participate in all aspects of veterinary care at the Phoenix zoo, which
houses a collection of over 1,200 animals covering multiple taxa
including avian, reptile, amphibian, mammal, and fish.
Two full time clinical veterinarians (one DACZM)
One full time veterinary intern
Information not provided.
Participation in all physical exams
Interpretation of diagnostic testing
Presentation of a case or short project for the zoo staff
veterinarian is always available to the extern when they are on
grounds. Most students work ~8 hours per day and 5 days a week although
they are encouraged to come in on days off if there is a special
procedure to witness.