Community invited to CVM's annual open house


Children who attend the annual Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine Open House get many opportunities to participate in hands-on activities and demonstrations. PHOTO: Tom Thompson | MSU College of Veterinary Medicine

The Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine invites visitors of all ages to attend its 30th annual Open House on Friday [April 10] and Saturday [April 11].

The college will open its doors from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. for the event at the Wise Center, located on the south side of campus off Spring Street. The April 10 program is for preregistered school groups, while the entire community is welcome to attend on April 11. To register a school group, please call Katie Timmerman at 662-325-0465.

This year’s theme is “Wizard of Pawz.” One of the primary goals of the event is to open the world of veterinary medicine to visitors through fun activities and educational sessions on animal health and behavior.

Attendees will enjoy a petting zoo, animal shows, an aquaculture learning center, and veterinary displays and demonstrations. They also will get to tour the animal hospital and classrooms. Older children often enjoy interacting with veterinary students and learning more about careers in veterinary medicine.

For more information, contact Timmerman at 662-325-0456 or visit

Karen Templeton | College of Veterinary Medicine

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