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Teddy Bear Hospital

(or any stuffed animal!)
Sat, Dec 2, 2023
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Bring your favorite stuffed animal in for a check-up!

Veterinarians-in-training from the University of Illinois will check their weight, temperature, and more, plus address any additional troubles your stuffed friend might be having.

Presented in partnership with the U of I Veterinary Student Outreach Program (VSOP). To learn more about VSOP, visit the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine website.


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