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Toronto Zoo

Zoological/Wildlife Medicine

Description Experience:

Increase knowledge of veterinary medicine as applied to exotic or wildlife species by accompanying the

Veterinary staff on rounds and assisting with various procedures, e.g. routine treatments, surgery and pathology.
  • ACZM
    Training Program - Postgraduate program in Zoological Medicine and
    Pathology, offered jointly by the Ontario Veterinary College and the
    Toronto Zoo, with the support of the Zoological Society of Toronto.
  • ACZM mentors involved in our program:
  • Graham J. Crawshaw, B.Vet.Med., M.S., MRCVS, Dipl. ACZM, Senior Veterinarian – Toronto Zoo (mentor)
  • Chris J. Dutton, BSc, BVSc, MSc, Dipl. ACZM, Staff Veterinarian – Toronto Zoo (mentor)
  • Simon Hollamby, B.A., B.V.Sc. M.S., M.R.C.V.S., Dipl. ACZM, Staff Veterinarian – Toronto Zoo (mentor)
  • Dale A Smith, D.V.M, D.V.Sc., Professor, Department of Pathobiology, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph (academic advisor)
The student will have full access to veterinary resources - journals and books in library.

They will accompany veterinarian on all rounds and will be a participate in the morning staff meeting.
the veterinarians, veterinary residents, and veterinary technicians in
all day-to-day tasks, animal treatments, general examinations,
ultrasound/radiographs, surgical procedures, within the animal hospital,
as well as on-site. Assisting with post-mortem examinations. They will
be an active participant in determining drug dosages and treatment

They will be responsible for producing a small PowerPoint presentation on an animal case of interest.

The student
will work full regular hours from 8 - 10 hours per day under the direct
supervision of veterinarians and veterinary residents.

Can provide a list of accommodations from employee/former employees if necessary
Toronto Zoo
361A Old Finch Avenue

Scarborough, ON M1B 5K7

Dr. Graham Crawshaw - senior veterinarian
Updated: 03/29/11
Scarborough, ON Canada
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