Calling all future veterinarians! Carson County Veterinary Clinic and our sister hospital, High Plains Animal Hospital are offering externship opportunities to 4th year veterinary students.

Hands on learning opportunities will be in Borger, Panhandle, or local farms and ranches. Participation in weekend and after-hours emergencies and patient care is required. lnternet access including VlN, periodicals, and textbooks are available for your after hours study, or simply for your pleasure. Our Panhandle location is near the Square House Museum while  Huber Park is across the street from the Borger clinic. Amarillo is 45 minutes away and Palo Duro Canyon is 60+ minutes away. Fast food and restaurants are available locally. lf you’re not familiar with the Texas Panhandle, we have four real seasons each year. You should plan your wardrobe accordingly.

What We Offer:

  • Two clinics provide a wide variety of primary and secondary care cases
  • Hands-on opportunities in medicine and surgery
  • Strong mentoring
  • Rural setting
  • Housing in a travel-trailer at the Panhandle clinic
  • Well-equipped computerized clinics with pulse oximetry, EKG, Tonopen, Isoflurane Anesthesia, CBC and Chemistry machines, Doppler blood pressure & ultrasound, and lbex large animal ultrasound, and digital radiography
  • Cow/calf, stocker, equine, and swine care cases
  • Best time for beef cattle experience is Mid-October to late November
  • Emergency and after-hours work
  • Honest evaluation of your skills

To apply:
Please send:

1) Cover letter stating Your objectives and dates of externship

2) Resume

3) Two letters of reference

Please send all applications to:

Dr. Joe and Carol Hillhouse
P.O. Box 1506

Panhandle, TX 79068

Office: (806) 537 – 3522

Home: (806) 537 – 5351