Tufts Wildlife Clinic

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Clinical externship in wildlife medicine
The extern will spend 2- 4 weeks working with wildlife clinic faculty and staff in all aspects of wildilfe medicine, surgery and rehabilitation.
The Wildlife Clinic sees approximately 1800 native wildlife patients/year. The caseload is about 60-65% avian, 20-25% mammals and 10-20% reptile species. The Clinic is fully equipped with radiology, surgical and other capabilities as well as housing facilities for a variety of native wildlife
Two full time faculty, one intern, two technicians and support staff. Didactic and supervised hands on experience with native wildlife species. Formal orientation provided.
The extern will have full responsibility for cases in the Clinic. This includes admissions, physical examinations, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, animal husbandry and rehabilitation techniques. Emergency on call duty is expected.
Two full time faculty and one intern are available at all times for supervision and training.
Not provided but students are able to make local arrangements.
Tufts Wildlife Clinic
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
200 Westboro Rd.
North Grafton, MA 01536
508-839-7918
508-839-7930
flo [dot] tseng [at] tufts [dot] edu
Florina S. Tseng, DVM
Updated: 04/13/12