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College of Veterinary Medicine

Animals on display

Visit the variety of animal species in the veterinary world. 104 Trotter Hall and Mosier Hall. 

Browse the expo

Check out the various club and vendor booths with pet toys, games, raffles, face painting, clothing, baked goods, pet treats and more. 109 Trotter and Mosier Halls.

Guided tours of the Veterinary Health Center

Join one of our Vet Med Ambassadors on a guided walkthrough of the Veterinary Health Center in Mosier Hall, which serves as our full-service animal hospital. Trotter Hall Courtyard.

Kids’ pet clinic

Bring in your favorite stuffed animal for a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment provided by one of our dedicated and knowledgeable veterinary medicine students. Mosier Hall.

Palpation pony

Learn more about equine anatomy and how to perform a physical exam on a pony. Mosier Hall.

Mock surgical suite

Dress like a surgeon and watch how veterinary medicine students prepare themselves and a patient for surgery. 109 Trotter Hall.

Bug’s life

Can you guess how many fleas are in the jar? Trotter Hall.

What’s your air capacity?

See the differences between lungs that are healthy and those that are diseased. Trotter Hall.

Strange and unusual

Visit the Exotic Animal Club booth to see a variety of scaly, feathery and furry creatures. Mosier Hall.

Believe it or not

See the amazing two-headed calf and other extraordinary birth anomalies at the congenital defects exhibit. 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. 109 Trotter Hall.

Race through the GI tract

Watch morsels of kibble race through the winding and fascinating path of the gastrointestinal tract. 109 Trotter Hall.

World of the little

See what bacteria and parasites look like with and up close and personal exam under a microscope. 307 Trotter Hall.

Comparative anatomy

Play the mix-and-match game with a variety of species. 313 Trotter Hall.

Walk through the heart

Explore one of the most interesting and important organs in this interactive display. 313 Trotter Hall.

Animal X-rays

Can you identify the species? 307 Trotter Hall.

Veterinary medicine clothing sale

The Class of 2021 will be on hand with a variety of clothing and other unique items for sale. First floor, Trotter Hall Lobby. 

Mobile Surgery Unit

Tour and explore the mobile surgery unit, which has had more than 15,000 procedures performed inside! Mosier Hall. 

By the hour

9 a.m.
College of Veterinary Medicine informational presentation: Prepare to be a competitive applicant. Frick Auditorium.Guided tour of the Veterinary Health Center. Trotter Hall Courtyard.

10 a.m.
College of Veterinary Medicine informational presentation: Prepare to be a competitive applicant. Frick Auditorium.Guided tour of the Veterinary Health Center. Trotter Hall Courtyard.Riley County Police Department K-9 demonstration. Trotter Hall Courtyard.

11 a.m.
Guided tour of the Veterinary Health Center. Trotter Hall Courtyard.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Pork burger, baked beans and soda prepared by Swine Vet Club. Mosier Hall.

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Presentations from the Sunset Zoo’s Education Department. Frick Auditorium.

Noon
Guided tour of the Veterinary Health Center. Trotter Hall Courtyard.

1 p.m.
College of Veterinary Medicine informational presentation: Prepare to be a competitive applicant. Frick Auditorium.Guided tour of the Veterinary Health Center. Trotter Hall Courtyard.

2 p.m.
Veterinary Medicine Pet Show: Cheer on the talented pets of K-State veterinary students as they compete in a variety of categories. Frick Auditorium. Riley County Police Department K-9 demonstration. Trotter Hall Courtyard.