Waverly Animal Clinic is a well-established four doctor mixed animal practice in with gorgeous new state-of-the-art small and large animal buildings.We have haul-in large animal facilities with horse stocks and a cattle tilt table for foot work.We have 2 fully stocked ambulatory vehicles for farm work.We provide about 75% small animal and 25% large animal medicine.
We pride ourselves on providing high quality compassionate veterinary care to our patients of all sizes.Our clinic has a fun loving and laid back atmosphere with loyal and appreciative clients.Our staff consists of two veterinarians with 15 years of experience and two veterinarians with 3 years of experience.We have eight LVT’s who provide amazing support and love what they do.Our whole team loves teaching and mentoring.
What to Expect
The cases you can expect to see would vary and can be tailored to your interests.Small animal work would consist of routine preventive care and surgeries as well as sick visit appointments and emergency surgeries.Bovine work would consist of routine herd work, BSE’s, foot work, dystocias, and care of sick cattle or calves.Equine work would consist of reproductive work on ultrasounds, castrations, dental work, lameness exams, and routine Coggins tests and vaccinations.We also see a variety of other animals including pot-bellied pigs, rabbits, guinea pigs, poultry, sheep, and goats.The days are always interesting and filled with variety.
Guidelines and Expections
Our goals are to provide extern with hands-on experience, teach externs new skills and expose the extern to day-to-day operations in a busy mixed animal practice.
You must currently be enrolled in an accredited Veterinary School.
You must carry your own professional liability insurance either through your school or through the AVMA.Proof will be required before beginning your externship.
Attire:Neat and clean scrubs or pants (jeans or khakis) and scrub top or polo shirt.Comfortable closed toed shoes.It is a good idea to have a change of clothes available in case yours become soiled.It is also a good idea to bring coveralls and boots for large animal work.
Externs should arrive at 7:30am Monday through Friday and expect to stay until 5:30-6pm.The doctor on-call will notify externs of interesting emergencies on nights and weekends, but those are optional.
Housing will be provide to the student during their externship block.Students are expected to keep the house clean and tidy.Guests besides the extern must be approved ahead of time.