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.

St. Clairsville, OH

Description Very busy small animal practice; large volume of spays/neuters through work with local SPCA. Student can gain surgical experience on these animals. Radiographs, chem/CBC done in hospital. Details Associated Veterinarians and special expertise available Solo practice with no special expertise or postgraduate training. I work closely with a local vet that is very active in orthopedic surgery. Student would be welcome to assist him.

Tilton, NH

Type of Experience: Small Animal Medicine & Surgery Externship De

Latrobe, PA

Description Directly assist staff veterinarians and perform duties at primarily small animal practice including medicine, surgery, digital radiography, in house laboratory procedures and ultrasonography. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available 3 staff licensed veterinarians in general practice greater that 50 years combined experienced.

West Chester, OH

Description General practice with dogs, cats and exotics. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Lorrie Meyer, DVM Mary Carter, DVM Educational Resources VIN Books Rounds (radiology) Responsibilities Assist veterinarian in appointments, treatments Animal care, treatments Student Supervision 40 hrs/week. Housing No

Landisville, PA

Type of Experience: Landisville Animal Hospital is a busy 3 and 1/2 Doctor small animal hospital.

Elk Grove Village- Chicago

Type of Experience:  Small Animal  (end of life concerns) Practice Name:   Laps of Love        

Latrobe, PA

Type of Experience: Small Animal Hospital Description Experience:

Williamsport, PA

Description Experience: General Equine and Small Animal practice with a large emphasis on dentistry. <

West Hollywood, CA

Type of Experience: Small Animal General Practice with a board certified internist full time and a board certified surgeon 2 days a week. We are located in West Hollywood, CA.

LaVale, MD

Description Experience: Small animal medicine and surgery at AAHA-acredited practice. Observing and assisting with examinations, specimen collection, laboratory evaluation, surgery and other aspects of small animal practice. Institutional Resources: 6 doctors with combined 80+ years of experience Educational Resources: Full library of journals and many many textbooks

Lebanon, OH

Type of Experience:   Small Animal  Practice Name:  Lebanon Small Animal Clinic Description Experience:    A clinic focusing on primarily companion animal, dogs and cats, with some exotic experience available.  Experience available in ultrasound, radiology, surgery, dentistry   and medicine including preventative care.  It is also expected  that assistance with proper restraint technique be demonstrated

Danville, PA

Description This is an opportunity to experience all aspects of small animal veterinary medicine in general practice. Digital radiography, ultrasound, in-house blood testingas well as routine and major surgeries are completed at the hospital. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Training in small and large animal veterinary medicine. Postgraduate training in mastitis research in dairy cattle. Educational Resources All journals and computer data available for those interested.

Lewisburg, PA

Description Experience: Student will be observing all aspects of the veterinary practice including surgery appointments, laboratory procedures, radiology, office exams, hospilized cases, etc..

Hamilton, OH

Type of Experience: Companion animal practice; dogs & cats Descri

Lorain, OH

Type of Experience:  Small Animal  Practice Name:   Lorain Animal Clinic    Description Experience:   28 years of high volume small animal practice  Educational Resources: Complete library Responsibilities of Students:  Assist in exam, diagnosis, and surgery 

Los Gatos, CA

Description Experience: Senior Veterinary Externship. California law allows Senior Veterinary Students from Accredited Universities to participate and perform the Duties of a Registered Veterinary Technician.

Stahlstown, PA

Description Experience: General small animal medicine and surgery with strong emphasis on preventive and proactive care.

Lancaster, PA

Type of Experience: Small/Companion Animal general practice including some exotics.

Marysville, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal general practice Description Experie

Mason, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal hospital - dogs, cats, rabbits & pocket pets.

Hurst, TX

Description General small animal practice with emphasis on canine and feline. Practice places heavy emphasis on internal medicine and general surgery. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Numerous board certified specialists in Dallas area.

Tiffin, OH

Description Experience: All aspects of operations of a modern well equipped hospital with a well trained support staff.

Mercer Island, WA

Type of Experience: Clinical Experience with Advanced Veterinary Dentistry

Berea, OH

Type of Experience: small animal & exotics practice - GP Description Experience:

Pittsburgh, PA

Description  Details We are a full-service, progressive, modern hospital. This practice is busy and fast-paced. We see routine & ER cases, both medical and surgical, from 8am-midnight, 365 days/year. We frequently accept "referrals" from surrounding, smaller practices for extended care and 2nd opinion cases. Technicians are on staff overnight for in hospital care. Support staff is excellent and most technicians are licensed CVTs.

State College, PA

Type of Experience: Veterinary Externship Description Experience:

Middlefield, OH

Type of Experience:  Small Animal  Practice Name:     Middlefield Veterinary Clinic     Description Experience: Standard small animal general practice  including: wellness protocols, sick animal cases, routine surgeries (spay, neuter, declaw, dental etc), radiographs,      orthopedic surgeries (fracture repair, amputation, cruciate lateral suture, FHO, etc), soft tissue surgeries (cystotomy, splenectomy, etc). Student will go with

Fairmont, WV

Description Details Assisting in clinical exams and work-ups. Observing and assisting in surgeries. Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available DVM from The Ohio State University DVM from Georgia University DVM from Oklahoma State University Educational Resources not on record Responsibilities input on medical cases practice clnical techniques Student Supervision at all times Housing no

Mamaroneck, NY

Type of Experience: Veterinary medicine small animal practice

PO Box 518/1631 Elizabeth Pike Mineral Wells, WV 26150

Type of Experience: Small Animal Practice Name:  Mineral Wells Veterinary Clinic

Morehead, KY

Type of Experience: Small Animal Description Experience:

Lancaster, OH

Description We are a busy full service small animal veterinary practice with four doctors and four licensed veterinary technicians. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available All four veterinarians are graduates of the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Morrisville, NC

Type of Experience: Small Animal  Practice Name: Morrisville Cat Hospital    Description Experience: Accredited feline only clinic Institutional Resources: Dr. Simpson is an adjunct professor at North Carolina State University

East Lansing, MI

Description Experience: SCS 647 - Internal Medicine 3-week Clinical Clerkship.

Fairfield, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal general practice. Description Experi

Mt. Pleasant, MI

Description Experience: We are a 3 doctor small animal practice in mid Michigan. Students will be involved in all aspects of general practice medicine.

Walnut Creek, CA

Description We are a 3 doctor small animal general practice and small animal rehabilitation practice. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Not on record Educational Resources Numerous journals and publications: JAVMA, Vet Econ, Compendium, DVM Magazine. Library, internet. Responsibilities We will provide direct supervision of student in areas of venipuncture, anesthesia monitoring, sections, restraint, client education, lab work, etc.

Westerville, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal general practice.

Napoleon, OH

Description Small animal practice: 3 doctors, 4 registered techs, kennel attendant, veterinary assistant. We offer endoscopy, videoscopy, digital radiology (Ecklin), both dental & general radiology, some orthopedics with ESF, plating, pinning, in-house lab (IDEXX equipped). 6000 sq. ft. facility new in 2003.

Raleigh, NC

Type of Experience: Two-week externship in the Cardiology rotation at NC State's College of Veterinary Medicine.

Raleigh, NC

Type of Experience: University -based elective rotation in the Clinical Nutrition Service of the NCSU-CVM.

Lancaster, PA

Description Small Animal General Practice including surgery, dentistry, receiving clients/patients with a doctor, presenting cases and organizing diagnostic plans, etc. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dr. James Doman Dr. George Nyland Dr. Andrew Sloyer Dr. Nicole Blithe Dr. Amanda Rouen Dr. Kathy Nyland Educational Resources VIN, rounds, JAVMA, and other journals/texts available

New Carlisle, IN

Type of Experience: Orthopedic surgery, ultrasound, laser and laser therapy, digital radiograph, dental

Niceville, FL

Description We are a busy clinic that sees about 80 animals a day. We do wildlife rehab, exotics, run a pet adoption shelter for puppies, kittens and special needs animals. We do all kinds of orthopedic surgeries. The student will see a lot. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Not on record Educational Resources Not on record Responsibilities observation Student Supervision 50 hours per week Housing No

Willis, MI

Type of Experience: Small animal medicine and surgery, 36 years. Have opened three highly successful veterinary hospitals. Have mentored several veterinary students.

North Canton, OH

Description Experience: Canine and feline medicine and surgery Observation of all aspects of the clinic Physical exams and work-up of outpatients Limited hands on surgical experience

Tallahassee, FL

Description Experience: Full involvement in all clinical aspects of the hospital.

Chillicothe, OH

Type of Experience: Small Animal-Medicine/Surgery Description Experie

Rochester Hills, MI

Type of Experience: Two week clinical rotation in an AAHA certified small animal practice in southeastern Michigan.

Cornelius, NC

Description Provide the student with aspects of practicing in a small animal hospital including all clinical as well as business aspects. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available This is a very busy 5-doctor pracice where client compliance is high. We provide exceptional full service care. Educational Resources Access to hospital's in-house library, DvMax Veterinary Software Program & internet