CMC Spring Valley vet tech farm throws its doors open
Open house on Oct. 29 gives opportunity to meet animals large and small
Oct. 24, 2022 - Colorado Mountain College Spring Valley is inviting community members to visit the program’s 220-acre farm and teaching hospital from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 29 to learn about the college’s veterinary technology program. This is a free, family-friendly open house. Kids are encouraged to wear costumes and some of the animals will be wearing costumes too. An area will be set up to take photos with the animals.
There will also be a scavenger hunt, a silent auction, a jack-o-lantern smashing extravaganza (pumpkin pieces will then be fed to the farm’s animals), as well as Halloween treats for humans. Some of the farm’s animals will be available to pet and feed, too.
In addition to the vet tech lab, small animal hospital and equine teaching barn, the college’s veterinary technology program houses a variety of large animals including horses, cattle, pigs, goats, sheep chickens and ducks. Small animals include rodents, snakes, birds, ferrets and chinchillas.
Visitors are asked to leave their own pets at home, as USDA regulates that no unauthorized animals be permitted on the premises or in vehicles.
The CMC Veterinary Technology Center and Teaching Hospital is located at 3000 County Road 114, Glenwood Springs, (across from the main Spring Valley campus, past Colorado Animal Rescue).
For more information, contact 970-945-7481.