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.

Scottsdale, AZ

Type of Experience: A Two week course in Scottsdale Arizona at our small animal practice. We currently employ 5 DVM's, two specialize in exotics. We are a thriving and growing practice that will be expanding to a 24 hour hospital this year.

Cheektowaga, NY

Type of Experience: Externship at General Practice and Dental Referral Practice with Board Certified Veterinary Dentist

Warren OH

Type of Experience Small animal - exotic medicine, surgery & emergency hospital Description Small animal - exotic medicine, surgery & emergency facility. Open 8 AM to 10 PM, 7 days/week, 8 AM - 10 PM. Heavy orthopedic & laproscopic surgical load.

New Philadelphia, OH

Description Small animal private practice - 4 doctors/2 clinics. Small animal medicine and surgery, some exotics; acupuncture, therapy laser. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dale Duerr, DVM Robert Montgomery, DVM Natalie Fisher, DVM Drew Yosick, DVM Educational Resources Journal library and internet

Mesquite, TX

Description We have a high volume progressive practice with digital radiography, ultrasound, CO2 laser, currently testing the ligasure equipment. We have a high surgery volume, see exotics and have grooming and boarding services. Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available My wife and I plus 2 other associate veterinarians plus occasional relief veterinarians and Dr. Turner, a mobile veterinary surgeon. A fully staffed modern emergency clinic, which we co-founded and serve on its board, is two miles away.

Troy, OH

Type of Experience: Veterinary general practice including wildlife, birds, and exotics

multiple locations worldwide

Description An Army Veterinary Corps Externship experience is very individual depending on the location and the interest of the student. The typical Veterinary Services location will give exposure to clinical veterinary medicine focusing both on government owned working dogs and privately owned pets. Clinical practice can range from your typical sick call appointment to laparoscopic surgery depending on the location.

Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Description Small and large animal anaesthesia under supervision of Diplomate staff at a referral level. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Board certified specialists in all major subject areas

Tempe, AZ

Description Preceptor position available in AAHA member hospital. Winner in Veterinary Economics Hospital of the Year 1997, first runner up award (4/97 issue), and recipient of “Practice of Excellence” award (3/01 issue). Quality oriented hospital philosophy. We are a busy companion animal/ exotics general practice offering advanced services in endoscopy, ultrasound, laser surgery and orthopedic surgery. Please send resume attn: Dr. J. Thomas Gus University Veterinary Hospital 2500 S. Hardy Tempe, AZ 85282

Athens, GA

Type of Experience: 2-4 week clinical rotations hospital based: Large Animal Medicine Large Animal Surgery SA Community Practice SAMS 5405 Anesthesiology SAMS 5450 SA General Surgery SAMS 5415 Exotics

Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Experience: Companion Animal practice offering students exposure to medicine, surgery, preventive medicine, and general clinical experience. Strong emphasis on exemplary quality of care and customer service. Owner is ABVP, Canine/Feline board certified; 4-5 associates.

Upper Arlington, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal medicine Description Experience:

Dover, OH

Description Details Private Equine and Small Animal practice Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dr. C. Honecker, DVM- Equine Lameness/Reproduction (Clinical Supervisor of elective) Dr. Baltic, DVM- Small Animal Surgery (Clinical Supervisor of elective) Many advanced procedures for soft tissue, and reproductive Educational Resources Current texts available Multiple doctor impressions Monthly county vet meetings Dr.

Denver, CO

Description Observational rotations, therio medicine, surgery, emergency & GP services. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available 2 boarded surgeons 2 boarded internists 1 radiologist multiple CVT Educational Resources Journals Books Computer databses Rounds Continuing education Responsibilities Observe and participate in rounds.

Alexandria, VA

Type of Experience: private practice, small animal Description Experi

Downers Grove, IL

Type of Experience: 24-hour small animal specialty and general practice

Berwyn, IL

Type of Experience: Small animal general practice and speciality center

Lancaster, PA

Description Experience: Small animal general practice with one doctor seeing avian and exotic patients.

Brookline, MA

Description Multi-doctor practice with 24 hour nursing care. Specialty surgeon comes in approximately once per month. Ultrasonographer comes in two times per week.

Minneapolis, MN

Description Experiencing the everyday life of a general practioner in small animal and exotic medicine. Taking appoinments and working up cases for junior and senior veterinary students. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available 4 associate vets, 30% exotics, acupuncture Educational Resources Rounds in the am and pm, journals and books throughout the clinic, access to VIN

Pearl City, HI

Description Over 6 years of small animal practice Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Not on record Educational Resources Not on record Responsibilities Professionalism with staff and clients. Punctual for all scheduled shifts with flexibility due to needs of hospital and patients.  Student Supervision 8 hours per day, 5 days per week Housing No

Burien, WA

Description Details Involvement in all levels of practice (surgery, endoscopy, ultrasonography, ER practice, general practice, administration). Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Endoscopy bronchoscopy Intensive care unit Surgical & dental suite Educational Resources Rounds Computer database Literature Continuing Education Joel D.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Type of Experience: Small animal veterinary experience Description Ex

Chicago, IL

Description Experience: Student will gain experience working with one of four doctors on everyday appointments in a small animal hospital. Will also work with technician staff on in-patients.

Hilliard, OH

Description Major soft tissue & orthopedic surgery Emergency triage Blood gas & laboratory interpretation Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dr. Tami Sheene, Canine Rehabilitation/Endoscopy (accredited in canine rehab) Dr. Susan Crisp, Internal Medicine (board certified) Dr. Randy Lenhart, Scan Interp, Behavior Dr. Devon Horne, Soft Tissue Surgery Dr.

Danbury, CT

Description Experience: Fast-paced general practice with access to local specialists.

Anderson, IN

Type of Experience: Northwood provides care 24 hours a day. We have a general practice, an emergency practice and a surgical referral practice. The ER practice has a veterinarian and technicians on premises whenever the general practice is closed.

Alexandria, VA

Type of Experience: Companion and exotic animal practice exposing students to the daily life of a general practitioner, surgery, dental procedures, and Eastern medicine.

Columbus, OH

Description All aspects of small animal general practice. Experience ranges from routine surgeries, complex surgeries, internal medicine cases, to intensive care cases. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available 4 veterinarians are present with DVM degrees and licenses.

Portland, OR

Description Exposure to 24 hour full service small animal hospital. Focus:  urgent care & advanced surgery.

Los Angeles, CA

Type of Experience: Rotating Externship Description Experience:

Santa Monica, CA

Description Five Doctor, AAHA certified hospital, 35% Avian/Exotic patients.  Exposure to a wide array of Avian and Exotic patients with a predominance of birds and rabbits

Veazie, ME

Description The student will shadow one of three veterinarians, assist in history taking, physical exam, assessment and diagnostic plans. The student will also be coached in client communication, staff interpersonal relations, electronic medical records, efficient use of staff, time management as it effects production based compensation.

Vergennes, VT

Description Extern will alternate between surgical and appointment experience in a very busy 3 1/2 doctor semi-rural practice. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Not on record. Educational Resources Not on record. Responsibilities Ask thoughtful questions. Student Supervision 8-10 hours a day, 4-5 days a week. Option for emergency experience with on-call doctor if student elects, but not required. Housing Possibly

Atlanta, GA

Type of Experience: patient/client interaction, patient physical exams, in hospital care, phlebotomy, surgery

Hingham, MA

Description VetCor is a national family of exceptional veterinary hospitals. Our philosophy is that each hospital's success is founded in its unique community and must be lead by individuals who understand and give back to that community. Our network includes 37 exceptional, multiple doctor, small animal, emergency and specialty practices in 13 states. We continue to grow through the acquisition of multiple doctor practices in our current markets.

South Yarmouth, MA

Type of Experience: Externship for General Practice Description Exper

Hudson, OH

Type of Experience: Routine and non-routine general and emergency medicine and surgery

West Islip, NY

Description The student will have the opportunity to shadow experienced ER doctors, internists, surgeons, an ophthalmologist, exotic specialist and dentist.

Columbus, OH

Description Experience: experiences to include general wellness care, soft tissue surgery, dermatology, endocrinology, ortho, dental procedures, cardio, ophtho, GI, practice management, etc

Mayfield Village, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal/ Companion animal practice Descripti

Wayne, NJ

Description Experience: 3 doctor small animal practice located in an urban/suburban setting 35 miles west of New York City in New Jersey.

Waynesboro, PA

Type of Experience: Small animal and some exotics Description Experie

Cleveland, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal clinical and emergency practice Desc

Flat Rock, NC

Type of Experience: Western Carolina Regional Animal Hospital and Veterinary Emergency Hospital provides a combination of primary care + emergency and critical care experience for the veterinary student extern. The extern rotates through both areas of practice.

Westport, CT

Description Small animal hospital with inpatient care and outpatient service, soft tissue surgery and dentistry. The sudent will participate in small animal surgery, routine exams, emergency shifts. The student will assist with physical therapy and rehabilitation as well.

Fremont, OH

Description Broad range of medicine and elective surgery for both equine and small animal. Digital ultrasound and radiographic capabitlities Embryo transfer Problem mare management Ambulatory & in house management of equine cases are heavy in late winter through early summer. Details Associated Veterinarians and special expertise available Closly associated with Ohio State CVM equine faculty as well as other referral hospitals.

Steubenville, OH

Description  Details Hands-on direct involvement in practice of general small animal medicine and surgery limited to canine and feline patients. Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available not on record

Wexford, PA

Description To allow fourth year students to engage in all aspects of small animal practice. Students will shadow doctors during examinations and surgical procedures. Students will be able to apply their knowledge to clinical cases in a practical way. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Not available Educational Resources Multiple books and journals will be available to the students.

Wheat Ridge, CO

Description Externs will participate in daily hospital rounds, case discussions, outpatient receiving, emergency case management, inpatient case management, and diagnostics. Our hospital combines a specialty service, a general practice and emergency service which allows externs to experience all aspects of this diverse practice. Printable description