|Address||2530 Dale Street North, Roseville, MN, United States|
|Contact Name||Renee Schott, DVM|
|Contact Phone||651-486-9410 ext 108|
|Type and Size of Practice (# of Vets)||Wildlife hospital|
|Number of Exotic DVM’s||4|
|Board Certified DVM’s||0|
|Small Mammal Caseload||40%|
|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
|Length of Time||4-5 months|
|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|
|Must Applicant Provide Own Transportation?||Yes|