Countryside Large Animal Veterinary Services is a full service large animal practice offering surgical, medical, emergency and ambulatory services. We serve a largely upper level Western and English performance base clientele with emphasis on sports medicine but also general care. We also serve a large number of agricultural animal clientele with cattle, small ruminants, swine and camelids.
Our externship provides veterinary students the opportunity to experience all aspects of a hospital, surgery, and ambulatory large animal veterinary practice. Our primarily equine based clinic makes for easily accessible equine practice knowledge. Along with the equine case load, a unique aspect of our clinic is the great amount of production animal experience including cattle, swine, goats, sheep, and camelid patients. We strive to create an environment that allows the extern the opportunity to work with and have valuable hands on experiences with a variety of large animals to gain the experience and the skill set to have a successful career in equine and/ or large animal practice.
Estimated Clinic Workload: 80% Equine, 15% Beef Cattle, and 5% Swine/small ruminant/camelid. Equine consist of 55% lameness, 15% surgery, 15% medical, 5% reproduction, 5% rehab, and 5% farrier work.
Availability: Time frames 1-8 weeks, available year round
Insurance Requirements: AVMA PLIT insurance required
Living Quarters: Housing is available at the clinic
Application requirements: Send dates interested in and resume
Must be a current veterinary student
Externs are expected to assist with treatment and care of hospitalized patients, help doctors and technicians with appointments, will be on call for surgeries and other after hours emergencies if staying at the clinic provided housing.