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Clinic Name:

Caprine & Ewe Veterinary Consulting, PC
Name:
Melissa Holahan
Address:
P.O. Box 214
City:
New Hudson
State:
MI   Zip:  48165
Country:
United States
Phone:
5172027989
Email:
info@caprineandewe.com

Practice Description

Species Percentages:
Sheep/Goats
50%
Camelid  
10%
Cervid
5%
Other Food Animal
5%
Companion
10%
Mixed Animal
100%
Describe veterinary services your clinic provides:
Caprine & Ewe Veterinary Services is a mobile veterinary practice providing emergency and preventative care for goats, sheep, llamas, alpacas, cattle, backyard chickens, dogs, and cats in South East Michigan. www.caprineandewe.com

Externship Description

Stipend Available?
No             Amount: $ 0
Housing Available?
No
Preferred Duration:
2-3 weeks
Preferred Time of the Year
spring/summer
Preferred Student Education Level:
3rd/4th year veterinary students
Externship Description:
Students will spend the majority of the day traveling and working on various small farms in the Willamette Valley. Informal case discussions would occur while traveling between calls. Students will gain extensive hands-on experience with goats, sheep, llamas, alpacas, dogs, and cats involving but not limited to surgery, injections, handling techniques, and physical exams. Students will become proficient in developing differential diagnoses, treatment plans, and performing and interpreting labs. Students will also have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience on our farm if interested. www.chubbeacresfarm.com
Goal of Externship:
To enhance student appreciation for using evidence-based decision making while providing preventative medicine in small ruminant herd health. To become proficient in developing differential diagnoses/treatment plans, and communicating these findings to clients. Students will also learn farm management and husbandry techniques to help prevent common small ruminant problems.
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