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Events schedule

College of Veterinary Medicine

Ride the shuttle to Trotter and Mosier halls

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, balloon animals, and cookbooks await you at the expo. Check out the various club and vendor booths. “I-70,” Mosier Hall.

Guided tours

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

READ: Reading Education and Assistance Dogs

Bring a children’s book to read to a dog, and learn about this reading program for children. 104 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 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.

Roamin’ through the rumen

Look into a cow’s stomach. Find out how a cow digests its food, and discover the importance of fistulated cows. J128 Mosier Hall.

What’s your air capacity?

See the difference between diseased and healthy lungs. 204 Trotter Hall.

The human-animal bond

See how the simple act of petting a dog or cat can relax muscles in your face. 104 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 a real emergency. 104 Trotter Hall.

Race through the GI tract

Watch delightful 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.

Canine treadmill

Watch Rover run at a live demo on the canine treadmill, and learn about the endurance of athletic animals. 104 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. “I-70,” Mosier Hall.

By the hour

9 a.m.

Presentation by Judy Klimek, associate professor of anatomy and physiology. Becoming a veterinarian: what does it take? 201 Trotter Hall.

10 a.m.

Presentation by Dan Thomson, associate professor of production medicine. Animal welfare and the use of animals in agriculture. 201 Trotter Hall.

11 a.m.

Presentation by Doug Powell, associate professor of diagnostic medicine/pathobiology. Why I blog when I barf: foodborne illness in the U.S. 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, and audience favorite. 201 Trotter Hall.