WVC's Oquendo Center unveiled this week

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Feb 18, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Las Vegas -- Western Veterinary Conference (WVC) unveiled its new 66,000-square-foot Oquendo Center for veterinary clinical education on Monday.

The new center was created to offer veterinarians advanced clinical education, according to conference officials.

The center includes surgical suites, laboratories, exam rooms, a dental operatory, auditorium, radiography unit and a 12,000-square-foot, large-animal facility for equine and food-animal continuing education.

In addition to the grand opening, the conference hosted 64 labs during its annual convention Feb. 15-19.

U.S. Sens. John Ensign, a Nevada veterinarian, and Harry Reid were in attendance for Oquendo's dedication. Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman and U.S. Rep. Alice C. TItus were special guests at the event, WVC reports.