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Externship/preceptorship in small animal emergency medicine

Animal Emergency Hospital of the Strand
Posted On: February 24, 2020


Position Details

Job Type: Externship
Work Type: Small Animal Only
Business Name: Animal Emergency Hospital of the Strand
City: Myrtle Beach
State: South Carolina
Contact Name:

Thank you for your interest in our hospital!

What does AEHS have to offer me?
Our clinic is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment including Advanced 3D Imagine (CT), ultrasound, digital x-ray, with a fully functional in-house laboratory. We have a blood donation program in place to maintain a blood bank for the local veterinary community and we are preparing to launch a plasma bank by the end of the year. Our new and upgraded facility is complete with a designated feline waiting room, 10 exam rooms, two surgical suites, multiple hospitalization wards, an isolation ward, and centrally located treatment area. Our total annual case load is 4,200 and growing. We
average 2-3 surgical procedures daily per year.

We currently have a team of 4+ doctors on staff to aid in your learning experience. Our team is also made up of experienced veterinary technicians and veterinary assistants. During your time with us, you will work closely with our doctors to diagnose cases and design treatment plans. We regularly have a variety of surgical cases and externs will be permitted to scrub-in and assist under the direct supervision of the attending surgeon.

Do we give preference to 3rd and 4th year students?
We accept all veterinary students, however, when spaces are limited, we do give priority to third and fourth year veterinary students.

How long can I spend with AEHS?
A minimum of 2 weeks is suggested but preference is given to applicants able to spend at least 4 weeks at AEHS. We also offer an extended 12-week program.

Is housing offered at AEHS?
On-site housing is limited, please contact us to check availability.

How many externs do you take at one time?
Currently, we can only accommodate on-site housing for one extern, but have potential openings for two externships if alternate housing can be obtained.

Do you offer internships?
We offer a competitive one-year paid internship in emergency medicine and selected specialties. Our practice can currently accommodate one full time intern per year. We are willing to provide assistance in arranging housing.

Please contact us at for more information or to apply for this position.

Who can I contact and how can I get scheduled?
If you have more questions or would like to schedule, please email us at