handling / Demonstration by Don Hoglund at 12:30 & 2
Inclement weather may change outdoor activities.
CVM Administration Building
- Surgery Demonstrations. Watch live video feed of spaying & neutering surgeries, North Theater at 9, 11, 1
- Interested in vet school? Attend one of the information sessions, North Theater at 10:15 & 12:15
- "What a Dog Knows" presentation by Cat Warren--author, trainer, and NC State University associate professor--about her search dog Solo and the science and wonder of working dogs, South Theater at noon.
- The Pet Health Zone. Discussions of interest to all current and future pet owners, South Theater
- 10/ Careers in Veterinary Medicine
- 10:30 / If Animals Could Talk (behavior)
- 11 / Dinner Time: What Animals Eat (nutrition)
- 11:30 / Be a Vet for a Day
- 1 / Carers in Veterinary Medicine
- 1:30 / If Animals Could Talk (behavior)
- 2 /Dinner Time: What Animals Eat (nutrition)
- 2:30 / Be a Vet for a Day
Look Inside the CVM Mobile Surgery Unit and the North Carolina SART Companion Animal Equipment Trailer. Veterinary care goes on the road with these self-contained units.
Open House Partners
- American Kennel Club Agility
- American Saddlebred Association of the Carolinas
- Best Friend Pet Adoption
- C.A.R.E. For Animals
- Carolina Alpaca Breeders & Owners
- Carolina Border Collie Rescue
- Carolina Boxer Rescue
- Carolina Hoofbeats
- Coastal Carolina Boston Terrier Rescue
- Corral Riding Academy
- Doberman Rescue of North Carolina
- DogGone Fast
- Go Dog Go Flyball Club
- Good Karma Ranch
- Horses for Hope
- Laminitis / Farriery
- Molly's Fund: Seizure Studies
- National Association of Professional Pet Sitters
- North Carolina 4-H Youth Development
- North Carolina Cattlemen's Association
- North Carolina Equine Rescue League
- North Carolina Horse Council
- North Carolina One Health Collaborative
- North Carolina Schnauzer Rescue
- North Carolina SART (State Animal & Agriculture Response Team)
- North Carolina Sheep Producers Association
- North Carolina Therapeutic Riding Center
- Pawfect Match
- Raleigh Aquarium Society
- Raleigh Police K-9 Unit
- REINS: Regional Equine Information Network System
- Rottweiler Hearts Rescue
- Saint Claire Red Mule Farm
- Schnauzer Rescue of the Carolinas
- Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit "Animal Connections"
- Triangle Beagle Rescue
- Triangle Sheltie Rescue of North Carolina
- Underdog Ranch Pet Adoptions
- Wake County Animal Center
Due to certain health risks:
- Please do not bring your pets to Open House.
- Please do not attend if you have traveled overseas after March 8.
- Remember to wash your hands after touching the animals (especially before eating).