Opportunities for Students

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.

Purdue University

Veterinary students welcome as rotation space permits. Details can be requested directly.

Contact: Dr. Niwako Ogata DACVB (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
 or Ms. Mindy Cotton (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))

http://www.vet.purdue.edu/animalbehavior

U.C. Davis

Minimum 2-week rotations for veterinary students at no charge for colleges that have reciprocal programs with UC Davis at UC Davis main campus.

Contact: Melissa Bain DVM, DACVB (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) or Judy Wall (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))

http://behavior.vetmed.ucdavis.edu

University of Georgia

3-week rotation blocks at the U of Ga behavior service, open to students outside of U of Ga based on availability.

Contact: Sharon Crowell Davis DVM, DACVB (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))

University of Minnesota

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.

Contact: Margaret Duxbury DVM, DACVB (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) or Ms. Lynne Lura (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) http://www.cvm.umn.edu/vmc/aboutVMC/SmallAnimalSpecialties/behavior/

Animal Ark Pet Hospital, Erie, PA

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.

Contact: Kevin Ramey DVM, (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)), 814-838-7387

Cat Care Clinic, Madison, WI

Internship at a feline specialty practice.

Contact: Ilona Rodan, DVM, Dipl. ABVP, Specialty in Feline Practice

w: 608-238-2287; h: 608-831-8849

Chicagoland Veterinary Behavior Consultants, Carol Stream, IL

Opportunity in private behavior practice in Carol Stream, a Chicago suburb.

Contact Dr. John Ciribassi, DVM, DACVB (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)), 630-231-1544

Sydney Animal Behavior Service, Australia

Work between 2 private veterinary behavior clinics (Sydney and Melburne). Open to all veterinary students.

Contact: Kersti Seksel DVM DACVB (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
+612-9949-8511
Sydney Animal Behavior Service
55 Ethel Street
Seaforth NSW 2092 Austrailia

Nelson Road Veterinary Clinic, Longmont, CO

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.

Contact: Dr. Steve Benscheidt (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)), 303-678-8387

Texas Veterinary Behavior Services, Sugar Land, TX

Private behavior practice.

Contact: Lore I. Haug, DVM, MS, DACVB, CPDT, CABC
 (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
2627 Cordes Dr.
Sugar Land, TX 77479

281-980-3737
, 281-313-1849 fax

http://www.texasvetbehavior.com


APDT #692, IAABC

Veterinary Behavior Clinic, Gaithersburg, MD

Behavior-exclusive practice with an average of 6 cases (canine or feline) seen weekly.

Contact: Kathy Meyer, VMD (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)), 301-947-3333

Veterinary Behavior Consultants, San Diego CA

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.

Contact: Patrick Melese DVM, MA, DACVB (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
5610 Kearny Mesa Rd. Suite B
San Diego, CA 92111
Office: 858-259-6115 Fax: 858-259-0013
http://www.sdvetbehavior.com

Dr. Jill Goldman, Los Angeles, CA

Offering opportunities for both students and veterinarians.

Contact: Dr. Jill Goldman M.Sc., Ph.D., CAAB
Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist
http://www.drjillgoldman.com/services/career-counseling.html
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