Externships, both university and private practice settings, are listed below. University externships are listed first, followed by private practitioners, listed in alphabetical order of the facility’s name.
Veterinary students welcome as rotation space permits. Case management and puppy class participation
Minimum 2-week rotations for veterinary students at no charge for colleges that have reciprocal programs with UC Davis at UC Davis main campus.
The University of Minnesota Behavior Service accepts 4th year students from other veterinary schools for two-week behavior externships as space allows. University of MN veterinary students have first priority.
We have a progressive small animal practice and two doctors that provide behavior consultations. Our behavior caseload is somewhat intermittent and depends on the need.
Internship at a feline specialty practice.
Contact: Ilona Rodan, DVM, Dipl. ABVP, Specialty in Feline Practice
w: 608-238-2287; h: 608-831-8849
Opportunity in private behavior practice in Carol Stream, a Chicago suburb.
Work between 2 private veterinary behavior clinics (Sydney and Melburne). Open to all veterinary students.
Sydney Animal Behavior Service
55 Ethel Street
Seaforth NSW 2092 Austrailia
Our clinic already receives the junior students from CSU; a week long rotation for each group. We are a 3-person mixed practice that sees in-house behavior cases.
Private behavior practice.
2627 Cordes Dr. Sugar Land, TX 77479
281-980-3737 , 281-313-1849 fax
APDT #692, IAABC
Behavior-exclusive practice with an average of 6 cases (canine or feline) seen weekly.
Our Behavior externship program provides an opportunity to sit in on clinical behavior cases with an experienced Veterinary Behaviorist within a private specialty practice group. Other specialty services in the facility include Surgery, Internal Medicine, Dermatology, Dentistry & Ophthalmology. For appropriate students with sufficient time, outside options can include shadowing an experienced local dog trainer helping clients train challenging dogs, attending puppy classes as well as behavior departments at local shelters. Students MUST have their own housing and insurance coverage to participate since no insurance is provided by the specialty practice.
5610 Kearny Mesa Rd. Suite B
San Diego, CA 92111
Office: 858-259-6115 Fax: 858-259-0013
Part-time veterinary coordinator/assistant position with Board Certified Veterinary Behaviorist in Dublin, California
Do you love helping people to better help their pets, and want to help decrease euthanasia and relinquishment of dogs and cats?
We are looking for a reliable, go-getting team player who loves behavioral medicine and wants to learn more.
Responsibilities range from reception and increasing veterinary assisting duties based on experience.
Candidates should have at least 12 months of full time experience or equivalent working in a veterinary hospital including handling animals as well as direct responsibility for client contact.
If you love pets, people, and behavioral medicine, this is a great place to get started! Cover letter and resume including references must be submitted digitally/electronically (paper/hard copies not accepted
Dr. Meredith Stepita, DVM, DACVB (Veterinary Behaviorist)
Veterinary Behavior Specialists
Office phone: 925-305-3745