TCAP Veterinary Student Externship Program

Apply for the one-week Texas Coalition for Animal Protection Veterinary Student Externship, delivering spay/neuter surgical instruction and offering students a look into the world of high-quality, high-volume spay/neuter medicine.

2023 Externship dates

2024 Externship dates

Please reach out to us after applying to inquire about extending the externship based on your school’s specific needs/requirements.  

An unmatched educational immersion

Texas Coalition for Animal Protection’s veterinary surgical externship program provides veterinary student seniors the opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of high-quality shelter and companion animal medicine. Veterinary students will work alongside our experienced veterinarians and staff to gain hands-on experience,  earn college credit, and learn from best-in-class instructors. 

Surgery

Five days of hands-on spay/neuter surgical practice. With the opportunity to perform 25+ surgeries in total.

Classroom
Instruction

Learn best practices, discuss animal welfare topics, and inquire about post-grad opportunities with industry professionals.

Wellness Care

Put your knowledge to work providing high-quality, low-cost wellness services to pets in need.  

Mission focused program

TCAP is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, and leading provider of high-volume, low-cost veterinary care in Dallas-Fort Worth. We are committed to providing exceptional preventative care for pets and their owners, and invite you to join us as an extern in our mission to end the euthanasia of pets in North Texas

We believe that every pet deserves access to quality veterinary care, regardless of their owner’s income level, and we hope you do too! By participating in our externship program, you will be part of a team making a real difference in the lives of pets and their owners.

Ready to Join Us?

Apply for the one-week Texas Coalition for Animal Protection Veterinary Student Externship, delivering spay/neuter surgical instruction and offering students a look into the world of high-quality, high-volume spay/neuter medicine.