Operation PETS: The Spay/Neuter Clinic of Western New York

Description

Student will learn about complex nature of animal overpopulation and how targeted spay/neuter plays an essential role in relieving this societal problem.

Details

Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

Veterinarians skilled at performing high quality, high volume spay/neuter on pediatric and adult animals.

Educational Resources

  • Books
  • Relevant journal articles
  • VIN
  • Rounds, etc.

Responsibilities

Student will:

  • Interact with clients upon admission and discharge of animals to ensure they understand consent statement and recovery instructions
  • Perform physical examinations on animals prior to anesthesia and/or surgery, assist in determination of who is an anesthetic/surgical candidate and who is not
  • Administer pre-medication and induction drugs
  • Learn about the importance of analgesia and thermoregulation in this environment
  • Monitor animals in pre, intra, and post operative periods
  • Learn about special needs of pediatrics when performing spay/neuter
  • Assist with spay/neuter surgeries on pediatric and adult animals
  • Perform spay/neuter surgeries on pediatric and adult animals under the constant, direct supervision of a veterinarian
  • Learn safe, efficient surgical techniques for spay/neuter
  • Obtain AVMA student insurance
  • Forward all necessary forms to be completed to veterinary supervisor

Student Supervision

Student will always have direct and free access to at least one veterinarian.

Housing

No

Practice Information

Operation PETS: The Spay/Neuter Clinic of Western New York
3443 South Park Avenue
Blasdell, NY 14219

Ph: 716-783-8998
Fx: 716-783-8099

Email: kvmdvm [at] yahoo [dot] com
Web: www.operationpets.org

Updated: 3/18/09
Signature on file: Kathleen Makolinski, DVM