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Excitement of Clinics

Excitement of Clinics When I was a first year veterinary student, only two short years ago, I remember being so intimidated by the large and small animal teaching hospitals. I would occasionally have a class lab there, or I would take my own pets in to see the vet, and every time, I felt like there was no way I would ever know my way around or feel like I belonged. All of the fourth year students would be busily working on things related to their cases, and it felt like there were always a hundred things going on at once. Fast forward two years, and now, as a third year student, I actually get to shadow fourth years on their clinical rotations! Now that I've had most of my basic courses during my first two years of veterinary school, my fellow third year students and I are assigned to various clinic services throughout the year. Every Wednesday while you are on your clinic rotations, you spend the whole day just getting immersed in what goes on in the teaching hospi... (Read More)