AEMV Internships/Externships/Preceptorships - Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians

Internships/Externships/Preceptorships Available

This section is for posting faculty, residency, intern, and/or externship opportunities for exotical mammal veterinarians. These postings are free, are subject to approval by the board of directors and should be renewed monthly. Send postings to:


No internships are posted at this time. Please check back again.

Preceptorships Available

West Esplanade Veterinary Clinic is accepting preceptorships/externships from 4 year veterinary students. The clinic sees 20-30 cases a day. We are 100% avian/exotic (30-40% small exotic).

Dr. Gregory Rich
3640 West Esplanade
Metairie, La 70002 - work phone (504) 455-6386

Education Opportunities/Externships

The following veterinary institutions and private practices have announced externship and/or internships available with emphasis on small exotic mammals. Complete information on these opportunities can be obtained from the sponsor.

Dr. Peter Fisher
Pet Care Veterinary Hospital
5201-A Virginia Beach Blvd.

757-499-1869 - 4-Doctor AAHA practice with about 30% exotics caseload. Housing provided.

Dr. Chris Griffin
Griffin Avian and Exotic Veterinary Hospital
1317 South Cannon Blvd, Suite 2

704-932-8111 - 4th year students welcome beginning late fall 2004. 100% exotic animal hospital with 30-40% small mammal.

Dr Angela Lennox
Avian and Exotic Animal Clinic of Indianapolis
9330 Waldemar Road
Indianapolis IN 46268
317-879-8633 - 100% exotic animal hospital, 40% small mammal.

Dr. Jerry Murray
Animal Clinic of Farmers Branch
Dallas, TX - Emphasis on ferrets.

Dr. Lauren Powers
Carolina Veterinary Specialists
Avian and Exotic Pet Service
A referral and emergency practice with several locations, busy avian and exotic service.

Dr. Kenneth Welle
All Creatures Animal Hospital
2001 N. Linview

217-328-4143 - Small mammal caseload about 20-25 patients per week.

University of Georgia
Internship program in the department of exotic animal, wildlife and zoological medicine.
Contact Dr. Stephen Hernandez-Divers BvetMed DZooMed MRCVS
RCVS Specialist in Zoo & Wildlife Medicine - 1-706-542-6378

Dr. Joerg Mayer, DVM, MS, DABVP (ECM), DECZM (Small mammal) - 1-706-542-3221

Dr. Susan Kelleher, DVM
Broward Avian and Exotic Animal Clinic
611 NW 31st Avenue
Pompano Beach FL 33069
100% exotic animal clinic
1-954-968-7171 - -

*Note that a number of veterinary schools offer internships that provide some small exotic mammal experience.