Open house at Midwestern Veterinary College on Saturday

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Midwestern University hosts open house at veterinary college in Glendale. (Source: 3TV/ CBS 5) Midwestern University hosts open house at veterinary college in Glendale. (Source: 3TV/ CBS 5)
Families can interact with the animals onsite. (Source: 3TV/ CBS 5) Families can interact with the animals onsite. (Source: 3TV/ CBS 5)
Students will be available for questions related to the veterinary programs offered at the college. (Source: 3TV/ CBS 5) Students will be available for questions related to the veterinary programs offered at the college. (Source: 3TV/ CBS 5)
The event is open to all people interested, including children and family members. (Source: 3TV/ CBS 5) The event is open to all people interested, including children and family members. (Source: 3TV/ CBS 5)
Stuffed animal repairs will be made for those who bring their torn toys. (Source: 3TV/ CBS 5) Stuffed animal repairs will be made for those who bring their torn toys. (Source: 3TV/ CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Midwestern’s Glendale campus is hosting an open house from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday.

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Everyone from ranch owners, pet owners and aspiring veterinarians is invited to attend to see the future of animal health care in Arizona. Expert faculty and current veterinary students will be there to answer any questions and showcase the facilities.

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Families can interact with the animals, witness a simulated cow birth and learn about pathology and forensics related to animals.

Open House Activities Include:

·        Tours of the College of Veterinary Medicine clinical facilities

·        "Birthing Betsy" calf delivery simulation

·        Canine physical rehabilitation

·        Animal forensics

·        Horse and cow physical exam skills

·        Dog CPR simulation

·        Hands-on bandaging with an artificial horse

·        Demonstration of horse acupuncture

·        Anatomy displays

·        Household medications and pet safety

·        Horse husbandry/grooming

·        Life of a vet student/how to become a veterinarian

·        Teddy bear surgery -- bring your "injured" small stuffed animal for repair

The school is located at 19555 North 59th Avenue • Glendale, AZ 85308.

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For more information, visit Midwestern University’s website, https://www.midwestern.edu/cvm_open_house.

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