WVVMA has a database of possible externship opportunities for current veterinary students. This list and program is a constant work in progress, one that we hope to grow throughout the years. Below is a current listing of WVVMA members who are willing to accept students within their practices. Please feel free to get in touch with them. All details and terms of the externship shall be worked out between the contacts listed below, the applicant and the school.

Current Listing of Possible Externships:

Beckley Veterinary Hospital
Contact: Dr. Roger Ward | admin@beckleyvethospital.com
215 Dry Hill Road
Beckley, WV 25801
Phone: 304-255-4159
Fax: 304-255-4161
Practice Type: Small Animal and Exotic

New Martinsville Animal Hospital
Contact: Dr. Amy Urbanek
1004 N. State Rt. 2
New Martinsville, WV 26155
P: 304-455-3990
F: 304-455-0027
Practice Type: Small Animal

Allegheny Equine Veterinary Service / Allegheny Veterinary Service
Katie Mallow
1605 Parsons Road
PO Box 2116
Elkins, WV 26241
P: 304-636-7886
Practice Type: Small Animal, Food Animal, Equine, Mixed

Central WV Animal Hospital
Dr. Edith Johnson
1246 State Street
Gassaway, WV 26624
P: 304-364-5252
F: 304-364-8135
Practice Type: Small Animal, Food Animal, Mixed

Kanawha Valley Veterinary Emergency Hospital
Contact: Maclyn McCall
5304 MacCorkle Ave. SW
South Charleston, WV 25309
P: 304-768-2911
F: 304-768-6991
Practice Type: Small Animal, Emergency

Buckhannon Animal Clinic, PLLC
Contact: Jill Harman
6 Vicksburg Road
Buckhannon, WV 26201
P: 304-472-0323
F: 304-472-1237
Practice Type: Small Animal

Allegheny Equine Veterinary Service
Contact: Katie Mallow
Rt 1 Box 115
Elkins, WV 26241
P: 304-636-8363
Practice Type: Equine and Food Animal

Cross Lanes Veterinary Hospital
Contact: Dr. Allan McNeel
524 Old Goff Mountain Road
Cross Lanes, WV 25313
P: 304-776-4501
Practice Type: Small Animal

Cheat Lake Animal Hospital
Contact: Dr. Amy Nicewonger
286 Fairchance Rd
Morgantown, WV 25606
P: 304-594-1124
F: 304-594-1911
Practice Type: Small Animal, Exotic

Hurricane Animal Hospital
Contact: Jennifer Sette
2120 Mount Vernon Road
Hurricane, WV 25526
P: 304-757-2287
F: 304-757-7227
Practice Type: Small Animal

Good Shepherd Veterinary Hospital
Contact: Dr. Sarah Stephenson
3703 MacCorkle Ave SE
Charleston, WV 25304
P: 304-925-7387
F: 304-925-0497
Practice Type: Small Animal, Exotic

Morgantown Veterinary Clinic
Contact: Dr. Jim Taylor
149 North Main St.
Morgantown, WV 26505
P: 304-599-3111
F: 304-599-3128
Practice Type: Small Animal and Exotic

Danville Animal Clinic
Contact: Dan Toler
114 Bentley Rd
Danville, WV 25053
P: 304-369-7001
F: 304-369-7002
Practice Type: Small Animal and Equine

K.E.Y. Animal Hospital
Contact: Dr. Karl Yurko
855 Warden Run Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
P: 304-242-7475
F: 304-242-7479
Practice Type: Small Animal

Lost River Animal Hospital
Contact: Dr. Tina Keplinger
4158 SR 259
Baker, WV 26801
P: 304-897-8288
F: 304-897-8305
Practice Type: Companion Animal, Food Animal, Equine, Mixed, Some Pocket Pets

How to Get Involved:

The WVVMA has strong relationships with area universities that offer veterinary programs. West Virginia students are currently attending Mississippi State and the Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine.

If you would like to participate in our Externship Program which provides contact information for these students who are seeking externships, please fill out the form below. You can also download the Externship Flyer and scan, email or mail to our office:

3801 Westerre Parkway, Suite D
Henrico, VA 23233
Email: info@wvvma.org
Fax: 804-346-2655

WVVMA Mission

The WVVMA is committed to the advancement of veterinary knowledge, animal health and service to the public. We provide our veterinary community with education, communication resources and professional fellowship.


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