Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine Info Session
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine —
205 Duck Pond Drive Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
No registration is required. More information can be found at http://www.vetmed.vt.edu/academics/dvm/openhouse.asp.
Featured Activities include:
Hospital tours - Tours last approximately one hour and include the hospital and the DVM student teaching facilities.
Photo booth - Bring your camera!
Food drive - Dry and canned food, treats, rawhide bones, and other supplies will be collected to support dogs in the care of Montgomery County Animal Care & Control.
Teddy bear surgery clinic - Members of the Class of 2016 repair your favorite stuffed animal.
Dogs available for adoption - Visit the VA-MD Vet Med Grove from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., where the Animal Welfare Foster Program will introduce you to dogs that are looking for homes.
Anatomy display - Members of the Class of 2018 display skeletons and other specimens, including a live, painted horse located outside the anatomy room.
Wildlife exhibit - See live animals from the Southwest VA Wildlife Center and Field of Daisies Rabbit Rescue.
Club and organization displays - Learn about our veterinary student clubs and organizations and purchase merchandise.
Lectures - Learn about how to prepare a competitive application to veterinary school, how the horse’s gut anatomy predisposes them to colic, the One Health initiative, opportunities in the field of Food Animal Medicine, and more.
Demonstrations - Get a closer look at horseshoe making, small animal endoscopy and ultrasound, a Virginia Tech police dog, electron microscopy, animal autopsy, and more.
…and much more!