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Merritt & Associates Equine Hospital

Description

 

We
offer externships to expose students to superior quality medicine, allowing
them to expand their veterinary education and to enhance confidence levels of
diagnostic and practice skills. There is a good amount of diagnostic work-ups;
nerve blocks, radiology, ultrasound, shock wave therapy, vet-stem, endoscopy,
bone scans and treatments. We also offer a new state of the art surgical
center and perform all manner of elective and emergency surgical care.
Complementary therapies including acupuncture and traditional Chinese
veterinary medicine is also offered. 

 

Details

Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

    • Keith Merritt, DVM, specializes in Equine Sports
      Medicine
    • Dana Marsh, DVM, CVA specializes in Equine
      Sports Medicine and Alternative Medicine.
    • Chris Downs, DVM, Diplomate ACVS specializes in Equine Sports
      Medicine and Equine Surgery 

      Educational Resources

      • Journals
      • Books
      • Computer databases
      • Rounds
      • Continuing education

      Responsibilities

      We offer
      externships to expose students to superior quality medicine, allowing them to
      expand their veterinary education and to enhance confidence levels of
      diagnostic and practice skills. There is a good amount of diagnostic work-ups;
      nerve blocks, radiology, ultrasound, shock wave therapy, vet-stem, endoscopy,
      bone scans and treatments. The extern will be responsible for assisting in the
      diagnosis and treatment of in-house and ambulatory patients. The extern must be
      able to rotate in our 11pm checks for hospitalized patients. The student can
      expect the work week to last 50-60 hrs or until the job is completed.

      Student Supervision

      50–60 hours per week

      Housing

      Yes

      Practice Information

      Merritt & Associates Equine Hospital
      26996 N Darrell Rd
      Wauconda, Il 60084

      Ph: (847) 526-9550
      Fx: (847) 526-9552

      Email: Liz@MerrittEquine.com
      Website: www.merrittequine.com

      Updated: 05/21/12
      Signature on file: Keith Merritt

      Location: 
      Wauconda Il
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