Wisconsin Equine Clinic & Hospital

Description

The Wisconsin Equine Clinic, Inc. is a multiple doctor, full service, ambulatory, medical, surgical, and reproduction equine hospital that serves as a referral center for the Midwest. The staff includes a surgeon, a board certified internal medicine specialist, a board-certified theriogenologist, and a veterinarian trained in acupuncture and ophthalmology. The hospital resides on 26 acres midway between Milwaukee and Madison. The facility provides 15 turnout paddocks, a large indoor arena, and over 35 stalls. The main building houses a complete surgical suite with padded recovery stalls and intensive care stalls that allow optimal care for medical and surgical cases. Around the clock care of both critical adult horses as well as the critical neonate can be provided. The hospital offers state of the art reproductive capabilities, including embryo transfer, artificial insemination, shipped semen, frozen semen, foaling and stallion management by a board certified theriogenologist. The hospital is also supported by advanced equipment including complete x-ray, endoscopy, ultrasound units, and shockwave therapy. The Wisconsin Equine Clinic is an exclusive, full-service equine hospital with a broadbased caseload. The student will work hard but will also gain valuable experience and useful skills. Open discussion of cases between doctors student is encouraged and development of technical skills and business knowledge is promoted.

Details

Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

  • 1 boarded surgeon
  • 1 boarded internist
  • 1 boarded therio
  • 4 interns
  • 6 other associates (2nd surgeon, alternative medicine) or owners

Educational Resources

  • sit-down rounds weekly (journal club or case presentation)
  • biweekly case rounds
  • access to multiple journals/books

Responsibilities

The student’s responsibilities include assisting in hospital treatments/procedures/other duties including assisting with farm calls, surgeries, foaling mares/post-op cases, and critical care patient monitoring. Furthermore, the student will learn and aid in all reproductive work that encompasses handling semen, stallion collection, mare ultrasounds, etc.

Student Supervision

8-10 hours/day; 5-7 days/week

Housing

The student is provided with modern living quarters with complete cooking, shower, and laundry facilities.

Practice Information

The Wisconsin Equine Clinic & Hospital
39151 Delafield Road
Oconomowoc, WI 53066

Ph: (262) 569-1550
Fx: (262) 569-9566

Website: http://www.wisconsinequineclinic.com

Updated: 02/10/09
Signature on file: Dr. Courtney Bolam