Union County Humane Society

Description

The student will be expected to participate with preventative, medical and surgical procedures required to care for and help make adoptable the animals at the shelter (generally cats, dogs and occasional pocket pets).

Details

Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

  • Dr. Bimbo Welker (MS, DVM), on his own time, Dr. Welker volunteers his time to help with surgical and diagnostic procedures and consultation.
  • Dr. Cheryl Rausch (DVM, OSU '92), volunteers her time to help with medical, surgical procedures and consultation.

Educational Resources

Students do have access to journals, books and computer data if necessary.

Responsibilities

The participating student will be involved with preventative care (exams, vaccinations) and overall preventative concerns at the shelter (housing, husbandry, etc.). They will also help with diagnostic and medical procedures, and anesthesia and surgeries (generally spays and neuters, but occasionally other surgeries as well).

Student Supervision

6-7 hrs./day; 2-3 days/week - veterinary supervision. Unlimited hours (during open shelter hours) helping other staff members with various procedures (vaccinations, blood draws, HW tests, FELV/FIV tests, fecals, physical exams).

Housing

No.

Practice Information

Union County Humane Society
16540 County Home Road
P.O. Box 414
Marysville, OH 43040

ph: 937-642-6716
fax: 937-644-8247

email: dogdoc [at] columbuss [dot] rr [dot] com (dogdoc [at] columbuss [dot] rr [dot] com (Dr. Amy Welker))
website: www.uchspets.org

Signature on file:  Dr. Amy Welker
Updated on: 1/25/2008