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6633 Caminito Coors NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120

Apply for a Veterinarian Externship in Albuquerque

Petroglyph Animal Hospital is offering a Veterinarian Externship in Albuquerque. This is an opportunity for veterinary students to experience a practical, clinical learning environment. Each externship will last one to six weeks, dependent upon the needs of the student. The Externship Program runs year-round and offers veterinary students extensive hands-on learning in the following areas:

  • Daily Rounds
  • Client Relations
  • Case Work Ups
  • Cadaver Dissection
  • Soft Tissue Surgery Shadowing (with opportunities to practice)
  • General Practice Shadowing
  • Dentistry Practice
  • Emergency Critical Care
  • Wildlife Medicine Practice (if opportunities arise)
  • Business Management

Externship Details:

  • Qualifications: This externship is available to veterinary students in their fourth year (or equivalent) of the curriculum.
  • Stipend: This is an unpaid externship, however, a stipend of $200 a week will be offered to students as well as accommodations.
  • Housing: Accommodation options are available upon request.
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About Petroglyph Animal Hospital:

We are a busy two facility small animal practice which also takes care of rodents, reptiles, amphibians, and birds. Petroglyph Animal Hospital has been providing exceptional veterinary care to Albuquerque’s families for over 20 years. Our hospitals offer a wide range of animal services including general, orthopedic and laparoscopic surgery, internal medicine, pain control, endoscopy, comprehensive in-house laboratory, radiography, CT, and dentistry. We offer 24 hour nursing care for hospitalized patients. Both facilities are accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association.

We strive to provide quality veterinary medicine and surgery to all clients and their pets in a timely, friendly and professional manner. We treat all animals as valued members of our families and of our community. We encourage comradery, mentorship and an environment for everyone to learn and work at their own pace. We have experienced, long-term support staff on the premises 24 hours a day and have been under the same ownership since inception in 1995.

Our hospital is fully equipped with:

  • HD CT Scanner with Interpretation Services
  • Digital Radiography and Radiologist Interpretation Services
  • Digital Dental Radiology
  • Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Therapeutic Laser
  • Advanced Anesthetic Monitoring Equipment
  • Fully Surgical Suite
  • Isolation Ward
  • Oxygen Therapy and Nebulization Equipment
  • Blood and Plasma Transfusion Equipment
  • In-house Lab Machines/Equipment: CBC, Chem, T4, Bile Acid Tests, ACTH, iStat, SNAP Tests, Microscope, Sterilization Equipment

About Albuquerque:

Petroglyph Animal Hospital is located on the west side of Albuquerque, in the Land of Enchantment. We are within minutes of major shopping centers, restaurants, and more.

Albuquerque is home to the International Balloon Fiesta, multiple state parks, hiking, skiing and more. Experience the dunes of White Sands National Monument, take a ride down old Route 66, encounter some aliens in Roswell, visit the ruins of Chaco Canyon, camping at Elephant Butte Lake, or stay the weekend in Santa Fe.

Contact us if you are interested in applying for a Veterinarian Externship position in Albuquerque.

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