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

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

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.

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 wildlife veterinary practice. Our facility includes a full laboratory in house, radiology, surgery, ultrasound, surgical laser, endoscopy (flexible and rigid), full hospitalization capacity including intensive 24 hour care and emergency service, and full access to Ohio Wildlife Center.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Canton, OH

Description Small animal medical and surgical experience will be available. Rounds of difficult medical cases will be presented each week. Two addtional DVM's present-emergencies are seen. Very good learning environment- Hospital has been used as mentor hospital for new graduates who have chosen to work for Banfield after graduation. RVT's on site and used for surgery and all medical treatments, etc. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Not available

Nashua, NH

Description Details 4 1/2 yrs- 8 Doctor General Practice & Emergency 4 yrs- 30 Doctor General Practice & Emergency 1 yr- Relief veterinarian 1 yr- Banfield Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available George Fountas, DVM (Clinical Supervisor of elective) Educational Resources Not listed Responsibilities Perform complete exam on healthy and sick patients Discuss findings and rule-outs Discuss di

Naples, FL

Type of Experience: Small animal Description Experience:

Columbus, OH

Description Details Hands on companion animal and exotic medicine and surgery Scrub in on routine surgeries Shadow doctors in exam rooms, labs, pharmacy, x-ray, client contact Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Special interest in exotics including pocket pets and reptiles Heather Fees, DVM (Clinical Supervisor of elective)  Educational Resources Extensive hard copy/book library Access to Banfield specialty doctors and medical direct

Dayton, OH

Description Details Hands on companion animal and exotic medicine and surgery Scrub in on routine surgeries Shadow doctors in exam rooms, labs, pharmacy, x-ray, client contact Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Suzanne Tomasi, DVM (Clinical Supervisor of elective) Educational Resources Extensive hard copy/book library Access to Banfield specialty doctors and medical directors Responsibilities Assisting doctors

El Paso, TX

Description Details Day-to-day small animal medicine and surgery. Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available 25 years of solo practice - I have the T-shirt!

Grove City, OH

Description Details Hands on companion animal and exotic medicine and surgery Scrub in on routine surgeries Shadow doctors in exam rooms, labs, pharmacy, x-ray, client contact Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Jodie Valentino DVM (Clinical Supervisor of elective) Educational Resources Extensive hard copy/book library Access to Banfield specialty doctors and medical directors Responsibilities Assisting doctors and t