Rakuno Gakuen University Veterinary Medical Center


Students may undergo any combination of the following rotations:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Surgery (mainly orthopedic)
  • Oncology
  • Ophthamology
  • Behavioral Counseling
  • Diagnostic Imagining
  • Anesthesia


University setting - specialists available in each service. Post graduate training is available.

Educational Resources

Both international and Japanese veterinary magazines, books, rounds.


Students are expected to take part in patient evaluation, case rounds, diagnostic workups, and discussion of treatment plans.

Student Supervision

At least 8 hours a day (depending on service) 5 days a week.


Available upon request.

Practice Information

Rakuno Gakuen University Veterinary Medical Center
582 Midorimadri Bunkyodai
Ebetsushi Hokkaido Japan

Telephone: 81-11-386-1213
Fax: 81-11-386-0880

Clinical supervisor:
Kazuto Yamashita, DVM, Ph.D, Professor, Veterinary Anesthesia
School of Veterinary Medicine, Rakuno Kakuen University

email: yamasita [at] rakuno [dot] ac [dot] jp
web: www.rakuno.ac.jp/dep11/

Signature on file: Kazuto Yamashita
Updated: 11/28/07