Alternative Medicine Elective

If you are interested, during your 4th year off-site elective experience, we provide a list of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine's previously approved locations.

If you choose not to work at any of the pre-approved sites, please find your own elective location and submit a request for approval through The College of Veterinary Medicine.

Columbus OH

Description Observing, discussing, the practice of Integrated Veterinary Medicine in an AAHA accredited practice. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Excellent staff and an intern at the practice Educational Resources Extensive library  Responsibilities Proper dress and professional behaviour with an inquisitive mind Student Supervision Donn W. Griffith DVM, MS M-F 9-6, Sat 9-12 Housing No

Beaver, PA

Description The main focus of this experience is for the student to see how conventional veterinary medicine and veterinary acupuncture can be used together to bring comfort and healing to the patient. Our facility includes needles, electroacupuncture unit, cold laser, moxa plus, complete medical and surgical equipment including Vet Chem chemistry and CBC machine, X-ray, EKG, tonometry, etc. IVAS certified in acupuncture, AVCA certified in chiropractic, certified in Chinese herbal medicine.

Columbus, OH

Type of Experience: Integrative Medicine - small animal Description

Ellwood City PA

Description We offer the following services for our clients and the community.

Olean, NY

Type of Experience: Small animal & equine chiropractic and acupuncture

Centrl Square, NY

Type of Experience: Rural small animal medicine and surgery; primarily dogs and cats; some rodents, rabbits and ferrets; Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (acupuncture, Chinese Herbals, Tui Na massage therapy).

Columbus OH

Description Promote the use of an integrative approach in an AAHA accredited practice that includes conventional medicine, conventional diagnostics, dentistry, but where the treatments may also include acupuncture, spinal manipulative therapy, herbal medicine, dietary therapy, nutritional supplements, and biotherapy.

Lisle, IL

Type of Experience: Exotic Animals & Holistic Care

Dayton OH

Description Observe and assist in Holistic practice using acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, osteopathic techniques and hemotoxicology to treat small animal patients; seeing how to integrate these techniques into practice.

Xenia, OH

Type of Experience: Mixed animal (25% beef, sheep, goat, pig & 25% equine-race track, pleasure, performance) and 50% small animal ( medicine-in house blood work, digital rads, ultrasound, surgery-mostly soft tissue with some orthopedics).