Little House Animal Hospital in Franklin, Tennessee is pleased to offer externships to current students at AVMA-accredited veterinary schools! This is a fantastic opportunity for 3rd or 4th year veterinary students to get hands-on experience working closely with our experienced veterinarians and staff in an established general practice in the affluent Nashville suburb of Franklin. Housing is provided!

Little House Animal Hospital was founded in 2000 and is currently located in a 19th century farmhouse in Franklin, TN, about 30 minutes from downtown Nashville. It is a progressive, well-equipped, full service general medicine practice that cares for small and exotic animals and cherishes the human-animal bond. You will working alongside 3 full-time experienced veterinarians and veterinary staff who love to mentor the next generation of practitioners and who are dedicated to helping you succeed in a highly collaborative environment, helping with a variety of medical and surgical cases with the area’s most amazing clientele and patients. We offer surgery, CO2 laser, ultrasound, digital x-ray, digital dental x-ray, house calls, laser treatments, acupuncture and Avimark practice software. We also recruit surgical cases from local shelters to increase the surgical caseload for our externs.

Attached to the veterinary hospital is our boarding facility that also contains a newly-built studio apartment, specifically constructed for veterinary students/externs. You will be allowed to stay in the apartment during the entirety of your externship free-of-charge other than helping with overnight care of our boarding patients.

If this sounds like a good fit for you or if you would like more information regarding this great opportunity, please give us a call at (615) 791-9148 or email at littlehousecares@aol.com. In the meantime, please take a look at our website: https://littlehouseanimalhospital.com/


Have an Emergency?

If you are to the south of Old Hickory Boulevard, go to:
Blue Pearl Emergency
3020 Mallory Lane, Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 333-1212 Ext. 1

Veterinary Emergency Group (VEG)
* best choice for exotic pets*
2035 Mallory Ln, Franklin, TN 37067

If you are to the north of Old Hickory Boulevard, go to:
Nashville Veterinary Services Emergency
2971 Sidco Drive, Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 386-0107

Location Hours
Monday7:00am – 5:30pm
Tuesday7:00am – 5:30pm
Wednesday7:00am – 5:30pm
Thursday7:00am – 5:30pm
Friday7:00am – 5:30pm
Saturday7:00am – 12:00pm