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CVHS Annual Open House


Open House 2016

The Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences will be open to the public on Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for its annual Open House.

We encourage pet owners, those interested in pursuing veterinary medicine careers and anyone who is interested in learning more about activities at the CVHS to join us.Our students coordinate Open House and are very proud to show visitors the many different facets of their profession. 

From research, to teaching tomorrow’s practitioners, to treating Oklahoma’s livestock and companion animals, there is much to see and do at Open House. Come and visit Oklahoma’s only veterinary college!

Event Schedule &  Map

View a full event schedule, which includes event locations.

To easily locate events, click on the maps below:

McElroy Hall Event Map

Boren Veterinary Medical Hospital Event Map

Event Highlights 

  • An appearance and photo opportunity with OSU's Bullet
  • Free carriage rides by Circle A Draft Horses
  • Self-guided tours of the Boren Veterinary Medical Hospital
  • Payne County K-9 Unit
  • Oklahoma City Disc Dogs
  • Equine Treadmill
  • Games for children
  • Face painting
  • Teddy Bear Surgery (bring your torn stuffed animal for repair; available on a first-come/first-serve basis)
  • Admissions Seminars
  • Avian, Exotic and Zoo Medicine silent auction
  • Various outdoor animal demonstrations throughout the day

For more inforamtion on the CVHS Open House 2016, view the Open House Brochure.

Our Location

First-time visitor or unsure of our location? Visit our How to Find Us page for all the directions and maps you could want to help direct you right to the event.

Food and Beverage

With all the activites going, we know you are going to work up an appetite! We've got you covered with on-site food trucks.


No pets are allowed for the safety of your animals, as well as to protect veterinary hospital patients.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

All activities are free and no appointments are necessary.

Virtual Tour

If you cannot attend the Open House, you can schedule a personal tour or view our facilities via a virtual tour.