Town & Country Animal Hospital, PC, PA

Description of Elective Experience: 

The student will experience the full range of our mixed animal practice caseload (which includes cattle, equine, small ruminant, swine, poultry & companion small animals (cats, dogs, pocket pets)), including dairy herd health visits, ambulatory sick animal calls, and in-clinic small animal appointments & surgeries.

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

Our 6000 sq. ft. clinic includes a full in-house lab (Idexx CBC/blood chemistry analyzer), bacterial culture lab, Cornerstone practice management software, Digital Standard & Dental X-ray units , High-speed Dental Unit, Ultrasound (small animal and portable large animal), Isoflurane anesthetic units, Cardell Touch Multiparameter Anesthetic Monitor with ECG/pulse oximetry/CO2/blood pressure monitoring, TonoPen, and 2 fully-equipped large animal trucks with PortaVet units.  Clinic library resources include current reference texts, digital reference files, and internet access.  Current staffing includes 5 doctors (3 full-time, 2 part-time), 4 Veterinary Assistants, 2 Receptionists, Office Finance Manager, Inventory Manager, Kennel Attendants & Housekeeping Personnel.  

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

Clinic hours are 8am to 6pm Monday through Friday.  The student will be scheduled 40+ hours per week, and will rotate among the doctors, including time spent on ambulatory farm calls, clinic appointments, surgeries, and after-hours large animal emergencies.  

Philip Aquadro
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1865 Centre Line Road
Warriors Mark, PA 16877
United States
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