Interns are an integral part of the
MEC clinical team. Excellent patient care and client satisfaction are our most important
goals. MEC is a private referral hospital setting the standards of excellence for more
than thirty years. MEC's stat-of-the-art facility provides 24 hour emergency care,
advanced diagnostics and surgical services for clients and referring veterinarians.
MEC's newly renovated hospital houses a
full surgical suite, scintigraphy wing, large treatment room, neonatal intensive care
section, full service laboratory, digital radiology room, C.A.T. scan room, main general
exam room, lameness evaluation area and twenty-five hospital stalls. In addition to the
hospital barn, the complex boasts twenty-five stalls in the High Knoll Equestrian Center
barn, seven in the Farrier Facility and three quarantine stalls. The complex, in it's
entirety, strives to the New England's premier equine complex.
Our team approach allows interns the
unique opportunity to work with MEC's consultants, farriers, experienced technicians and
expert veterinarians. We provide interns with the most comprehensive training in equine
medicine, advanced diagnostics, surgery, emergency and critical care. Expert
guidance is given encouraging interns to gain valuable hands-on experience to develop
their skills. Interns assist with outpatient and elective procedures, care and treatment
of hospital patients emergency treatments and surgeries.
Interns can expect to see a diversified
client base including event and dressage horses, hunter/jumpers, racehorses (Tb, STB),
driving, western pleasure, drafts, show and recreational horses. It is this diversified
experience and knowledge which makes MEC uniquely qualified to meet the needs of any
client or referring veterinarian.
Myhre Equine Clinic
features superior technological imaging, surgical, and rehabilitation
veterinary services, continuing a legacy of compassionate, high-quality equine
Veterinary students are encouraged to
arrange for a one to two week externship, prior to internship. To apply for an MEC
internship please submit your letter of interest, at least three letters
of recommendation, curriculum vitae and school transcript.