Small Animal Referral 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.

Perry, OH

Description Exposure to a wide variety of internal medicine and medical oncology patients. The experience will include patient care and in-depth discussion of selected patients on a daily basis. Supervised experience with advanced diagnostic techniques (eg; ultrasound, endoscopy) may be permitted depending upon the student and the opportunity.

Ft. Wayne, IN

Type of Experience: Emergency and specialty veterinary medicine externship

Robbinsville, NJ

Type of Experience: Veterinary emergency & trauma and specialty medicine

East Greenwich, RI

Type of Experience: Small Animal Emergency and Referral hospital Desc

Paramus, NJ

Type of Experience:  Small Animal Hospital  Practice Name:  Tranquility Animal Hospital        Description Experience:  Facility offers numerous specialities as well as general practice.  We have over 57 doctors.  Please view our website for more detailed info. Institutional Resources:  57 doctors in 11 specialties and general practice.   Educational Resources:  

West Palm Beach, FL

Type of Experience: Palm Beach Veterinary Specialists is a 24 hour specialty and emergency facility. Specialties include surgery, neurology, oncology, internal medicine and ophthalmology.

Santa Rosa, CA

Type of Experience: Veterinary Externship Description Experience:

Middletown, CT

Type of Experience: Small Animal General Practice and Speciality Large General Practice with 6 veterinarians, 4 Smaller Supporting Hospitala (1-3 FTE veterinarians)

Pittsburgh, PA

Description Multi-specialty experience with collaboration between many practices in one building - including surgery, neurology, emergency, internal medicine, oncology, dermatology, ophthalmology, dentistry, and imaging (MRI and CT). Depending upon the time spent with the hosptial, the student can choose up to two practices to divide their time. Surgery & internal medicine externship is also offered with observation and participation in cases with the surgical an internal medicine teams at PVSEC.

Portland, ME

Description Small Animal Internal Medicine & Surgery

Chattanooga, TN

Type of Experience: Externship experience for DVM candidates in a high-volume referral center for medicine, surgery, and emergency/critical care.

Tinton Falls, NJ

Description Rotating externship. RBVH is one of the country's largest privately owned veterinary hospitals with a 24-hour emergency and critical care facility, referral practice, general practice and house call service. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available See attached PDF. Educational Resources Morning Grand rounds 7 days/week ; Library; Client Lectures, Lunch Lectures

Cherry Hill, NJ

Type of Experience: Shadowing student Externship Description Experien

Bristol, England

Type of Experience: Small animal first opinion and referral Descripti

Kirkland, WA

Description Experience: A high-volume small animal mulit-specialty practice.

Phoenix, AZ

Description Experience: Externships in Surgery, Internal Medicine, and Emergency. Surgical and internal medicine externs will work one on one with a specialist of their desired experience.

Tucson, AZ

Description We are looking for motivated individuals who are ready to learn and willing to work hard. Since we are strictly a specialty and emergency referral center, SAVSEC is a great place for the extern that has intern and residency aspirations. We are a 24/7 multi-facility practice that offers clients and their pets the best in state-of-the-art procedures such as advanced diagnostic imaging (ultrasound and CT), radiation therapy, endoscopy, and laparoscopy.

Irvine CA

Description Small animal veterinary referral & specialty group externship experience.

Grayslake, IL

Type of Experience: Canine rehabilitation

Tranquility, NJ

Type of Experience:  Small Animal and hospital  Practice Name:    Tranquilty Vet Hospital, P.A.         Description Experience:  Full service veterinary hospital Institutional Resources: Paul l. Henrich, purdue 1971- general orthopedic surgery Linda Krotje-Wall,  OSU 1978 ACVIM (SA), 1988 Int. Res Iowa State Michelle Hewitt, NC State 1997 Ryan Christensen, Iowa State 2002  

Philadelphia PA

Description Two week clinical rotation at U of P Small Animal Radiology working with 5 ACVR boarded radiologists & 5 radiology residents. Nine diagnostic rounds (3 @ Chest, Abdominal, Skeletal) plus US & Technique 2 hour exam - Radiographic Interpretation. Weekend clinical responsibilities.

Davis, CA

Description All specialties are present within the VMTH and all operate with state-of-the-art technology and equipment. The hospital is dedicated to student vet training.

Greenville, SC

Description Extern will assist specialists in diagnosis management and treatment of surgical, medical and oncology patients. Oncology center also has linear accelerator radiation therapy and inhouse CT. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Our doctors are Diplomates, American College of Surgery, Medicine or Oncology.

Mesa, AZ

Type of Experience: We offer a rotating externship in small animal practice. We have a variety of specialties to include; Internal Medicine, Surgery, Radiology, Critical care and Emergency. We are a 24 hour facility with specialists on staff 6 of 7 days durring the week. Description Experience: Christopher J. Monarski, DVM in 2001. Internship SA surgery 2004. Residnecy SA surgery 2005-2008. Four years staff surgeon at VCA ARECA. Institutional Resources: ACVS, ACVIM, ACVR, ACVB

Downers Grove, IL

Type of Experience: 24-hour small animal specialty and general practice

Berwyn, IL

Type of Experience: Small animal general practice and speciality center

Raleigh, NC

Type of Experience:  Small Animal  Practice Name:    VCA Durant Road Animal Hospital and Pet Resort      Description Experience:  

Newark, DE

Description Rotation through emergency, general practice and various specialty services. Participation in rounds, lectures and other activities. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Referral services include surgery, critical care, cardiology and cytopathology.

Pittsburgh, PA

Type of Experience: General Practice Office Calls, Exotics, General Surgery, Dentals, Orthopedic Surgery, Emergency Shifts, and Internal Medicine

Shelton, CT

Type of Experience: The extern will rotate through the different departments of a busy emergency and referral center. They are required to attend all rounds including didactic lectures.

Albuquerque, NM

Description Our hybrid hospital offers opportunities with a variety of specialists and general practitioners: General Small Animal elective Ophthalomology elective Oncology elective Cardiology elective Surgery elective Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available General Practioners:

Gaithersburg, MD

Type of Experience: Small animal specialty and referral practice Desc

Tustin, CA

Description Oncology rotation at the largest privately owned oncology practice in the United States. The student will shadow staff doctors and have the opportunity to perform numerous procedures, participating fully in the daily activities of the clinic.

Novi MI

Description Student will be experiencing a privately owned cardiology practice. The student will be taking medical history from clients, performing diagnostic tests, and reporting findings back to clients. diagnostic procedures include: cardiac auscultation, cardiac ultrasound, ECG, holter monitor, thoracocentesis, percardicentesis, and radiographs. Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available There will be two board certified Veterinary Cardiologists and two licensed veterinary technicians on staff at all times.

Brooklyn, NY

Description Veterinary Emergency and Referral Group, a.k.a. VERG, is a progressive, 7000 square foot state of the art emergency and referral hospital in the trendy Cobble Hill section of Brooklyn. We are the only 24 hour emergency and referral hospital in Brooklyn, a borough of 3.5 million people and receive referrals from over 100 local practices, which provide us with diverse and interesting cases.

Milfold, OH

Description High volume caseload of predominantly oncology cases Moderate number of internal medicine cases Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available One-veterinarian practice - Diplomate, ACVIM

Annapolis Junction, MD

Description The student will be involved with orthopedic and sports medicine evaluations of patients including orthopedic examination, gait analysis and radiographs. Orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation of surgical and non-surgical orthopedic cases.

Clarks Summit, PA

Type of Experience: Externship at Private Practice Referral Hospital - Surgery, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Neurology, Emergency

Buffalo Grove, IL

Type of Experience: Private small animal emergency and specialty practice

New Castle, DE

Description We are a 24 hour, 7 day a week referral hospital providing specialty referral care and emergency and critical care. Our facility contains a full lab with chemistry machines, CBC, blood gas. We also have a CT scan on site as well as emergency and critical care equipment.

San Diego, CA

Type of Experience: To provide a high quality clinical experience for fourth year veterinary students in a 24-hour multi-specialty referral and emergency practice with an emphasis on high quality technically advanced clinical practice. In addition we have a strong didactic program

San Diego, CA

Type of Experience: Small animal internal medicine experience

Cary, NC

Type of Experience: Small animal specialty hospital.

Cottonwood Heights, UT

Description Companion Animal General & Referral Practice Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available AAHA Accredited Member since 1981Ultrasound, Digital Radiology with Dr. Richard Park (Boarded Radiologist) Surgery, etc. Educational Resources VIN, AAHA, AVMA, etc. Responsibilities Apply their knowledge to a work environment and learn how different the real world is from academia. Student Supervision Several doctors will supervise students during their rotation.