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VTH Open House

Don't miss the 36th Annual James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital Open House:

April 25, 2015   |   9 a.m.-4 p.m.

The Open House will feature informational lectures and demonstrations, as well as tours of the hospital, student exhibits, a mock surgery for children, and a petting zoo!

All open house events are free and open to the public!


 Tours of the VTH


Tours will run from 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m. and start every 15 minutes. They are first-come, first-serve and fill up quickly!

Please do not bring your animal to this event. You will not be permitted to tour the hospital. Thank you for your cooperation in keeping every person and animal safe and healthy!​


 Driving Directions


• On Drake Road, just west of College Ave. • After entering, turn left; parking is on right
• Enter through Diagnostic Medicine Center

View a map for directions and parking information.


 Contact Us!


​For questions regarding the Open House, please contact the VTH at

View the 2015 VTH Open House brochure

Student Club Offerings at the Open House

Lecture Schedule:

​​Lecture Location: ACC 120/118
9 a.m.: So You Want to be a Veterinarian – ​Dr. Gary Mason
10 a.m.: Raising Backyard Chickens –  Sarah Millonig
11 a.m.: Exotic Medicine – Dr. Terry Campbell
Noon: Equine First Aid – Dr. Dean Hendrickson
2 p.m.: So You Want to be a Veterinarian – Dr. Rob Callan
3 p.m.: Community Practice and Shelter Medicine – Dr. Rebecca Ruch-Gallie ​


​​Lecture Location: DMC 101
9 a.m.: The VTH ​Plans for the Future  Dr. Tim Hackett 
10 a.m.: Critical Care for Pets – Dr. Justin Mathis
11 a.m.: Common Pet Toxins and Preventions – Dr. Luke Wittenburg 
Noon: Zoonotic Disease  Dr. Ben Ouyang
1 p.m.: Medical Acupuncture, Massage and Laser Therapy – Dr. Sandra Allweiler 
2 p.m.: Common Pet Toxins and Preventions – Dr. Luke Wittenburg  
3 p.m.: Critical Care for Pets – Dr. Justin Mathis​


​​​VTH Arena (Behind Equine and Livestock Medicine)​
10 a.m.: 1st K9 officer demonstration  Fort Collins PD
11 a.m.: 2nd K9 officer demonstration  Fort Collins PD 
12:45 p.m.: Equine First Aid Demonstration – Dr. Dean Hendrickson
1:30 p.m.: 1st Search and Rescue Dog demonstration  Blackjack/Ace and Tara Reilly
p.m.: 2nd Search and Rescue Dog demonstration  Blackjack/Ace and Tara Reilly 
Veterinary Teaching Hospital Open House - Colorado State University
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Contact Us:
Colorado State University
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
300 West Drake Road
Fort Collins, Colorado, 80523

(970) 297-5000

(970) 297-1205