Union County Humane Society, OH

Description of Elective Experience: 

Student will be expected to help veterinarian and staff with medical/ surgical procedures of all animals in our care which include mostly dogs and cats with an occasional pocket pet mixed in. 

Surgeries typically include spays/neuters, other soft tissue surgery as needed, minor dental work.

Treatments include physical exams, preventative health, medication plans as necessary, euthanasia.

Student will also be expected to assist staff with restraint, monitoring patients, clean up, etc.

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

Student will be expected to be hands on for all procedures where appropriate.

Typically 20-30 hours weekly depending on workload which varies with intake/time of year.

Student will typically be working with the veterinarian during most of their time. However, if animal care staff needs help with treatments, vaccines, exams they will be expected to help when needed as well.

Dr. Amy Welker
Contact email: 
16540 County Home Rd
Marysville, OH 43040
United States
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Hours of supervision by a licensed veterinarian per week: