Oregon State Fair

August 28 - September 7, 2015

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

Future Veterinarians

Toxins and Hazards to Pets & Large Animals

This year, the OVMA booth will focus on the toxins that can harm small and large animals, such as plants, chemicals, foods, etc.

Read more about this important topic:

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.)

Memorial Trees

Place an ornament on our memory trees in honor of a pet or animal that touched your life. Sponsored by the Oregon Animal Health Foundation.

Pretend Veterinary Clinic

Kids can put on a white coat and play veterinarian in our mock veterinary clinic area.

Charlie and Sydney

Keep Animals Safe Contest

Enter to win a $50 credit towards your animal's care at your veterinary clinic!


Our winner will also receive the book 101 Essential Tips You Need to Raise a Happy, Healthy, Safe Dog by Oregon’s own Preventive Vet.


Congratulations to Jon Frederiksen of Salem, our contest winner! The veterinarians at Willamette Valley Animal Hospital in Keizer care for his dogs: Charlie, a Ridgeback, and Sydney, a Jack Russell.


Service Animals in Training

Once again, we are excited to have service dogs in training (aka cute puppies!) from Canine Companions for Independence Cascade Chapter and Willamette Valley Paws for People (raising puppies for Guide Dogs for the Blind) visit the booth. Check the schedule below for their times and come get some puppy love!


Willamette Valley Paws for People

Friday, August 28: 2 pm - 10 pm

Saturday, August 29: 10 am - 6 pm



Sunday, August 30: 11 am - 5 pm

Wednesday, September 2: 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.