Small Animal 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.

Cay Hill, St. Maarten

Type of Experience:St. Maarten Veterinary Clinic is a well-established, full-service, small animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care. Description Experience:We provide a broad spectrum of diag

Northampton, PA

Description Details Within our new facility, the student will see a busy and diverse caseload consisting predominantly of small animals and occasionally pocket pets. Our clinic includes underwater treadmill, digital radiography, tonopen, neuroscope, Idexx machinery for in-house bloodwork, etc.

Leawood, KS

Description Small animal private practice Participate in regular appointments (both wellnes & sick) Interpret bloodwork, urine/fecals, radiographs Provide treatment plans Perform minor surgeries Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dr. Vern Otte Dr. Cheri Jones Dr. Sarah Burkindine Educational Resources VIN numerous journals & textbooks Kansas City VMA has 2 hr.

Troy, OH

Description Experience: Two week externship in a general small animal practice setting. We see medical and surgical cases of a wide variety. We also see a smattering of exotics and pocket pets, and Dr. Eisenberg does occasional farm calls.

Kent, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal medicine and surgery Description of Experience: Observe medical, surgical and emergency work.

Columbus, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal general practice Description Experience: Exam room protocols, wellness ex

Dayton, OH

Type of Experience:  Small Animal  Practice Name:  Suburban Veterinary Clinic   (Dayton, OH)  Description Experience:    We are a full service small animal veterinary clinic with a boarded internal medicine specialist . We also do some wildlife and exotic medicine.  We are equipped with color flow Doppler, endoscopy, therapy and CO2 lasers,  digital radiography, etc.

Dayton, OH (Centerville)

Type of Experience:  Small Animal  Practice Name:   Suburban Veterinary Clinic       Description Experience:  We are a full service small animal veterinary clinic with a boarded internal medicine specialist .  We also do some wildlife and exotic medicine.   We are equipped with color flow Doppler, endoscopy, therapy and CO2 lasers, digital radiography, etc.

Richards Landing, Ontario Canada

Description Travel to small towns in northern Ontario, engaged in typical small animal medical/surgical activities, one day at each location. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Mobile is fully equipped with X-ray, hematology and chemistry, dental unit, isoflurane anesthesia, etc. Educational Resources Subscriptions include OVMA "Focus" and the Canadian Veterinary Journal. We are equipped with Avimark.

Modesto, CA

Type of Experience: general small animal private practice Description

Sylvania, OH

Description Our 5 doctor, 13 tech full service general practice is staffed 24/7 with a doctor on call. We handle cases from routine to complex. Our nursing care is outstanding. Our pain mangagement is state of the art. We have been an accredited AAHA member since 1978. We do not practice injection medicine or protocol medicine. We strive to do it right, not just do it. You will not learn bad habits or shortcuts. You can learn a great deal about SylvaniaVET on our web site.

Cincinnati, OH

Description All aspects of small animal medicine including ultrasound, laboratory, endoscopy, dentistry, surgery including specialty, and medicine. We have a 750 sq. ft. facility (modern building), computers with Amber in-house computer system with 9 work stations. We send profiles, cultures and pathology out to labs, in-house, we do CBC Coulter counter), U/A, fecal, HW and individual chemistry test on a Reflotron.

Atlanta, GA

Type of Experience: Students have the opportunity to develop their clinical acumen by managing medical cases presented by our hosptial clients and their pets, as well as an opportunity to strengthen their surgical skills by performing ovariohysterectromy and castration surgeries on

Smithfield, VA

Description Details This is a mixed practice- the student can choose all small animals, all large, or half and half To become familiar with the role of veterinarians in private practice To develop client communication skills and the ability to work as a team with the support staff Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dr. Heather Edwards- Post Graduate (CE) training in Abdonimal Ultrasound and endoscopy (Clinical Supervisor of elective) Dr. F.

Scottsdale, AZ

Type of Experience: A Two week course in Scottsdale Arizona at our small animal practice. We currently employ 5 DVM's, two specialize in exotics. We are a thriving and growing practice that will be expanding to a 24 hour hospital this year.

Cheektowaga, NY

Type of Experience: Externship at General Practice and Dental Referral Practice with Board Certified Veterinary Dentist

Warren OH

Type of Experience Small animal - exotic medicine, surgery & emergency hospital Description Small animal - exotic medicine, surgery & emergency facility. Open 8 AM to 10 PM, 7 days/week, 8 AM - 10 PM. Heavy orthopedic & laproscopic surgical load.

New Philadelphia, OH

Description Small animal private practice - 4 doctors/2 clinics. Small animal medicine and surgery, some exotics; acupuncture, therapy laser. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dale Duerr, DVM Robert Montgomery, DVM Natalie Fisher, DVM Drew Yosick, DVM Educational Resources Journal library and internet

Mesquite, TX

Description We have a high volume progressive practice with digital radiography, ultrasound, CO2 laser, currently testing the ligasure equipment. We have a high surgery volume, see exotics and have grooming and boarding services. Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available My wife and I plus 2 other associate veterinarians plus occasional relief veterinarians and Dr. Turner, a mobile veterinary surgeon. A fully staffed modern emergency clinic, which we co-founded and serve on its board, is two miles away.

Troy, OH

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

multiple locations worldwide

Description An Army Veterinary Corps Externship experience is very individual depending on the location and the interest of the student. The typical Veterinary Services location will give exposure to clinical veterinary medicine focusing both on government owned working dogs and privately owned pets. Clinical practice can range from your typical sick call appointment to laparoscopic surgery depending on the location.

Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Description Small and large animal anaesthesia under supervision of Diplomate staff at a referral level. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Board certified specialists in all major subject areas

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, AZ 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

Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Experience: Companion Animal practice offering students exposure to medicine, surgery, preventive medicine, and general clinical experience. Strong emphasis on exemplary quality of care and customer service. Owner is ABVP, Canine/Feline board certified; 4-5 associates.

Upper Arlington, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal medicine Description Experience:

Dover, OH

Description Details Private Equine and Small Animal practice Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dr. C. Honecker, DVM- Equine Lameness/Reproduction (Clinical Supervisor of elective) Dr. Baltic, DVM- Small Animal Surgery (Clinical Supervisor of elective) Many advanced procedures for soft tissue, and reproductive Educational Resources Current texts available Multiple doctor impressions Monthly county vet meetings Dr.

Denver, CO

Description Observational rotations, therio medicine, surgery, emergency & GP services. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available 2 boarded surgeons 2 boarded internists 1 radiologist multiple CVT Educational Resources Journals Books Computer databses Rounds Continuing education Responsibilities Observe and participate in rounds.

Alexandria, VA

Type of Experience: private practice, small animal Description Experi

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

Lancaster, PA

Description Experience: Small animal general practice with one doctor seeing avian and exotic patients.

Brookline, MA

Description Multi-doctor practice with 24 hour nursing care. Specialty surgeon comes in approximately once per month. Ultrasonographer comes in two times per week.

Minneapolis, MN

Description Experiencing the everyday life of a general practioner in small animal and exotic medicine. Taking appoinments and working up cases for junior and senior veterinary students. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available 4 associate vets, 30% exotics, acupuncture Educational Resources Rounds in the am and pm, journals and books throughout the clinic, access to VIN

Pearl City, HI

Description Over 6 years of small animal practice Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Not on record Educational Resources Not on record Responsibilities Professionalism with staff and clients. Punctual for all scheduled shifts with flexibility due to needs of hospital and patients.  Student Supervision 8 hours per day, 5 days per week Housing No

Burien, WA

Description Details Involvement in all levels of practice (surgery, endoscopy, ultrasonography, ER practice, general practice, administration). Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Endoscopy bronchoscopy Intensive care unit Surgical & dental suite Educational Resources Rounds Computer database Literature Continuing Education Joel D.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Type of Experience: Small animal veterinary experience Description Ex

Chicago, IL

Description Experience: Student will gain experience working with one of four doctors on everyday appointments in a small animal hospital. Will also work with technician staff on in-patients.

Hilliard, OH

Description Major soft tissue & orthopedic surgery Emergency triage Blood gas & laboratory interpretation Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dr. Tami Sheene, Canine Rehabilitation/Endoscopy (accredited in canine rehab) Dr. Susan Crisp, Internal Medicine (board certified) Dr. Randy Lenhart, Scan Interp, Behavior Dr. Devon Horne, Soft Tissue Surgery Dr.

Danbury, CT

Description Experience: Fast-paced general practice with access to local specialists.

Austin, TX

Type of Experience: Small Animal Practice Name: VCA Northwest Hills Animal Hospital

Anderson, IN

Type of Experience: Northwood provides care 24 hours a day. We have a general practice, an emergency practice and a surgical referral practice. The ER practice has a veterinarian and technicians on premises whenever the general practice is closed.

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.

Columbus, OH

Description All aspects of small animal general practice. Experience ranges from routine surgeries, complex surgeries, internal medicine cases, to intensive care cases. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available 4 veterinarians are present with DVM degrees and licenses.

Portland, OR

Description Exposure to 24 hour full service small animal hospital. Focus:  urgent care & advanced surgery.

Los Angeles, CA

Type of Experience: Rotating Externship Description Experience:

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

Veazie, ME

Description The student will shadow one of three veterinarians, assist in history taking, physical exam, assessment and diagnostic plans. The student will also be coached in client communication, staff interpersonal relations, electronic medical records, efficient use of staff, time management as it effects production based compensation.

Vergennes, VT

Description Extern will alternate between surgical and appointment experience in a very busy 3 1/2 doctor semi-rural practice. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Not on record. Educational Resources Not on record. Responsibilities Ask thoughtful questions. Student Supervision 8-10 hours a day, 4-5 days a week. Option for emergency experience with on-call doctor if student elects, but not required. Housing Possibly

Atlanta, GA

Type of Experience: patient/client interaction, patient physical exams, in hospital care, phlebotomy, surgery