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.

Surprise, AZ

Description Details Patients seen at our hospital include dogs, cats, birds, reptiles and pocket pets. Our hospital is a very busy outpatient and inpatient hospitals, with full surgical suite, digital radiography and laboratory/pharmacy.

Middletown, CT

Type of Experience: Small Animal General Practice and Speciality Large General Practice with 6 veterinarians, 4 Smaller Supporting Hospitala (1-3 FTE veterinarians)

Wexford, PA

Type of Experience: Clinical small animal veterinary practice Descrip

Minot, ND

Description Small animal general practice with general practitioner, 12 years experience. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available 5 small animal general practitioners

Pittsfield, MA

Type of Experience: Small animal & exotics externship Description

Cincinnati, OH

Type of Experience: General small animal practice with some pocket pets and reptiles. Excellent opportunity to observe daily small animal medicine and surgery in a busy two doctor practice.

Altoona, PA

Type of Experience: Small Animal exclusive clinical practice and after hour emergencies until 10 PM.

McMurray, PA

Type of Experience: Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic is a progressive 4-doctor practice located in an upscale suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We are very client focused and offer excellent medical care to our patients.

Poland, OH

Description This elective opportunity will allow fourth year students to engage in all aspects of small animal private practice. Students will apply their clinical skills in the diagnosis & management of medicine cases. The will also take part in routine wellness examinations & surgical procedures. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Not available

Houston, TX

Description We are a very busy 95% dog and cat, 5% rabbit/pocket pet practise in a new facility with an excellent staff and a great reputation. We can provide a wide variety of medical and surgical cases to enhance your clinical exposure at a somewhat accelerated pace compared to your 4th year experience.

Missoula, MT

Description Student can expect to experience a busy, full service small animal practice. Procedures will include ultrasound, endoscopy, digital dental xrays, orthopaedic surgeries, soft tissue surgeries, medical workups, in-house laboratory tests, oncology, and rehabilitation services. Student will have an option of observing after-hours emergency services. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Associate certified in Rehabilitation Services

West Lafayette, IN

Type of Experience: Clinical rotation in comparative cardiology Descr

Ridgefield, CT

Type of Experience: Full service companion animal AAHA accredited 6 doctor practice

Ebetsushi Hokkaido Japan

Description Students may undergo any combination of the following rotations: Internal Medicine Surgery (mainly orthopedic) Oncology Ophthamology Behavioral Counseling Diagnostic Imagining Anesthesia Details University setting - specialists available in each service. Post graduate training is available. Educational Resources Both international and Japanese veterinary magazines, books, rounds.

Dublin, OH

Type of Experience: Opportunity for the senior veterinary student to perform sterilization procedures in a high volume clinic. This allows the student to develop skills and confidence in routine surgical procedures.

Tinton Falls, NJ

Description Rotating externship. RBVH is one of the country's largest privately owned veterinary hospitals with a 24-hour emergency and critical care facility, referral practice, general practice and house call service. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available See attached PDF. Educational Resources Morning Grand rounds 7 days/week ; Library; Client Lectures, Lunch Lectures

Toledo, OH

Description Small animal general medicine and surgery/private practice

Rhinebeck, NY

Type of Experience: Small animal, patient care, surgery, etc Descript

Dublin, OH

Description We feel that Riverside Animal Care Center provides the best medical and surgical care available in Columbus. We utilize board certified surgeons, radiologist and internists when necessary. We feel that his experience would provide a student realistic experience in high quality private small animal practice.

Lakewood, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal General Practice: canine, feline, reptile, small exotics, surgery

Pasadena, CA

Description Participation and observation in all aspects of dog and cat veterinary care, including surgical. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available None on record. Educational Resources None on record. Responsibilities Work in tandem with hospital techs and doctors. Student Supervision 5 days, 8 hours Housing No

Bristol, England

Type of Experience: Small animal first opinion and referral Descripti

Saint Matthews, KY

Description 10 years small animal medicine & surgery general practice.

Santa Barbara, CA

Type of Experience: Small Animal Practice Description Experience:

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Description Experience: I have been in private clinical practice since 1984. Since that time, I have mentored at least 25 new/recent graduates. We have provided externship opportunities to Western University and Iowa State students in the last 5 years.

Lewes, DE

Description Savannah Animal Hospital is a privately owned practice in Delaware. We are AAHA accredited and have been for over 14 years. We have over 20 years experience with pre-vet students. At our facility we use the Cornerstone Computer System - Multi-User. We have endoscopy, ultrasonography, pharmacy, digital radiography, in-house diagnostic/laboratory with pulse oximetry, doppler for blood pressure, ECG, in-house diagnostics for heartworm, Parvo, urinalysis FLEV/FIB.

Calabash, NC

Description Seaside Animal Care, PA is a nationally recognized, AAHA accredited small animal practice. The hospital uses Cornerstone systems, a full in-house laboratory, digital radiography and dental radiography, CO2 laser, endoscopy, etc. Seaside Animal Care has an exceptional staff with the emphasis on client and staff education.

Martinsburg, WV

Description The prospective student will experience the daily activities of a very busy small animal practice which was founded in 1974 by a 1972 OSU graduate and past OSU school of Veterinary Medicine alumni president, Dr. K.W. Gilpin. The student will shadow and be asked to participate in many of these activities including internal medicine, critical care monitoring, surgeries, dentals, radiology, laboratory, etc.

Toledo, OH

Description Experience: Small animal general practice experience

Lusaka, Zambia (So. Africa)

Printable description Description Showgrounds Vet Clinic is a well established, high volume, small animal practice - primarily pets and guardians - with some equine, and exotics from various wildlife rescue organizations.

Dover, OH

Type of Experience: Small Animal Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry.

Moneta, VA

Description Details Small animal exclusive private practice Externship in medicine, surgery, preventative care and dentistry Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Brian Weitzman (Clinical Supervisor of elective) Educational Resources Multiple periodicals Textbooks Internet access Responsibilities To practice veterinary medicine in a private small animal hospital under DIRECT supervision of a licensed veterinarian.

Monmouth Junction, NJ

Type of Experience: Small Animal Exclusive (some exotic) - General Practice and Surgery.

Perrysburg, OH

Description Busy 5 doctor veterinary practice: digital x-ray, ultrasound, soft tissue & orthopedic surgery. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Special interests include opthalmology, ultrasound (both abdominal & echo's), oncology and internal medicine.

Fort Meyers, FL

Type of Experience: small animal medicine & surgery externship De

Ft. Wayne, IN

Type of Experience: Externships and Preceptorships at small animal practice

Cay Hill, St. Maarten

Type of Experience:St. Maarten Veterinary Clinic is a well-established, full-service, small animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care. Description Experience:We provide a broad spectrum of diag

Northampton, PA

Description Details Within our new facility, the student will see a busy and diverse caseload consisting predominantly of small animals and occasionally pocket pets. Our clinic includes underwater treadmill, digital radiography, tonopen, neuroscope, Idexx machinery for in-house bloodwork, etc.

Leawood, KS

Description Small animal private practice Participate in regular appointments (both wellnes & sick) Interpret bloodwork, urine/fecals, radiographs Provide treatment plans Perform minor surgeries Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dr. Vern Otte Dr. Cheri Jones Dr. Sarah Burkindine Educational Resources VIN numerous journals & textbooks Kansas City VMA has 2 hr.

Troy, OH

Description Experience: Two week externship in a general small animal practice setting. We see medical and surgical cases of a wide variety. We also see a smattering of exotics and pocket pets, and Dr. Eisenberg does occasional farm calls.

Kent, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal medicine and surgery Description of Experience: Observe medical, surgical and emergency work.

Columbus, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal general practice Description Experience: Exam room protocols, wellness ex

Dayton, OH

Type of Experience:  Small Animal  Practice Name:  Suburban Veterinary Clinic   (Dayton, OH)  Description Experience:    We are a full service small animal veterinary clinic with a boarded internal medicine specialist . We also do some wildlife and exotic medicine.  We are equipped with color flow Doppler, endoscopy, therapy and CO2 lasers,  digital radiography, etc.

Richards Landing, Ontario Canada

Description Travel to small towns in northern Ontario, engaged in typical small animal medical/surgical activities, one day at each location. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Mobile is fully equipped with X-ray, hematology and chemistry, dental unit, isoflurane anesthesia, etc. Educational Resources Subscriptions include OVMA "Focus" and the Canadian Veterinary Journal. We are equipped with Avimark.

Modesto, CA

Type of Experience: general small animal private practice Description

Sylvania, OH

Description Our 5 doctor, 13 tech full service general practice is staffed 24/7 with a doctor on call. We handle cases from routine to complex. Our nursing care is outstanding. Our pain mangagement is state of the art. We have been an accredited AAHA member since 1978. We do not practice injection medicine or protocol medicine. We strive to do it right, not just do it. You will not learn bad habits or shortcuts. You can learn a great deal about SylvaniaVET on our web site.

Cincinnati, OH

Description All aspects of small animal medicine including ultrasound, laboratory, endoscopy, dentistry, surgery including specialty, and medicine. We have a 750 sq. ft. facility (modern building), computers with Amber in-house computer system with 9 work stations. We send profiles, cultures and pathology out to labs, in-house, we do CBC Coulter counter), U/A, fecal, HW and individual chemistry test on a Reflotron.

Atlanta, GA

Type of Experience: Students have the opportunity to develop their clinical acumen by managing medical cases presented by our hosptial clients and their pets, as well as an opportunity to strengthen their surgical skills by performing ovariohysterectromy and castration surgeries on

Smithfield, VA

Description Details This is a mixed practice- the student can choose all small animals, all large, or half and half To become familiar with the role of veterinarians in private practice To develop client communication skills and the ability to work as a team with the support staff Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dr. Heather Edwards- Post Graduate (CE) training in Abdonimal Ultrasound and endoscopy (Clinical Supervisor of elective) Dr. F.

Scottsdale, AZ

Type of Experience: A Two week course in Scottsdale Arizona at our small animal practice. We currently employ 5 DVM's, two specialize in exotics. We are a thriving and growing practice that will be expanding to a 24 hour hospital this year.