Food 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.

Sugarcreek, OH

Description Primarily large animal and mixed practice. Ride with vet on calls, observe and participate in cases, techniques, surgeries and consultations. Will deal with individual cases and herd settings. Associate veterinarians and special expertise available large domestic whitetail deer practitioner including a breeding lab

Temecula, CA

Type of Experience: Mixed Large Animal Practice. 85% equine, 15% food animal, llama, alpaca, pot belly pigs.

Greeley, CO

Type of Experience: Dairy practice experience Description Experience

Reisterstown, MD

Type of Experience: Laboratory Animal/Large Animal Medicine and Surgery

Deckerville, MI

Type of Experience: Bovine herd health including ultrasound, nutrition, semen testing, general animal welfare. Facility consultation, in house diagnostics including milk cultures.

Glen Ulin, ND

Type of Experience: Beef cow calf and livestock auction market Descri

Louisville, OH

Type of Experience: Large animal veterinary externship Description Ex

Philadelphia, PA

Type of Experience: Large Animal Surgery Rotation Description Experie

Philadelphia, PA

Type of Experience: Large Animal Medicine Rotation #10 : September 10 - 23, 2012

Dubois, ID

Application Program Flier The USSES Veterinary Student Externship is a collaborative program between the U.S. Sheep Experiment Station and the University of Idaho (UI).  All of the animals on the facility are currently involved in active research projects.  The objective of this externship is to:

Lower Langford, UK

Type of Experience: Abattoir (slaughterhouse) internship Description

Tulare, CA

Description Senior rotations in Dairy Production/Performance Medicine. Production medicine is the utilization of many facets of production, e.g. nutrition, environment, genetics, and health, into a well-managed program monitored by records. Five important areas where a veterinarian can help the dairy farm become more profitable are:

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

Athens, GA

Type of Experience: Institiutional Externship in the Large Animal Hospital of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine

St. Paul, MN

Description Dairy Education Center - Nicollet, MN

Philadelphia, PA

Description Each spring the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine offers a two week elective in Large Animal Neonatology and Intensive Care Medicine at the New Bolton Center campus.  This clinical elective is open to veterinary students who have completed their preclinical training and who have a special interest in equine neonatology/perinatology and/or intensive care medicine.

Blacksburg, VA

Description Food animal ambulatory externship through the VMRCVM Production Management Medicine Section. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Michael J. Reardon, DVM, PhD, VMC Director Educational Resources College resources Responsibilities Senior clerkship at CVM Student Supervision PMM ambulatory 40+ hrs/wk Housing No

Danville, PA

Description I am a solo practitioner that does about 75% dairy. The rest is divided up between small ruminants (7%), camelid (7%), cervid (7%), and beef (<5%). The practice is based out of my home and I have a full-time office/business manager. Room and board are provided in our home by a basement efficiency. The student would be able to go on all regularly scheduled visits and emergency calls, averaging anywhere from 3-8 stops in one 10-12-hour day.

Seymour, WI

Description 100% dairy practice. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available 5 owners 5 associate DVM's Educational Resources Yes. Responsibilities Do all they want reproductively, nutritionally, with systems analysis, DC305, sick cow care, surgery, etc. Student Supervision 10 hours daily/7 days a week Housing Yes.

Vergennes, VT

Description Experience: Clinical dairy and food animal practice senior externship.

Montevideo, Uruguay & Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Type of Experience: Gather experience on epidemiological studies and vaccination field work in Uruguay and Bolivia Description Experience:

Bellevue, OH

Type of Experience: Large Animal experience with emphasis on swine and cattle.