Oregon State Fair

August 25 - September 4, 2017

Columbia Hall
Oregon State Fairgrounds, Salem
Our volunteers are staffing the booth from 10 am - 8 pm, most days.


Booth Theme


This year, the OVMA booth will focus on allergies and skin disorders, including causes (ectoparasites, food allergies and environmental causes) and treatments.

Learn more about allergies in animals:

Ask a Vet

Come by our booth and Ask a Vet your pet, equine or animal-related question! Veterinarian volunteers available at various times throughout the course of the Fair.

Public Lecture: Disaster Preparedness for Pets & Animals

Dr. Kathy Snell & Dr. Mary Whitlock

Wednesday, August 30 ~ 3 pm - 4 pm

Explore Oregon Stage, Columbia Hall

Dr. Snell and Dr. Whitlock will discuss disaster preparedness for pet and animal owners. Learn how to include your pets in your preparations for the Big One or other disasters that may require you to shelter in place or evacuate. This presentation will take place as part of "Prepper Day" at the Oregon State Fair.


Service Animals in Training

We will have friends from Canine Companions for Independence Cascade Chapter (CCI) and Willamette Valley Paws for People (raising puppies for Guide Dogs for the Blind) visiting the booth at various times. Come get some puppy kisses!


Willamette Valley Paws for People

Sunday, August 27: 10 am - Noon

Saturday, September 2: 10 am - Noon



Saturday, August 26: 11 am - 5 pm

Wednesday, August 30: 11 am - 5 pm

Note: Subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Volunteers Needed

Are you a veterinarian or veterinary team member who wants to volunteer in our booth at the Fair? Please view our volunteer roster here.