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Events schedule

College of Veterinary Medicine

Animals on display
Visit the variety of animal species in the veterinary world. 104 Trotter Hall and "I-70," Mosier Hall. 

Browse the expo
Pet toys; games; raffle; face painting; clothing, baked goods and dog treats for sale; and balloon animals await you at the expo. Check out the various club and vendor booths. "I-70," Mosier Hall and 104 Trotter Hall. 

Guided tours
Tours of clinic and class facilities start every 15 minutes. Information booth east of Trotter Hall.

Kid's pet clinic
Kids can bring their stuffed animals for treatment. Small animal lobby of veterinary hospital, Mosier Hall. 

Palpation pony
Learn how to perform a physical exam, and learn anatomy on the vet med pony. "I-70," Mosier Hall. 

Mock surgical suite
Dress like a surgeon and watch students prepare a patient for surgery. 104 Trotter Hall

Bug's life
Guess how many fleas are crammed into a jar. 204 Trotter Hall. 

What's your air capacity?
See the difference between diseased and healthy lungs. 204 Trotter Hall. 

Strange and unusual
Visit the exotic animal club booth to see a variety of scaly, feathery and furry creatures, and get your picture taken. E108 Mosier Hall. 

Believe it or not
See the amazing two-headed calf and other extraordinary birth anomalies at the congenital defects exhibit. 204 Trotter Hall. 

Animal ER
What's in your pet's first aid kit? See what you need to save your pet's life in an emergency. 104 Trotter Hall. 

Race through the GI tract
Watch morsels of kibble race through the winding path of the GI tract. 104 Trotter Hall. 

World of the little
See what bacteria and parasites look like up close through a microscope. 204 Trotter Hall. 

Comparative anatomy
Play the mix-and-match game with a variety of species. 204 Trotter Hall. 

Animal X-rays
Can you identify what animal this is? 204 Trotter Hall. 

Veterinary medicine clothing sale
The sophomore class will be selling veterinary medicine clothing. 104 Trotter Hall. 

By the hour

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Browse club and class booths, listen to speakers and have your veterinary school questions answered by current vet students. Enjoy guided tours, and visit our animals on display. Trotter and Mosier Halls, "I-70."

9 a.m.
Presentation by Ronnie Elmore, assistant dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine. "How to Become a Competitive Veterinary College Applicant." 201 Trotter Hall.

10 a.m.
Question-and-answer session about vet school with a vet student panel. 201 Trotter Hall.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Enjoy a pork burger, baked beans and a soda prepared by the swine veterinarians club. Outside "I-70," Mosier Hall.

1 p.m.
Watch the talented pets of K-State veterinary students at the vet med pet show. Pets will compete in a variety of categories, including best trick, best costume, best exotic pet, pet/owner look-alike and audience favorite. Frick Auditorium, Moiser Hall.