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Humane Society of Central Oregon

Experience in shelter medicine including surgery, medical care, and rounds.
student participating in this experience will be able to observe and
perform routine ovariohysterectomies and castrations for dogs and cats,
including pediatric surgery. Medical cases are examined, treated and
diagnostics performed in-house with minimal diagnostics submitted to
reference laboratories. Occasionally additional surgical procedures will
be performed by the veterinarian, which the student may observe. Daily
rounds are performed with the shelter manager and each animal is
will show up to the shelter on-time and in appropriate attire. They
will show a motivation to participate in surgical and medical cases and
have an interest in shelter medicine. The student should be
understanding of the fluctuant nature of shelter medicine and know that
depending on the time frame of the externship and their competency they
may or may not get as many surgical cases as they anticipate.
Students will have access to a veterinarian 4-5 days per week for approximately 8 hours each day, Monday-Friday.
The Humane Society of Central Oregon
61170 SE 27th Street

Bend, OR 97702
Crystal Mendiguren, DVM
Posted: 10/23/13
Bend, OR
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