are located in Olmsted Falls, Ohio which is a western suburb of
Cleveland, Ohio. The student will shadow during behavioral consultations
involving canine, feline, equine and avian patients. There is
opportunity to gain additional experience in shelter behavior work and
evaluations of appropriate dog training methods. Hands-on experience may
be provided depending on the qualifications of the student under the
direct guidance of the veterinarian and registered veterinary technician
(on a case-by-case basis).
Dr. Elizabeth Feltes: Multiple Externships in Veterinary Behavior with DACVB
Practice Limited to Behavior Medicine since 09/2007 with 122 referring veterinary clinics
Multiple CE Seminars given in Behavior Medicine sponsored by
Stautzenberger College, Cuyahoga Community College, MWI, Ceva, Merial,
Actively pursues veterinary behavior CE through AVMA, OVMA and Cleveland Academy since graducation.
Amanda Eick-Miller, RVT: Applied for seat at 2011's behavior boards for RVT
Certified Pet Dog Trainer with Knowledge Assessed by APDT/CPDT council
Owns a dog training business and active in training for 10 years.
Actively pursues veterinary behavior CE from national conferences since graducation.
Over 20 Veterinary Behavior Texts
Over 100 Scientifically-Based Animal Behavior Books
CE events through the Cleveland Academy (Dr. Feltes is the immediate past president)
CE Seminars given by Dr. Feltes and our RVT throughout the year
Over 20 Veterinary Texts
Over 15 Veterinary DVDs/CDs
OVMA/AVMA/AVSAB Conference proceedings since 2005
Shadowing in Consultations of veterinary behavior patients
Taking case notes for active discussion after consults
1 Case Report is due by the end of the Elective as part of the Evaluation
2 Handouts (topics chosen by student and Dr. Feltes) are due by the end of the Elective as part of the Evaluation
Field Trip experience with a local shelter and local dog training facility if desired.
5 days per week throughout the business day - 8 hour days.