Becoming a Vet

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Becoming a veterinarian is not an easy task. It requires years of study, countless hours learning, and large amounts of money to pay for school tuition and licensing. However, the rewards of being a veterinarian are worth the sacrifices if it is a profession that you love.

Undergraduates must complete the preliminary work required to enter one of the twenty-seven accredited institutions that deal with veterinary medicine. Undergraduate students must complete very specific coursework, maintain a minimum grade point average, and pass an entrance exam if they are to continue their pursuits in the field of veterinary medicine.

After acceptance into Veterinary school, students must complete a series of two phases; the first of these consists of classroom and laboratory exercises where Are you passionate about pets? Maybe you should think about becoming a veterinarian. The job outlook for this field is good. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of veterinarians is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations through the year 2012.Veterinary practices are your average everyday local animal hospital, dealing only with domestic animals unless the hospital specializes on a specific type of animal. Rural veterinarians deal with the larger animals such as livestock and any average farm animal such as cows, pigs, goats. Zoo veterinarians deal with the more exotic and or foreign animals like monkeys, flamingos, lions, tigers, giraffe, most of the animals in the zoo. To become a successful veterinarian, one must be willing to vaccinate animals against diseases, medicate illnesses and infections, and treat and dress wounds.
Veterinarian medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the diseases of animals, trained or untrained. Veterinarians are trained to help prevent, diagnose and treat illnesses and manage otjust don't want to…...

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