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APRIL 27 IS WORLD VETERINARY DAY
CELEBRATE BY VISITING
THE COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
Teaching Animal Unit
- Mare and Foal Physical Exam / Every 30 minutes on the hour and half hour.
- Gentle Handling Demonstration / Cattle herding lesson: How using the animal's natural instincts provides a safe and low-stress environment for cattle and farm workers at 11 and 1.
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
- 10 / Triumphant Tails.
- 11 / Paws4ever Drill Team.
- 11:45/ Go, Dog, Go Flyball Club.
- 1 / Triumphant Tails.
- 1:30 / Go, Dog, Go Flyball Club.
- 2 / American Kennel Club Agility.
See Surgeries and Videos, Learn About One Health and Veterinary Education
Live Surgical Demonstrations. Watch live video feed of spaying and neutering surgeries, North Theater at 9, 11, 1.
Interested in vet school? Attend one of the information and Q&A sessions, North Theater at 10:15, 12:15, 2:30.
Lights, camera, action! Watch videos of CVM highlights. South and North Theaters throughout the day in between other presentations.
One Health: Why is it Important? Discussions of how the CVM is advancing the health of wildlife, domestic animals, the environment to benefit human well-being. South Theater.
- 9:30 / Adam Moeser, "Dual Purpose with Dual Benefit: Using the Pig as a Model for Biomedicine and Agriculture."
- 10:30 / Kate Meurs, "Heart Disease in Cats, Dogs, and Humans -- Similar Genes, Similar Diseases."
- 11:30 / Duncan Lascelles, "Alleviating Pain: Our Pets and Us."
- 12:30 / Natasha Olby, "Making the Connection -- Improving Recovery from Spinal Cord Injury."
- 1:30 / Ed Breitschwerdt, "Flea and Tick Borne Infections of Cats, Dogs, and Family Members."
- 2:30 / Jonathan Fogle, "The Immune Response to Bone Tumors in Dogs and Children: How Man's Best Friend May Be an Even Better Friend to Our Children."
Look Inside the CVM Mobile Surgery Unit. Veterinary care goes on the road with this self-contained surgery unit on wheels. All day.
Open House Partners
- Alley Cats and Angels
- American Kennel Club
- Best Friend Pet Adoption
- Boston Terrier Rescue of North Carolina
- Calvin's Paws
- C.A.R.E. For Animals
- Carolina Border Collie Rescue
- Carolina Care Bullies
- Carolina Pet Rescue
- Coastal Carolina Boston Terrier Rescue
- Coastal Carolina Search Team
- Eyes Ears Nose and Paws
- Go Dog Go Flyball Club
- K-9 Kindness
- North Carolina Cattlemen's Association
- North Carolina Equine Rescue League
- North Carolina Horse Council
- North Carolina One Health Collaborative
- North Carolina Schnauzer Rescue
- Pawfect Match
- Raleigh Aquarium Society
- Raleigh Kennel Club
- SAFE Haven for Cats
- Sound Pet Animal Rescue
- Triangle Beagle Rescue
- Triumphant Tails
Due to certain health risks:
- Please do not bring your pets to Open House.
- Please do not attend if you have traveled overseas after April 12.
- Remember to wash your hands after touching the animals (especially before eating).