Student-Led Events

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Open House

Purdue’s College of Veterinary Medicine Open House is an annual, free event for the public that highlights the veterinary profession. Co-chairs are responsible for running the event. They also have a team of committee members that help organize fundraising, social media publicity, and demonstrations.

Learn more about the Open House

Co-Chairs: Lisa Miller and Sara Helming

racers and their dogs during the 5k run/walk

Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog

The Dog Jog is an annual event that occurs in September during the PVM Fall Conference. It is a 5k race on Purdue’s campus. Runners can run/walk with their dogs. Proceeds go towards Purdue’s PetSafe program and Priority 4 Paws.

Learn more about the Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog

Dog Jog Co-Chairs: Allison Holahan, Morgan Watkins, Maxine White and Hannah Wedig

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Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving Dinner is an annual event that occurs in November. Faculty and students come together to share a meal and partake in games organized by Purdue SAVMA.

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Fur Ball

The Fur Ball is an annual event held in January. It is a formal event that involves dancing and eating some delicious food!