Colegate Woods Veterinary Hospital, Inc.

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Mixed Animal General Veterinary Practice - Large Animal work is comprised mostly of pleasure horse medicine, small ruminants and camelids. Small Animal work is comprised of mostly dogs and cats with a few rabbits and other small mammals.
The student will be expected to assist in all aspects of care. They will be able to work under supervison to place IV catheters, induce anesthesia, intubate for anesthesia, run fecal exams and operate in house lab and radiograph equipment. They will have the opportunity to assist in surgeries ranging from simple spay and neuter to any other surgeries, including basic orthopedic procedures. They may also have the opportunity to complete spay and neuter procedures on animals that are awaiting adoption from our local humane society, under the direct supervision of Dr. Haught. They will have the opportunity to examine and form opinions on necessary diagnostic and therapeutic plans for patients. They will have opportunity to accompany Dr. Haught on house calls and farm visits. Our practice consists of one DVM and two RVTs as well as other assistants.
Several major journals, VIN, several up to date reference books. Daily rounds with supervisor.
The student should be prepared to participate in all aspects of the practice of veterinary medicine. They should be able to participate in general medical discussions, suggesting the next step in diagnostics and/or therapeutics. They should be able to properly restrain patients. They should be willing to learn how the practice completes in house laboratory testing as well as radiography. They should be comfortable to share with the supervisor what they feel that their limits are and what they hope to learn while they are with us.
The student will have access to the veterinarian from 7:30 am to 6:30 pm Mon through Thurs and 7:30 am to 1:00 pm Fridays and Saturdays. If the student desires, they may be contacted to participate in any emergencies that arise during the time that the student is here.
There is a potential for temporary student housing in the home of the veterinarian depending on time of year.
Colegate Woods Veterinary Hospital, Inc.
1402 1/2 Colegate Drive
Marietta, Ohio 45750
colegatewoodsvethosp [at] suddenlinkmail [dot] com
Roberta Haught, DVM (OSU '93)
Updated: 03/01/12