Small Animal 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.

Wooster, OH

Description Student will participate in all aspects of a private practice: surgery, radiology - technique and diagnostics, client communication, physical exams, dentistry, clinic management & ordering.  Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Association with board-certified specialists in Surgery, Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine & Oncology

Ashland, KY

Description Details General practitioner for 21 years Multi-doctor facility Soft tissue and orthopedic surgery Lab equipment, x-ray, ultrasound, and dental x-rays Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Mike Dyer, DVM Steve Walker, DVM Joe Snyder, DVM Lisa Williams, DVM Chris Fitch, DVM ursula Nance, DVM Wendy Smith, DVM David Pinkston, DVM (Clinical Supervisor of elective) Educational Resources

Westminster, CA 92683

Type of Experience: General Practice Description Experience:

Middletown OH

Type of Experience: Small animal, integrative hospital externship. De

Rittman, OH

Type of Experience:   Small Animal  Practice Name:    All Creatures Veterinary Clinic and Lodge       

Norwich CT

Details Preceptorship for senior veterinary student for AAHA accredited small animal practice located in Southeastern Connecticut. Preceptorship is available for up to 8 weeks. A $150 weekly stipend is given for food. Associate Veterinarians Christopher A. Melgey, DVM Stephanie Torlone, DVM Lisa B. St. Aubin,  DVM Responsibilities Hands-on experience in both surgical and clinical cases. Housing Housing is available at no cost.

Pickerington, OH

Description In addition to expanding the students' education of the practice of small animal medicine and surgery, I wish to host students that are interested in learning basic business ownership techniques. Demonstrating high ethical standards is a part of this training.

Randolph, NJ

Type of Experience: Companion animal medicine and surgery

Galloway, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal private practice Description Experie

Boston, MA

Description Small animal externship with many board certified veterinarians. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available There are 29 senior veterinary staff members who are board certified (avian/exotics, cardiology, dermatology, E/CC, internal medicine, neurology, nutrition, oncology, ophthalmology, pathology, surgery and radiology) as well as 20 residents in surgery, E/CC, internal medicine, avian/exotics, and cardiology. Educational Resources Not on record.

Clemmons, NC

Type of Experience: General Small Animal Veterinary Medicine and Surgery and pocket pets.

Forest Park, OH

Type of Experience:  Small Animal  Practice Name:  Animal Care Center of Forest Park            Description Experience:  We are a part of a large group practice that is focused on quality medicine, compassionate care, and excellent client service. We have had many innovations and have achieved recognition for our practices that are very well

Tiffin, OH

Type of Experience: Small Animal

Blue Ash, OH

Description Multi-location, multi-doctor small animal practice. Exposure and instruction in out-patients, internal medicine, surgery, client and staff relations, and business administration.

Oxford, OH

Description Small Animal and exotics (consisting mainly of avian)general practice. Duties/experience will include; appointments and diagnostics. the student will have the opportunity to work with digital radiography, ultrasound, tonopen, dental equipment etc.  Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Not on record.

Columbus, OH

Description Assist and support the patients and clients of a small animal, avian and exotic practice with close association with wildlife rehabilitation and recovery organization. (The Ohio Wildlife Center).  Our facility is open 7 days a week, and for a wide range of species we offer a full in-house laboratory, digital radiology (including digital dental), routine and some orthopedic surgery, advanced dental procedures/techniques, surgical laser, physical therapy laser and ultrasound. 

North Ridgeville, OH

Description Experience: observing and participating in surgeries - emergencies - reproduction surgical A I's, semen collection and shipments and motility.

Morris Plains, NJ

Type of Experience: We are a very busy small and exotic animal hospital.

Mt. Pocono, PA

Description Medical and surgical aspects of a small animal practice. Advanced dental/oral surgical procedures performed at a dental referral practice. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dental Educational Resources journals books computer Responsibilities Learn from, share with, communicate with supervisor. Student Supervision 8-10+ hours 4 days per week Housing No

Asheville, NC

Type of Experience: Small Animal general practice Description Experie

Rochester, NY

Small Animal Externships Categories EMERGENCY MEDICINE/URGENT CRITICAL CARE SMALL ANIMAL MEDICINE SMALL ANIMAL SURGERY OPHTHALMOLOGY CARDIOLOGY GENERAL PRACTICE ROTATING (through all services) Description of Programs We offer a challenging, exciting externship with an opportunity for professional growth.

Lewis Center, OH

Description Small/exotic animal medicin/surgery; some orthopedic surgery, some emergency medicine.

Ferndale, NY

Type of Experience: AAHA small animal practice in Ferndale New York.

Verona, WI

Description Observing and assisting in appointments and surgery. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Board Certfied Dentistry, Ultrasound, Companion Animal Specialty Educational Resources Books One-on-one teachings by veterinarians Responsibilities Observe Listen Ask questions Participate in treatments when doctors ask for assistance Student Supervision 8 hours per da/ 5 days per week

Worthington, OH

Description We are a busy 4 veterinarian small animal practice which is full service. We are very preventive medicine oriented, we recommend annual bloodwork, senior wellness workups and thorough diagnostics. We have onsite radiology, ultrasound, extensive dentistry (including dental radiography), and reproductive services (chilled semen, surgical insemination and C-sections). We are AAHA-certified.

Hoboken, NJ

Details Small animal, non-exotics general practice at 3 hospitals in the Northern New Jersey area 10 minutes from Manhattan. Busy walk-in experience with exposure to surgery and numerous styles of practice from various veterinarians.

Niles, OH

Type of Experience: Small Animal & Exotic Practice Name: Animal Medical Care Center Description Experience:

Euclid, OH

Description Students will be involved in all aspects of general practice medicine. This will include handling appointments, running diagnostics, and surgery. We have in house laboratory equipment, therapy laser, CO2 laser for surgery, radiographs, and digital records. We are currently a 1.5 doctor practice and have a very young, but experienced staff. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Information not provided. Educational Resources Wide library of books, internet access, CE available.

Scottsdale, AZ

Description The objective of this experience is to improve upon skills within small animal medicine and surgery in the general practice setting.

Morgantown, WV

Description Will depend on individual student. Will consist of some following & assisting veterinarian and some going to exam rooms & working up cases & then presenting to the veterinarian; also assisting in surgeries. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available No special expertise available

Medina, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal general practice. Description Experi

Melbourne, FL

Type of Experience: Clinical small animal practice training under the direct supervision of a practicing veterinarian.

Westerville, OH

Type of Experience: Small Animal practice with emergency Description

Maumee, OH

Description All aspects of small animal clinical practice. In-house hematology/blood chemistries, radiology, ultrasonography. Orthopedic and soft tissue surgery and internal medicine cases. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Not available

Hilton NY

Description Apple Country Veterinary Hospital is a busy small animal practice located in western New York. Our facility currently offers an in-house lab, radiographs, ultrasound, dental procedures, and a surgical suite. The student will participate in all aspects of general practice including occasional emergencies. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dean Snyder, DVM (clinical supervisor of elective experiences)

Columbus, OH

Description Details Exciting experience in small animal surgery and medicine Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Internship at MedVet Small Animal rotating internship Dr.

Aurora, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal practice Description Experience:

Avon Lake, OH

Description Details General practice setting in very busy practice. 3 days of office calls and 1 day of surgery per week, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 7 AM - 9 PM, Friday 7 AM - 4 PM. Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available High caseload of exotic species

Morrow, OH

Type of Experience: 4th year veterinary student externship Description Experience: Externship in a sm

Sacramento, CA

Type of Experience: Small Animal Description Experience:

Littleton, CO

Description Experience: Shadowing doctors through a typical clinical day including examinations & surgery (dental cleanings +/- extractions, declaw, spay, neuter and potential gastropexy, foreign body, third eyelid or stenotic nares repair, laceration repairs, e

Hamilton, OH

Type of Experience: The Banfield Externship Program provides veterinary students in their clinical year the opportunity to practice medicine one-on-one alongside an experienced mentor veterinarian as a "doctor-in-training" to develop medical and surgical skills.

Chesapeake, VA

Type of Experience: The Banfield Externship Program provides veterinary students in their clinical year the opportunity to practice medicine one-on-one alongside an experienced mentor veterinarian as a "doctor-in-training" to develop medical and surgical skills.

Gainesville, FL

Type of Experience:  Small Animal  Practice Name:   Banfield Pet Hospital       Description Experience:  This will be a vigorous general practice experience of mostly dogs and cats but we also see a few pocket pets. We are a 4 doctor, 20 staff member hospital. Institutional Resources:  The Florida College of Veterinary  Medicine is two miles away and another referral practice is 5

Hillsboro, OR

Description performing comprehensive physical exams recording medical history technical skills small animal general medicine assisting w/ anesthesia and surgery quality medicine and preventative care charging for services teamwork restraint Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Oregon State Graduate 1995 - general practice for 3 yrs and approximately 10 years with Banfield Pet Hospital.

West Chester, OH

Type of Experience: The Banfield Externship Program provides veterinary students in their clinical year the opportunity to practice medicine one-on-one alongside an experienced mentor veterinarian as a "doctor-in-training" to develop their medical and surgical skills.

West Palm Beach, FL

Type of Experience: Small Animal Practice Name: Banfield Pet Hospital of West Palm Beach, FL Description Experience: General Practice, Preventative Care, Well and Sick pet appointments Institutional Resources: Educational Resources: Responsibilities of Students: Participating students will have a one on one experience with Staff Veterinarians as well as work with our technical staff. Each day will vary depending upon the assigned veterinarians schedule and caseload/casework for that particular day.

Cambridge, MA

Description Experience: Small animal general practice Practice medicine one-on-one alongside an experienced veterinarian as a “doctor-in-training” to develop your medical and surgical skills Learn the value of “normal” as

Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Type of Experience: The Banfield Externship Program provides veterinary students in their clinical year the opportunity to practice medicine one-on-one alongside an experienced mentor veterinarian as a "doctor-in-training" to develop medical and surgical skills.

Lonetree, CO

Description Experience: Banfield Externship Program: • Practice medicine one-on-one alongside an experienced veterinarian as a “doctor-in-training” to develop your medical and surgical skills