LSU Vet School Open House Shows Latest Advances

Water therapy for dogs, equine treadmills, and cancer treatment are among this year's exhibits.

The Louisiana University School of Veterinary Medicine will host its 24th Annual Open House on Feb. 4. The self-guided tour, which is open to the public, will take visitors through the Veterinary Medicine Building where students, faculty and staff will provide information and exhibits on the veterinary medicine curriculum.

The tour features an underwater treadmill for dogs, as well as an equine treadmill. In addition, visitors can learn about the Cancer Treatment Unit, the gross anatomy laboratory, intensive care units, surgery suites and radiology suites.

Animal demonstrations, such as a parade of dog and horse breeds, will also be featured.

For more information, call (225) 578-9900.

Posted: Dec. 23, 2005, 5a.m. EST

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