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VCA Shoreline Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center

extern will rotate through the different departments of a busy
emergency and referral center. They are required to attend all rounds
including didactic lectures. The departments include, internal
medicine, emergency and critical care, neurology, cardiology and
surgery. Since there is an active internship program at the hospital,
teaching occurs throughout the day. There is a chance to spend time at a
sister hospital twenty miles away as well.
extern will get hands on experience in managing a diverse small animal
caseload, which includes outpatient emergencies and patients with
complex problems that require diagnostic procedures or complex
The senior faculty are all board certified individuals.
is access to computer databases, and an up to date library. As stated
above, attendance at all daily rounds and didactic lectures is required.
student needs to keep a record of what they are learning during the
time here. The original or a copy needs to be given to the supervisor
at the end of the session for review and discussion
are veterinarians in the practice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A
boarded certified doctor is in the hospital six days a week, except
There is a private bedroom and bathroom on the second floor.
VCA Shoreline Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center
895 Bridgeport Avenue

Shelton Ct. 06484
(203) 929-8600
(203) 944-9754
Larry Berkwitt DVM, DACVIM
Posted: 11/02/12
Shelton, CT