VCA Veterinary Care Animal Hospital

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 internship program in 1998 (our first class had 3 doctors from LSU, OSU, Univ Sask.).

Details

Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

  • Philip Ries; DVM, ACVIM
  • Bruke; DVM

  • Russman; DVM, very strong background in avian/exotics

  • Kincade; DVM, ABVP

  • Fransen; DVM, surgery residency at OSU

  • Schoonover; DVM

  • Speidel; DVM, internship at Oradell AH

  • Preddy; DVM

Educational Resources

  • journals
  • books
  • computer data bases
  • rounds continuing education activities

Responsibilities

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. The student can expect to see 80-100 cases per week.

Student Supervision

The student will have unlimited access to the veterinarians when spread among the doctors.

Housing

There will be an in-hospital “apartment”.

Practice Information

VCA Veterinary Care Animal Hospital
9901 Montgomery BLVD
Albuquerque, NM 87111

Ph: (505) 292-5353

Website: www.vcavetcare.com/Home.asp

Updated: 11/15/05
Signature on file: Phil Ries and Caryolyn Kincade