Emergency & Critical Care Externship


Join the 1st VECCS Certified Level 1 Facility in the Nation!

Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists’ externship program provides veterinary students the opportunity to gain experience in a state-of-the-art, multi-specialty emergency and referral hospital dedicated to delivering high quality patient care and customer service. Students will have the chance to become actively involved in emergency and critical patient care at a VECCS Certified Level 1 ECC facility. Emergency and Critical Care procedures that are rarely performed in the general practice or university environment can be seen on a regular basis here at Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists.  Externs will be able to assist, observe, and learn these innovative techniques and emergency procedures.


Additional Externship Benefits include:

  • Exposure to challenging emergency/critical cases.
  • Directed under (3) nationally respected ACVECC Specialists.
  • Participation in daily cage-side teaching rounds,

weekly grand round discussions and lectures.

  • Opportunity to learn on state-of-the-art equipment.
  • Access to clinical library to further develop clinical knowledge.
  • Exposure to collaborative team oriented care across multiple specialties.


This externship opportunity is located at our Glendale hospital.  It is available as a minimum 2 week block that can be extended up to 8 weeks.


If you are a veterinary student and you would like more information on how to become part of this rewarding experience, please contact:

Dr. Andrew Linklater at (414)540.6710 or alinklater@lakeshorevetspecialists.com.


Interested in continuing your career in Emergency & Critical Care?  

 Visit the ER/CC internship page here!

Job Details

July 22, 2018