Picnic Day

Schedule of Picnic Day animal events

Academic Surge
* The Wildlife Society Fish Display
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Come and see a diverse array of live, native fish on display.

ARC Pavilion
* Doxie Derby
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
UC Davis Veterinary School Doxie Derby presents the much anticipated Dachshund races! Come cheer on your favorite wiener! Doors open at 12 p.m.

Cole Facility
* Painted Horse
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
See a live display of equine muscular anatomy painted onto a horse.

* Animal Science Displays
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Come see the animal science re.search and teaching displays.

* Young Cattlemen’s
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Come learn about the Beef Industry and Roping with the UC Davis Young Cattlemen’s.

* Petting Zoo
10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Children can come pet farm animals like calves, lambs, and goats.

* Goat Milking
12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Try goat milking! This is your chance to milk one of UC Davis’s dairy goats. Please be in line by 3 p.m. to avoid disappointment.

Cole Facility, Building A
* Sturgeon Exhibition
9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Live white sturgeons will be on display for you to learn more about this native fish species.

* Swine Center Booth
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Come visit our display about different pig breeds and pig by-products.

* Cow Milking
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This is your opportunity to hand milk a cow and learn how milk is produced!

* Small Animal Colony
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Play with young rats and learn about the exciting field of laboratory animal research.

* Dairy Booth Information
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Students will be present to answer any of your dairy related questions.

* Animal Biotechnology Booth
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
See real DNA by extracting DNA from green peas! Visit the Animal Biotech Booth!

Cole Facility, D Barn
* Induced Lactation Project
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Come and see how students make cows produce milk without getting the cows pregnant!

Cole Facility, Equestrian Center
* Equestrian Center Open House and Horse Petting
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Visitors can feed and pet horses while going on guided tours through the EQC facility.

Cole Facility, Horse Barn Arena
* Horse Breeding Demonstration
1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Demonstration of stallion collection and artificial insemination of horses.

* Draft Horses in Action
2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Draft Horse and Driving Club will demonstrate many different uses of draft horses.

* Rodeo Event Demo
2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The Davis Rodeo Club will be demonstrating a various number of events that occur in the horse world!

Hart Hall
* Cat Walk!
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Come enjoy cats from local feline rescue groups, FMC’s Orphan Kitten Project demo, and face painting!

Hutchison Field
* Guide Dog Puppy Raising Information Booth
8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Come meet puppies being raised for Guide Dogs for the Blind, and learn about the program a.m. from current puppy raisers and leaders!

* Great Pyrenees Rescue
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Great Pyrenees Rescue of Northern California will show you how to share your home with a 100 lb gentle giant.

* Bouvier des Flandres Club of Northern California
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Come visit this Belgian working breed and learn how they are used for herding cattle and sheep, as well as pulling carts, protection, scent and rescue work.

* NorCal Sheltie Rescue
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Information booth about Shetland Sheepdog “Sheltie” Rescue with live shelties and volunteers to inform and educate Picnic Day attendees.

* Northern California Weimaraner Rescue
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Visit Northern California Weimaraner Rescue’s booth to learn about the breed and meet adoptable dogs!

* Newfoundland Club of Northern California
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Newfoundland Dog information about health issues, temperament, and training.

* Old English Sheepdogs League of Northern California
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Old English Sheepdogs are gentle, entertaining, sociable, and highly intelligent. They make devoted F family Dogs.

* Shelter Medicine Club
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Come meet adoptable dogs, learn about shelter animals, and win prizes!

* Wildlife and Aquatic Animal Medicine Club
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Wild animal trivia and face painting!

* Golden Gate Basset Rescue
9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
We will have adoptable hounds and information about adoption and volunteering with GGBR.

* American Brittany Rescue
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Meet the Brittanys and learn more about this upland g a.m.e bird dog.

* CMC Canine Breed Showcase
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Come visit with dog experts and their dogs to learn more about different dog breeds!

* Kiss-a-Bull: Pit Bull Kissing Booth
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Stop by Chako Pit Bull Rescue’s booth and meet some adoring Pit Bulls. Learn about the breed, ask questions, and check out an adopt.able dog or two different dog breeds!

* Bay Racers Flyball Racing
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Flyball matches two teams of four dogs each, racing side-by-side. Each dog must run down the jumps, trigger a flyball box, releasing the ball, retrieve the ball, and return over the jumps. The first team to have all 4 dogs finish the course without error wins the heat.

* Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Thinking about a pet parrot?  Have questions about your pet birds? Come see us!

* CMC Frisbee Dog Contest
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cheer on canine high-fliers as they show off their skills at this exciting annual competition!

* K9 Search and Rescue Teams
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Come meet K9 Search and Rescue Te a.m.s from CARDA. Learn about this unique volunteer organization.

* Sheep Dog Trial
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Come watch some of the best Border Collies in the Country herd sheep through an obstacle course to resemble work needed on the farm.

* Canine Companions for Independence to Gold Rush Chapter
12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Learn about the mission of CCI at the Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) to Gold Rush (GRC) Chapter information and demonstration booth.

* Disc Dogs of the Golden Gate’s Frisbee Dog Contest
1:45 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Be sure to “catch” the high flying Disc Dogs of the Golden Gate Show!

Meyer Hall
* Avian Hatching Display and Handling
10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Avian Sciences will host the chick hatching and handling event with baby chicken and quail.
Memorial Union 14/15

* UCD Bodega Marine Laboratory
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
All day with invertebrates, touch tank, microscopes, course and laboratory information.  Come see us!

Storer Hall
* Evolution, Ecology & Biodiversity Major
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Representatives from the Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity major will display some of our biosphere’s diversity of organisms as related to the EEB major.

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