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University of Tennessee , College of Veterinary Medicine, Dept .of Small Animal Clinical Sciences



  • Clinical rotation in Avian and Zoological Medicine
  • Diagnosis and treatment of exotic species, including small mammals, birds, reptiles and wildlife species

Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

  • All specialty services of the Teaching Hospital, including small and large animal medicine and surgery
  • 4 faculty members in Avian and Zoological medicine as well as 3 residents
  • Dr. Juergen Schumacher, Assoc. Prof., Service Chief (Clinical Supervisor of elective)

Educational Resources

  • Complete library of the College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Daily rounds
  • Student presentation at the end of rotation


  • Receiving appointments
  • Diagnostics and treatment of exotic pets and wildlife
  • Medicine and surgery of exotic animals
  • Participate in after hours emergency duty

Student Supervision

  • 8 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Clinician always available for consultation and back-up (24 hours a day)


  • No

Practice Information

Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: 865-755-8221
Fax: 865-974-5554

Updated: 04/18/08
Signature On File: Dr. Juergen Schumacher, Assoc. Prof., Service Chief

Knoxville TN
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