The James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Colorado State University will host its annual Open House on Friday and Saturday, April 3 and 4, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. The last tours will start at 3:15 p.m.
The Open House includes lectures, demonstrations, tours through the hospital and more than 15 display booths filled with animal information. The Open House is coordinated and run by students in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences’ Professional Veterinary Medical Program. Hospital tours run throughout the day and are usually 30-45 minutes. Large groups are encouraged to make reservations by calling (970) 491-7053. Group reservations are available for Friday only.
The Veterinary Teaching Hospital is located at 300 W. Drake Road in Fort Collins. All Open House events are free and open to the public.
Friday, April 3
9 a.m. -- “Equine wound care” with Dr. Dean Hendrickson
11 a.m. – “Aquatic medicine: Veterinarians treat fish, too” with Dr. Terry Campbell
1 p.m. -- "Weird and wacky: Exotic animal medicine" with Dr.Matthew Johnston
2 p.m. -- “So you want to be a veterinarian?” with Dr. Sherry Stewart
Saturday April 4
9 a.m. -- “Comparative orthopedic research: How sheep are helping people” with Dr. Simon Turner
11 a.m. -- “Common diseases of wildlife in Colorado” with Dr. Laurie Baeten
1 p.m. -- “Cancer in Pets” with Dr. Deanna Worley
Friday, April 3
10 a.m. -- Larimer County Search and Rescue Dogs
2 p.m. -- "Hands for Horses" with Polly Webb, Equine Sports Massage Therapist
Saturday, April 4
10 a.m. -- "Basic Hoof Knowledge: What you need to know about your horse's feet!" with Dr. Shawn Olson
2 p.m. -- "The Bird Experience" free flying birds from all around the world, presented by the Northern Colorado Bird Center.