Investigate human and animal wellness at Minnetrista!

Investigate human and animal wellness at Minnetrista!

Posted by: Hannah Whiteman    |    Friday, August 16, 2013

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August 17, 2013

Investigate human and animal wellness at Minnetrista!

Muncie, IN—Did you know that animals have the same health problems as humans? Discover the exciting world of human and animal wellness at Minnetrista’s upcoming exhibit Holly’s Heaves & Hot Dog’s Fitness Challenge.

Explore which health concerns are shared by both people and their pets, and uncover healthy food and exercise choices that can alleviate some of these problems. Build a respiratory system; discover healthy treats for your pets; participate in a fitness challenge; and play an interactive health game with Holly the horse and Hot Dog!

Laugh and learn with the entire family at Holly’s Heaves & Hot Dog’s Fitness Challenge, on exhibit Saturday, August 31 through Sunday, October 6. Admission is $5 for non-members. Members and children age three and under are free!

Organized by Purdue Veterinary Medicine, Purdue Agriculture Exhibit Design Center, and Discovery Learning Research Center. Supported by a Science Education Partnership Award from the Office of Research Infrastructure Programs, a component of the National Institutes of Health.

For more information on this and other Minnetrista exhibits, visit or call (765) 282-4848. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for the most up to date information on our exhibits and programming.

Located along historic White River, Minnetrista includes 40 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds, a modern museum facility, an historic home, Nature Area, numerous sculptures, and a portion of the White River Greenway. Minnetrista serves East Central Indiana with dynamic community activities and exhibits that honor and reflect its natural and cultural heritageFor more information about Minnetrista, visit

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