Sport Horse Referral Practice in the Vancouver region of beautiful British Columbia seeking enthusiastic, motivated equine veterinary externs for the upcoming year. We have a full service hospital with a standing MRI unit and two veterinarians certified in Chiropractic and one in Acupuncture.
This position will give you an opportunity to work in our hospital beside our enthusiastic ACVS Boarded Surgeon who loves to teach, as well as giving you lots of time on the Ambulatory side of the practice with 3 different experienced practitioners. Our philosophy is a strong mentorship program coupled with hands on skills and horsemanship. Our goals for you coming out of our program is to feel comfortable in all aspects of Private practice with a strong knowledge in handling a variety of cases and clients in different ways.
Our caseload is predominantly English Sport horses and Western Performance horses and all the problems associated with them. We are the largest referral practice in British Columbia and we serve a large number of horses in a horse dense area. There are several large horse shows in our region which includes hosting the Nations Cup in May/June.
Externship Duties: Assist Veterinarians and Interns with daily case workup and management and be available to help with overnight cases in the hospital. You will be given the opportunity to learn about general practice, sports medicine, anesthesia as well as assist during surgical procedures (where appropriate). You will observe and sometimes perform a wide range of procedures while under the direct supervision of our experienced Veterinarians. On the road you will see a variety of cases and be involved in the evaluation, planning and decision making process of all cases.