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Cheshire Crossing Animal Hospital



This is a unique opportunity to participate in a clinic building experience from the ground up. The student will be challenged to practice high-caliber medicine and surgery in a start-up AAHA cadidate hospital.

Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

  • Dr. Adam Ballard- (OSU '97) Special interest in medicine and management, President of the Columbus Academy of Veterinary Medicine, Member of the Admissions Committee at OSU (Clinical Supervisor of elective)
  • Dr. Leah Carpenter- (OSU '99) Hospital Manager
  • Frequent interaction between our hospital and Medvet and OSU

Educational Resources

  • Vetstream
  • Current mainstream journals
  • Texts
  • Daily rounds
  • Monthly CE via local organizations, including some hospital sponsored CE


  • Full immersion in practice start-up!
  • Areas to be covered: Business plans, zoning, design/build, ordering, and ¬†hiring/firing
  • Practicing medicine/surgery in a customer-based practice

Student Supervision

  • At least 40hrs/week with direct access to Dr. Ballard


  • No. The practice is located just south of Delaware off St. Rt. 23 and Cheshire Rd.

Practice Information

Cheshire Crossing Animal Hospital
672 Cheshire Rd.
Delaware, OH 43015

Phone: 740-549-0900
Fax: 740-549-1720


Updated: 04/23/08
Signature On File: Dr. Adam Ballard

Delaware, OH
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