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College of Veterinary Medicine to host ‘Hairy Pawter’ themed open house

April 6th, 2019

Story Contact: Eric Stann, 573-882-3346,

WHAT: The University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine will host its annual open house on Saturday, April 6. The “Hairy Pawter” themed event will feature a variety of activities, including police canine units; demonstrations by the Purina Incredible Dogs; a Mizzou Quidditch Team scrimmage; and tours of the equine, food animal and small animal hospitals. Child-friendly activities include petting zoos, pony rides, cow milking, goats in pajamas and a teddy bear surgery clinic.

Prospective veterinary students will have the opportunity to interact with current students, faculty and staff and will learn how to become a stronger applicant for the MU veterinary medicine program.

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WHO: MU faculty, staff, students, alumni and the general public


9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6

College of Veterinary Medicine, MU Campus

NOTES: This event is free and open to the public. Food and beverages will be available for purchase from food trucks. For additional information, media can contact Tracey Berry of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine at 573-884-2215 or