Exotic Elective

If you are interested, during your 4th year off-site elective experience, we provide a list of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine's previously approved locations.

If you choose not to work at any of the pre-approved sites, please find your own elective location and submit a request for approval through The College of Veterinary Medicine.

Troy, OH

Type of Experience: Veterinary general practice including wildlife, birds, and exotics

Tempe, AZ

Description Preceptor position available in AAHA member hospital. Winner in Veterinary Economics Hospital of the Year 1997, first runner up award (4/97 issue), and recipient of “Practice of Excellence” award (3/01 issue). Quality oriented hospital philosophy. We are a busy companion animal/exotics general practice offering advanced services in endoscopy, ultrasound, laser surgery and orthopedic surgery. Please send resume attn: Dr. J. Thomas Gus University Veterinary Hospital 2500 S. Hardy Tempe, Arizona 85282

Athens, GA

Type of Experience: 2-4 week clinical rotations hospital based: Large Animal Medicine Large Animal Surgery SA Community Practice SAMS 5405 Anesthesiology SAMS 5450 SA General Surgery SAMS 5415 Exotics

Urbana, IL

Type of Experience: U of I Wildlife and Exotic Animal Medicine and Surgery Rotation (WEAMS): Clinical Zoological Medicine including exotic pet medicine, wildlife medicine, zoo medicine

Philadelphia, PA

Description The purpose of this rotation is to introduce the student to pet special species medicine. Students will gain knowledge of these animals by hands-on experience and participation in rounds. The student will be expected to obtain histories, develop a rule-out list and a diagnostic plan on all appointments. Students will participate in patient management and assist with various diagnostic and treatment procedures.

Knoxville TN

Description Details Clinical rotation in Avian and Zoological Medicine Diagnosis and treatment of exotic species, including small mammals, birds, reptiles and wildlife species Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available All specialty services of the Teaching Hospital, including small and large animal medicine and surgery 4 faculty members in Avian and Zoological medicine as well as 3 residents Dr. Juergen Schumacher, Assoc.

Alexandria, VA

Type of Experience: Companion and exotic animal practice exposing students to the daily life of a general practitioner, surgery, dental procedures, and Eastern medicine.

Albuquerque, NM

Description We are a hi-volume hospital ~ 75 dogs/cats, 15-20 exotics/avian/other. The student will have exposure to both routine CBP med/surgery cases along with referral patients. We also provide critical care/24 hr monitoring experience. Our facility contains a fully equipped lab, 2 surgery suites (ortho/soft tissue), an ICU room, radiology, ultrasound, endoscopy, pulse ox, ETCO2, BP monitors, 24 hour care, etc. We started an i

Santa Monica, CA

Description Five Doctor, AAHA certified hospital, 35% Avian/Exotic patients.  Exposure to a wide array of Avian and Exotic patients with a predominance of birds and rabbits

Bedford Hills, NY

Type of Experience: Shadowing of veterinarian in a practice that only sees birds and exotic pets.

Davis, CA

Description We have an expanding bird and companion exotic pet practice at UC Davis and have openings for veterinary students from other schools and colleges in Companion Avian and Exotic Pet Medicine during many weeks of the 2007-2008 academic year. Rotations requested should be a minimum of 2 weeks and maximum of 4 weeks in length. (Qualifications: 1. Final year veterinary student or about to start final year at time of visit.

Waynesboro, PA

Type of Experience: Small animal and some exotics Description Experie

Woodbridge, NJ

Type of Experience: Small animal/exotics Description Experience: