Nodaway Veterinary Clinic, Inc., MO

Description of Elective Experience: 

True mixed animal practice (50/50) in the rural midwest. Small animal consists primarily of canine and feline patients; large animal is mostly beef cow-calf work and equine. We focus on preventive medicine and reproductive services and serve a wide area in northwestern Missouri.

Institutional and Educational Resources - staffing, equipment, etc.: 

We employ 4 small animal assistants and 3 large animal assistants, as well as 3 veterinarians. Practice has capability for digital radiographs, portable ultrasounding, dental maching, inhalant anesthesia, and other standard diagnostic equipment. We also have portable and hydraulic chute systems, a tilt table, equine stocks, and large animal scales. Our facility has space for hospitalizing both large and small animal patients and we offer some boarding.

Student Responsibilities - what is expected of students in terms of hours, days of the week, shadowing or actual support?: 

Students are expected to work Monday through Saturday during business hours and are welcome to participate in emergencies as desired. Assist in cases and treatments of any species we see. Can also aid in herd work for cattle clients, diagnostic planning and interpretation, and equine repro and lameness exams. Students will participate in frequent case discussion and take primary case responsibility as deemed appropriate.

Student Housing (include costs, amenities, pet friendly, contact info if different from elective contact info): 

Housing may be available depending on time of year and circumstances. Costs and pets are negotiable. Amenities vary based arrangements made.

Ed Powell
23664 US Bus. Hwy 71
Maryville, MO 64468
United States
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