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.

Columbus, OH

Description Details Active participation in all aspects of pet animal outpatient and hospital services for dogs, cats, rabbits, and pocket pets. Full service surgical services including orthopedics. Complete in house laboratory (Idexx) and ultrasound. Emphasis on client communications, education, and business skills needed for success in private practice. Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Banfield has a team of specialists including Drs.

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 Thomas Raltzell, DVM (Clinical Supervisor of elective) Educational Resources Extensive hard copy/book library Access to Banfield specialty doctors and medical directors Responsibilities Assisting doctors and

Basking Ridge, NJ

Type of Experience: Small animal orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, dentistry, internal and preventive medicine.

Franklin, TN

Type of Experience: Veterinary Externship/Preceptorship Description E

Sarasota, FL

Type of Experience: small animal medicine and surgery--AAHA-certified general pet practice

Dayton, OH

Description Details Senior year externship Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Avian & Exotics Orthopedics Dr. J.W.

Cincinnati, OH

Description Daily appointments, both well visits and sick visits, as well as daily surgery, both elective and non-elective.

Columbus, OH

Description The practice is a general small animal practice with special interest in: reproductive (frozen semen, fresh chilled, surgical implants, etc), diagnostic ultrasound, laser, digital radiographs, including dental, and orthopedic surgery. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Experience ranges are quite varied with seven very qualified veterinarians. Ultrasound. Reproduction.

Charleston, SC

Description Small Animal Practice with some Exotics and Wildlife and Introduction to Chinese Herbal, Chiropractic and Acupuncture. This is a very busy 5 doctor practice. We have digital x-ray and ultrasound so we practice intensive internal medicine. We bring in a board certified surgeon at least once a week, mostly for orthopedic work. Preceptors will be directly assisting our veterinarians and doing everything from performing physical exams to developing and implementing treatment plans. They will also be assisting in surgery and performing surgery on strays.

Columbiana, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal medicine & surgery Description E

Columbus, OH

Type of Experience: Clinical small animal practice Description Experi

Grafton, WI

Type of Experience: Small animal AAHA accredited general practice & canine rehabilitation.

Powell, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal practice.

Kettering, OH

Description Bigger Road Veterinary Clinic is located in Kettering, OH, just southeast of Dayton.  We have a large volume caseload, and we maintain a commitment to high quality of medicine.  Our doctors place emphasis on continuing education.  Our large caseload would allow a prospective veterinary student extern to observe a wide variety of common and less-common clinical presentations first-hand.

Amherst, NY

Type of Experience: Veterinary Clinical Practice Externship Descripti

Cohoes, NY

Description Small animal private practice that performs surgeries daily and has office calls daily; dentistry performed as needed; experience will be for 1 month long.

Bradenton, FL

Description Experience: Shadow practitioners in rooms, practice clinical skills (draw blood, place catheters, etc.), perform spays and neuters, interpret blood work and radiographs, be involved with case management.

New Brighton, PA

Description High volume 3-doctor general practice with emphasis on affordable quality medicine. State-of-the-art equipment: CBC/chemistry, digital radiography, ultrasound, laser, etc.

Zanesville, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal exclusive private practice. Equipment includes digital radiographs,ultrasound machine, on-site blood analyzers, dental equipment, therapy laser and surgery.

Tonawanda, NY

Type of Experience: 2 weeks Clinical Externship for a 4th year DVM student

Seattle, WA

Type of Experience: We have mentored previous veterinary students on a very limited basis. We routinely have veterinary technician externs from our local technician school almost year round.

Menomee Falls, WI

Type of Experience: Small animal/exotic/avian clinical practice Descr

Parma, OH

Type of Experience: Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Description Exp

Buellton, CA

Type of Experience: Small animal extermship Description Experience: <

Butler, PA

Type of Experience: Small animal practice with an Emergency Clinic. Open 8AM-12 Midnight everyday. 8 Doctor practice.

Monroe, WA

Description Progressive small animal hospital practice Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available 20+ years small animal experience (both Drs. Buchholz & Kingsley). CE complete, top quality progressive SA medicine. Educational Resources None on record Responsibilities None on record Student Supervision None on record Housing None on record

Ithaca, NY

Type of Experience: We are a small animal practice.

State College, PA

Description Student will be able to shadow veterinarians during office appointments and surgery. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Orthopedic surgery, ultrasounds Dr. Mark Michelotti, externship supervisor Educational Resources Not on record. Responsibilties Not on record. Student Supervision Whatever is needed to satisfy the externship requirements. Housing Rental properties in town.

Jupiter, FL

Description This is a full-service, busy animal clinic with special interest in dentistry and internal medicine.

Morgantown, WV

Description We are a small animal practice that strives to practice high quality medicine and surgery. We see many exotics including birds, reptiles, and pocket pets. We have an underwater treadmill and a veterinarian with training in physical rehabilitation. We also have a veterinarian with an interest in advanced dentistry and the ability to perform dental radiographs, surgical extractions, and root canals. We also have a veterinarian with an interest in behavior medicine and weight management.

Arlington, VA

Type of Experience: Small animal medicine and surgery Description Exp

Delaware, OH

Description Details 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.

Chillicothe, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal general practice and surgery Descrip

Wooster, OH

Type of Experience: Small Animal General practice Description Experie

Alicante, Spain

Description Experience: Small Animal General Practice with three main areas of interest: General Practice, Oncology and Neurology. International customers from all Europe. 85% of cases are seen in English language.

Tamaqua, PA

Type of Experience: Small animal exclusive (canine, feline, rabbits, pocket pets and some wildlife) veterinary hospital; solo practitioner; diverse medical and surgical case load; hospital offers a full in-house laboratory, ultrasound, digital radiography, advanced orthopedic and s

Coshocton, OH

Description of Experience: We would like student to experience our small animal private practice in rural Coshocton, OH. Student will be involved in our daily duties. Institutional Resources: Dr. Peter Bowen & Dr. Christine Nicely - both small animal general private practice

Saline, MI

Description Details General medicine Will work one-on-one with vets in the hospital and see all cases Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available General Practice- though not boarded, we do some orthopedics (MRITs, Patella, some fractures) Dentistry Internal Medicine Some exotics Dr. Linda K.

Oregon, OH

Description To practice veterinary medicine within the guidelines of the program. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dr. David W. Boudouris Dr. Erin Roe, Associate Educational Resources AVMA Clinicians Brief Compendium Veterinary Medicine Vet Forum Extensive library Responsibilities Observe and participate when appropriate.

Junction City, OR

Description Details Small animal clinical setting 2 doctor practice Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dr. Mary Whitlock (Clinical Supervisor of elective) Dr.

Louisville, TN

Type of Experience: Exposure to the application of veterinary medicine in a primary care and referral setting.

Mason, OH

Description Small animal general practice experience with surgery, ultrasound, endoscopy, echo.

Minerva, OH

Description Experience: Work in a general small animal practice. This is a single veterinarian practice, so close observation will not be a problem. This is truely a general practice. Client education and instruction is an important part of this practice.

Youngstown, OH

Description Student will gain practical hands on experience by assisting clinical supervisor in evaluation of diagnostics ranging from bloodwork and radiographs/ultrasound to physical examination and treatment plans. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available We are a six doctor practice made up of two associate veterinarians and four practicing owners.

Strongsville, OH

Description The student will be working with all staff in the hospital in surgery, medicine, and exam rooms. The student will be included in cases, decisions, and evaluations.

Lebanon, OH

Type of Experience: Student will be working in a clinical situation in a small animal practice.

Daniel Island, SC

Description Experience: General small animal private practice, to include consultation on medical cases, the opportunity for supervised participation in general surgery, dentistry and client communications.

Littleton CO

Description Opportunities to assist and sometimes perform surgery, ie exploratory laparotomy, digital endoscopy, TPLO surgery, Laparoscope OHE (students have opportunity to do) and rounds, assist in ICU, Lab, Pharmacy, shadow doctors in exam rooms.

Cincinnati, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal hospital environment. Two full time doctors. Four LVTs. Five lay staff.

Mullica Hill, NJ

Description Details This hospital is a full-service hospital serving dogs, cats, and some exotics (birds, pocket pets, and reptiles). We also perform emergency care during off-hours. The student will be exposed to all aspects of veterinary care.