Scott City Animal Clinic, MO

Description of Elective Experience: 

About Our Clinic: At Scott City Animal Clinic, we take pride in delivering personalized, compassionate care to our patients and their guardians in Scott City and surrounding areas. Our team strives to provide a comfortable environment for our patients and clients and we want everyone, either two-legged or four, to feel welcome as soon as they enter our veterinary clinic. We have been in business for over 40 years and offer a wide range of medical services and surgeries for dogs, cats, and a few other exotics/farm animals. Please visit our Services page on our website to learn more about the services we provide.

About Our Location: Located in Scott City, MO, there are plenty of surrounding outdoor attractions such as the Scott City Ball Park, great restaurants, historic museums, and plenty more to explore. We are also within a short drive of many other attractions and activities such as the Riverfront Bridge Park, Rose Garden, and Cape Rock Park. It is a great place to start your career and/or family!

About this Opportunity: Our amazing team and support staff are looking to share our knowledge and experience with a highly motivated 3rd or 4th-year veterinary student! We are looking for someone who will treat every patient with the same loving care as if they were your own pet. You will get the opportunity to attain experience in each of our different services and are encouraged to showcase any special skills or interests you may have! Through our excellent mentorship, hands-on experience, and collaboration, the value that comes from working with us will certainly reside with you forever.

Additional Benefits: We are offering a flexible schedule to fit any program requirements, paid externship hours, future employment opportunity preferences, excellent mentorship opportunities, and more!

Contact Information: Please feel free to reach out to us with any questions!

Contact Name: Jeff Shively (Owner)


Number: 573-264-3455


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

Dr. Shively and Dr. Landing also offer in house laboratory services, digital x-rays, dental cleanings, along with various surgical procedures . Please visit our Services page to learn more about the services we provide.

We are currently a two-doctor team with an amazing support staff of 6-8 members.

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

Responsibilities for this preceptorship include assisting with patient procedures, client communication/education, actively learning, asking questions as they arise, positively engaging with the team, and developing any special skills or interests you may have coming into this opportunity!

Jeff Shively
1904 Main St
Scott City, MO 63780
United States
Is student housing available?: 
Hours of supervision by a licensed veterinarian per week: