Facility/Clinic Information

Address 2530 Dale Street North, Roseville, MN, United States
Contact Name Renee Schott, DVM
Contact Phone 651-486-9410 ext 108
Contact Email renee@wrcmn.org
Website  www.wrcmn.org
Type and Size of Practice (# of Vets) Wildlife hospital
Number of Exotic DVM’s 4
Board Certified DVM’s 0
Small Mammal Caseload 40%
Avian Caseload 50%
Reptile/Amphibian Caseload 10%
Dog/Cat Caseload 0%
Other Details To provide the Intern with hands-on experience in wildlife rehabilitation and medicine; at the end of the internship, Interns should be able to manage common wildlife rehabilitation cases in all aspects, including husbandry, common problems, treatment plans, diagnostics, anesthesia and surgery.
To improve the Intern’s ability to recognize and identify different species of native Minnesota wildlife, and be knowledgeable of their natural history, feeding habits, habitat requirements, and any other specialized care while in a hospital and rehabilitation setting.
To improve the Intern’s clinical skills working with non-domestic species, including but not limited to: venipuncture, hematology, parasitology, radiology, anesthesiology, soft tissue surgery, orthopedic surgery, wound and fracture management, drug and fluid administration, and necropsy.
To provide opportunities to learn more about the inner workings of a large-scale wildlife hospital

Internship/Externship Information

Length of Time 4-5 months
Application Deadline 12/01/2016
Thesis or Final Project Required?  Yes
Open to Any Year Vet Student?  DVM only
Must Applicant Be Associated with AVMA Accredited School?
Vaccines, Health Insurance, TB Testing Required? Rabies vaccine required, must have acceptable antibody titer (within last 2 years)
Housing Provided? No, but a list of nearby options will be provided
Compensation Provided? $2000/month
Must Applicant Provide Own Transportation? Yes

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