VCA Apache Junction Animal Hospital, AZ

Description of Elective Experience: 

Exposure and practice in a GP setting.  Exams, exposure to surgery, digital dental and body radiology, diagnostics and dentistry. We also afford the applicant the opportunity to work with rescue and shelter animals as we are partnered with the AZ Humane Society, Apache Junction animal Control, Lost Our Home Foundationa and the CARE Medical Fund.

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

We are a two doctor hospital with 14 support staff.  Our hospital is equipped with ultrasound, cold laser therapy, digital radiography, dedicated surgical and dental suites.

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

The student would be required to be in the hospital from 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday under the supervision of LauraMackley, Medical Director and Laura Lister, Associate Veterinarian.  We anticipate a mix of shadowing and support based on the student's comfort, skill level and field of interest.

Lynne Zientara-Danielson
Contact email: 
VCA Apache Junction Animal Hospital
17 N Mountain Rd
Apache Junction, AZ 85120
United States
Is student housing available?: 
Hours of supervision by a licensed veterinarian per week: