Annual Open House

Saturday, April 9, 2016, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Blacksburg, VA

HokieBird at Open House

Please join us on Saturday, April 9 at our Annual Open House for a behind-the-scenes look at our college! The event, held with support from the Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association (SCAVMA) and other student organizations, features a variety of exhibits, demonstrations, seminars, and public tours of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

The purpose of the Open House is to showcase our college, provide information about the veterinary profession and careers in veterinary medicine, celebrate the role of animals in people's lives, and provide fun and entertainment for the community.

The Open House is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Attendees are encouraged to bring a donation of dog food or dog toys to benefit local shelter dogs.

Schedule & Directions

Featured Activities

  • Hospital tours - Tours last approximately one hour and include the hospital and DVM student teaching facilities.
  • Food drive - Dry and canned food, treats, rawhide bones, and other supplies will be collected to support dogs in the care of Montgomery County Animal Care & Control.
  • Club and organization displays - Learn about our veterinary student clubs and organizations and purchase merchandise.
  • Lectures and demonstrations
  • Silent auction
  • …and much more!