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Residency & Internship Programs

​Small Animal

Emergency, Urgent, & Critical Care


 Additional Residency & Internship Programs

​You may be able to find additional open residencies and internships at the Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital by searching the Veterinary Internship & Residency Matching Program website.

Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care Residency

CSU offers a 3-year competitive residency in small animal emergency and critical care medicine to gain expertise and credentials to sit the certifying examination for the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. Residents are also enrolled in the Graduate School at C​SU and complete a Master's Degree in Clinical Sciences. Residents work alongside board certified intensivists and allied specialists in the small animal clinic. In addition to clinics, residents are expected to help with the clinical education senior veterinary students and interns. Residents are required to complete three publishable projects during the course of their training. They will present two of these projects to the faculty and their fellow residents during a research seminar as part of their graduate training.
Application and More Information
This residency is offered approximately every other year. All information related to deadlines can be found at the Veterinary Internship & Residency Matching Program website.

Large Animal

Livestock Medicine & Surgery

Livestock Medicine, Surgery, & Field Practice Internships

This internship is designed to provide a broadly based clinical training that will prepare the intern for livestock practice, a residency in a large animal clinical program, or further graduate studies. Training in primary and referral level ruminant and camelid clinical case management as well as ambulatory field practice are provided in this program. Ambulatory services incorporate large dairies, range beef cattle, range and feedlot sheep. View our Internship Description for more information.
Application and More Information
Dr. Robert Callan
Department of Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523
(970) 297-1274

Diagnostic & Support

Anesthesia & Pain Management

Anesthesia & Pain Management Residency

The program places an emphasis on the treatment of perioperative pain and offers additional opportunities to gain experience in the treatment of chronic pain. The anesthesia section consists of five Board Certified Veterinary Anesthesiologists and 13 full and part-time anesthesia staff. The anesthesia section anesthetizes approximately 4,000 cases per year, primarily dogs, cats, and horses, with occasional food animals and exotic animals. The program will emphasize completion of requirements for successful fulfillment of credentials to the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists (ACVA). View our Internship Description for more information.
Application and More Information
Our residents are selected through the VIRMP with the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians. Contact Dr. Rezende at for questions and application submission.
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Colorado State University
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
300 West Drake Road
Fort Collins, Colorado, 80523

(970) 297-5000

(970) 297-1205