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Southwest Equine Hospital

Equine Medicine and Surgery - private practice
Equine Referral and Ambulatory practice- students will be assisting
doctors with emergency ambulatory and referral patients, as well as
elective lameness, medicine, reproductive and preventive care cases.
Practice is fully equipped for surgery, endoscopy, abdominal and
musculoskeletal ultrasonograpy, computed radiography and advanced
reproductive techniques. Students will be exposed to a wide variety of
breeds and disciplines.
doctor's with physical examinations, diagnostic evaluations and
formulating therapuetic plans for all patients seen. Assist surgeons in
surgery or assist with anesthesia. Assist in monitoring and treating
critical cases both during the day and overnight. Students are expected
to assist the emergency veterinarians with patients both in the hospital
and on the farm. Students are strongly encouraged to focus on anatomy
and physiology in order to more accurately interpret results of
diagnostic procedures and formulate therapeutic plans. The amount of
hands-on clinical experience (IV catheterization, nasogastric
intubation, rectal examination, dentistry, etc) is determined on a
case-by-case and student-by-student basis.
supervised by board certified veterinarians approximately 10hrs per
day, and general practice veterinarians approximately 14-24hrs per day
(depending upon caseload). Students have access to multiple
veterinarians 24hrs per day, 7 days per week.
Southwest Equine Hospital
6001 E Bell Rd

Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Ashley Alward, DVM, DACVIM
Posted: 01/14/14
Scottsdale, AZ
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