Environmental Health and Safety

Live Animal Exhibits on Campus

Whether you are planning a petting zoo at the 40 Acres Fest or an educational exhibition using live snakes, if is important to make safety a top priority. Any group wanting to display live animals on campus as part of a fair, festival, exhibition, or event must get prior approval from the Environmental Health and Safety office. Please fill out and fax to Environmental Health and Safety the Live Animal Exhibit Request Form at least 10 working days before your event. In addition the following guidelines should always be observed:

Note: Environmental Health and Safety reserves the right to prohibit live animal exhibits/demonstrations at any time and for any reason, and certain types of animals will never be permitted on campus at any time. The above guidelines do not apply to the Texas Memorial Museum, laboratory animals, Bevo, service dogs, or people walking dogs through campus.

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