Posted by: jamiepcann | April 26, 2013

An Animal Lovers Guide to Rutgers Day

From puppies and ponies to piglets and lambs there will be plenty of animals to warm your heart on Rutgers Day.

Admire the baby animals during the 42nd Annual Farm Animal Show in the barns on Cook Campus. Want to get up close to the animals. Visit the piglets, lambs and other baby animals at the petting zoo. This attraction is always a huge hit, so get there early!

Have you ever wondered about the animals that make their homes at Rutgers? Visit the Cook Campus Farm Area where there are a wide variety of animals that you won’t want to miss!

From 1-2 p.m. see magnificent horses gallop at full speed on an equine treadmill or, stop by the Equine Science Barn to learn more about the horses and Equine Science Club. You can also take a tour of the barn where horses from the Rutgers  mounted patrol live in when they are not on duty.

Equine Science Club

The New Jersey 4-H State Dog Show will be held on Skelley Field. Watch these dogs show off their showmanship, obedience, and agility. You can also meet the incredibly cute puppies that Rutgers students are raising for The Seeing Eye, a national non-profit that works to improve the lives of the visually impaired.


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