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.

Hamilton, OH

Type of Experience: Companion animal practice; dogs & cats Descri

Los Gatos, CA

Description Experience: Senior Veterinary Externship. California law allows Senior Veterinary Students from Accredited Universities to participate and perform the Duties of a Registered Veterinary Technician.

Stahlstown, PA

Description Experience: General small animal medicine and surgery with strong emphasis on preventive and proactive care.

Lancaster, PA

Type of Experience: Small/Companion Animal general practice including some exotics.

Marysville, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal general practice Description Experie

Mason, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal hospital - dogs, cats, rabbits & pocket pets.

Hurst, TX

Description General small animal practice with emphasis on canine and feline. Practice places heavy emphasis on internal medicine and general surgery. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Numerous board certified specialists in Dallas area.

Tiffin, OH

Description Experience: All aspects of operations of a modern well equipped hospital with a well trained support staff.

Mercer Island, WA

Type of Experience: Clinical Experience with Advanced Veterinary Dentistry

Berea, OH

Type of Experience: small animal & exotics practice - GP Description Experience:

Pittsburgh, PA

Description  Details We are a full-service, progressive, modern hospital. This practice is busy and fast-paced. We see routine & ER cases, both medical and surgical, from 8am-midnight, 365 days/year. We frequently accept "referrals" from surrounding, smaller practices for extended care and 2nd opinion cases. Technicians are on staff overnight for in hospital care. Support staff is excellent and most technicians are licensed CVTs.

State College, PA

Type of Experience: Veterinary Externship Description Experience:

Fairmont, WV

Description Details Assisting in clinical exams and work-ups. Observing and assisting in surgeries. Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available DVM from The Ohio State University DVM from Georgia University DVM from Oklahoma State University Educational Resources not on record Responsibilities input on medical cases practice clnical techniques Student Supervision at all times Housing no

Mamaroneck, NY

Type of Experience: Veterinary medicine small animal practice

Morehead, KY

Type of Experience: Small Animal Description Experience:

Lancaster, OH

Description We are a busy full service small animal veterinary practice with four doctors and four licensed veterinary technicians. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available All four veterinarians are graduates of the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

East Lansing, MI

Description Experience: SCS 647 - Internal Medicine 3-week Clinical Clerkship.

Mt. Pleasant, MI

Description Experience: We are a 3 doctor small animal practice in mid Michigan. Students will be involved in all aspects of general practice medicine.

Fairfield, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal general practice. Description Experi

Walnut Creek, CA

Description We are a 3 doctor small animal general practice and small animal rehabilitation practice. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Not on record Educational Resources Numerous journals and publications: JAVMA, Vet Econ, Compendium, DVM Magazine. Library, internet. Responsibilities We will provide direct supervision of student in areas of venipuncture, anesthesia monitoring, sections, restraint, client education, lab work, etc.

Westerville, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal general practice.

Napoleon, OH

Description Small animal practice: 3 doctors, 4 registered techs, kennel attendant, veterinary assistant. We offer endoscopy, videoscopy, digital radiology (Ecklin), both dental & general radiology, some orthopedics with ESF, plating, pinning, in-house lab (IDEXX equipped). 6000 sq. ft. facility new in 2003.

Raleigh, NC

Type of Experience: Two-week externship in the Cardiology rotation at NC State's College of Veterinary Medicine.

Raleigh, NC

Type of Experience: University -based elective rotation in the Clinical Nutrition Service of the NCSU-CVM.

Lancaster, PA

Description Small Animal General Practice including surgery, dentistry, receiving clients/patients with a doctor, presenting cases and organizing diagnostic plans, etc. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dr. James Doman Dr. George Nyland Dr. Andrew Sloyer Dr. Nicole Blithe Dr. Amanda Rouen Dr. Kathy Nyland Educational Resources VIN, rounds, JAVMA, and other journals/texts available

New Carlisle, IN

Type of Experience: Orthopedic surgery, ultrasound, laser and laser therapy, digital radiograph, dental

Niceville, FL

Description We are a busy clinic that sees about 80 animals a day. We do wildlife rehab, exotics, run a pet adoption shelter for puppies, kittens and special needs animals. We do all kinds of orthopedic surgeries. The student will see a lot. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Not on record Educational Resources Not on record Responsibilities observation Student Supervision 50 hours per week Housing No

Willis, MI

Type of Experience: Small animal medicine and surgery, 36 years. Have opened three highly successful veterinary hospitals. Have mentored several veterinary students.

North Canton, OH

Description Experience: Canine and feline medicine and surgery Observation of all aspects of the clinic Physical exams and work-up of outpatients Limited hands on surgical experience

Tallahassee, FL

Description Experience: Full involvement in all clinical aspects of the hospital.

Chillicothe, OH

Type of Experience: Small Animal-Medicine/Surgery Description Experie

Rochester Hills, MI

Type of Experience: Two week clinical rotation in an AAHA certified small animal practice in southeastern Michigan.

Cornelius, NC

Description Provide the student with aspects of practicing in a small animal hospital including all clinical as well as business aspects. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available This is a very busy 5-doctor pracice where client compliance is high. We provide exceptional full service care. Educational Resources Access to hospital's in-house library, DvMax Veterinary Software Program & internet

Portland, OR

Description Small animal preventative care and routine surgery with an emphasis on dentistry, with some exotic and avian experience. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Patricia Frost-Fitch, DVM, Diplomate American Veterinary Dental College, is a board certified veterinary dentist who is in our hospital once weekly to perform dental specialty procedures such as root canals, pulp caps, pulpotomies, application of dental appliances, etc.

Parrish, FL

Type of Experience:  Small Animal  Practice Name:   North River Veterinary Hospital       Description Experience:  Small animal practice:  see patients in exam rooms, formulate diagnostic plans, prescribe treatment, and perform surgery/dentistry.  Institutional Resources:   General practice with several local specialty practices in the area

North Windham, CT

Type of Experience: General Small Animal Hospital

75 W. Wenger Rd., Englewood, OH 45322

Type of Experience:  Small Animal  Practice Name:    Northmont Animal Clinic   Description Experience:  Typical small animal practice. We expect the student to assist in surgery, help us develop treatment plan for our patients, learn some of our techniques for lab sample collection and perform some of our lab tests and finally perform some of the day to day procedures common in small animal practice (nt, AS expression, vaccinations, etc.) 

Lima, OH

Description Experience: Small animal medicine and surgery practice: all aspects of small animal medicine, surgery, radiology. Institutional Resources: Private, solo practice

Galloway, OH

Description Routine externship responsibilities depending on level of comfort - surgeries, dentals, appointments, client communication as requested. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dr. Elizabeth Logan exotics experience Educational Resources Journals, books, and computer (VIN). Responsibilities Routine externship responsibilities depending on level of comfort - surgeries, dentals, appointments, client communication as requested.

Norwalk, CT

Type of Experience: Small animal clinical experience Description Expe

Troy, NY

Type of Experience: Small Animal Private Practice Description Experie

Columbus, OH

Type of Experience: Medical and Surgical small animal practice.

Nantucket, MA

Type of Experience: Small animal medicine & emergency Description

Guelph, Ontario

Type of Experience:  Small Animal  Practice Name:   Ontario Veterinary College; University of Guelph Description Experience:   The description of each rotation will vary.  Visiting student will be scheduled into service with OVC students  for case responsibility and on-call where applicable Institutional Resources:    Associated Veterinarians and special expertise available (postgraduate training, Specialty Board, etc.)

Herriman, UT

Type of Experience: Small Animal practice offering students exposure to: medicine, surgery, preventive medicine, and general clinical experience. Area of focus includes stong emphasis on client education and personal attention

Paramus, NJ

Description externship in small animal medicine and surgery Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available # DVMs in the following specialties, many Diplomates in their specialties:

Orchard Park, NY

Type of Experience: Experience/practice in small animal general practice with boarded DVM's; surgery, internal medicine and 24/7 emergency service.

Portland, OR

Type of Experience: Small Animal Primary Care/Shelter Medicine Descri

Catonsville, MD

Description PAH is a busy clinically progressive practice. In the hospital, we see 70-80 patients every day among several doctors. We have in house laboratory, advanced anesthetic monitoring, digital radiolgraphy and dental radiography. We see thrapy patients on a daily basis in the ttherapy center. 4 weeks is ideal time frame.

Las Vegas, NV

Description Small and exotic animal clinic. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Currently 5 veterinarians on site. Educational Resources All up to date vet/tech journals, magazines & VIN members on site. Responsibilities Expected to help with cases, work in the back. All responsibilities except for seeing clients - under direct supervision.