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.

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.

North Windham, CT

Type of Experience: General Small Animal Hospital

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

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.

Parkersburg, WV

Description Exposure to a busy 6 doctor veterinary hospital with inhouse labs, Xray, ultrasound, endoscopy. Wide variety of soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. This practice is very progressive and serves as a referral center for many surrounding practices.

Morgantown, WV

Description Experience: Wellness exams Evaluate patient vaccination plan Companion animal internal medicine Assist with companion animal surgery including advanced orthopedics- fx repair with pins/ wire./ KE/ plating/ TTA sx on a case availability basis Asses emergency patients Mon

Lynchburg, VA

Type of Experience: off-site externship at companion animal hospital

Fairfax VA

Description Student will be given the opportunity to observe and participate in the fields of surgery, exotic animal medicine, emergency/critical care, and general small animal practice.

West Grove, PA

Description Small Animal Practice that also sees pocket pet exotics (rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, hamsters). Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dr. Joyce Bendokas Educational Resources Library of small animal and exotic books available Responsibilities Observing daily appointments, procedures, and treatments. Student Supervision 40 hours per week Housing No

Philadelphia, PA

Type of Experience:

Perry, NY

Description Perry Veterinary Clinic, PLLC, (PVC) a 22 veterinarian mixed animal practice located in Western New York, operates 3 VFAP accredited companion animal clinics and a large ambulatory service. PVC offers opportunities for externship in dairy production medicine through the year. Externship are tailored to meet the interest and needs of the individual student’s academic program and ability level.

Mill Creek, WA

Description Details Participate in examinations and surgeries in a high quality small animal clinic. Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dr.

Virginia Beach, VA

Type of Experience: Externship in a 55% dog, 35% cats, 20% exotics general private practice

West Sussex, United Kingdom

Type of Experience: Experience of veterinary general practice.

Willoughby, OH

Description Details Participation in surgical and medical patient care with allowance for case/patient care under supervision Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dr. David Elbe (OSU) Dr. Claudia Danforth (OSU) Dr.

Santa Rosa, CA

Type of Experience: Veterinary Externship Description Experience:

Morehead City, NC

Type of Experience: As a state-of-the-art veterinary hospital, we offer all routine services including surgery, medical care, vaccinations,

Reynoldsburg, OH

Description Exam room assisting and surgical and dental assisting, cleaning, feeding & restraining patients, answering phones. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available I offer laser surgery and am a member of the Columbus Academy of Vet Medicine. I also have attended additional dental training.

San Francisco, CA

Description With eleven full-time doctors, two specialists in orthopedic surgery and dentistry, twenty-five nurses and fifty-plus support staff, Pets Unlimited provides premium preventive and emergency veterinary care for your dogs and cats. The features of our state-of-the-art Medical Center include: five exam rooms, a bereavement room, a pharmacy, two surgery suites, a new intensive care unit and treatment suite, a dental treatment area, and a special procedures room for ultrasound, endoscopy and other advanced procedures.

Surprise, AZ

Description Details Patients seen at our hospital include dogs, cats, birds, reptiles and pocket pets. Our hospital is a very busy outpatient and inpatient hospitals, with full surgical suite, digital radiography and laboratory/pharmacy.

Middletown, CT

Type of Experience: Small Animal General Practice and Speciality Large General Practice with 6 veterinarians, 4 Smaller Supporting Hospitala (1-3 FTE veterinarians)

Wexford, PA

Type of Experience: Clinical small animal veterinary practice Descrip

Minot, ND

Description Small animal general practice with general practitioner, 12 years experience. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available 5 small animal general practitioners

Pittsfield, MA

Type of Experience: Small animal & exotics externship Description

Cincinnati, OH

Type of Experience: General small animal practice with some pocket pets and reptiles. Excellent opportunity to observe daily small animal medicine and surgery in a busy two doctor practice.

Altoona, PA

Type of Experience: Small Animal exclusive clinical practice and after hour emergencies until 10 PM.

McMurray, PA

Type of Experience: Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic is a progressive 4-doctor practice located in an upscale suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We are very client focused and offer excellent medical care to our patients.

Poland, OH

Description This elective opportunity will allow fourth year students to engage in all aspects of small animal private practice. Students will apply their clinical skills in the diagnosis & management of medicine cases. The will also take part in routine wellness examinations & surgical procedures. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Not available

Houston, TX

Description We are a very busy 95% dog and cat, 5% rabbit/pocket pet practise in a new facility with an excellent staff and a great reputation. We can provide a wide variety of medical and surgical cases to enhance your clinical exposure at a somewhat accelerated pace compared to your 4th year experience.

Missoula, MT

Description Student can expect to experience a busy, full service small animal practice. Procedures will include ultrasound, endoscopy, digital dental xrays, orthopaedic surgeries, soft tissue surgeries, medical workups, in-house laboratory tests, oncology, and rehabilitation services. Student will have an option of observing after-hours emergency services. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Associate certified in Rehabilitation Services

Ridgefield, CT

Type of Experience: Full service companion animal AAHA accredited 6 doctor practice

Ebetsushi Hokkaido Japan

Description Students may undergo any combination of the following rotations: Internal Medicine Surgery (mainly orthopedic) Oncology Ophthamology Behavioral Counseling Diagnostic Imagining Anesthesia Details University setting - specialists available in each service. Post graduate training is available. Educational Resources Both international and Japanese veterinary magazines, books, rounds.