Working with larger animals can be risky. You need to be careful because you could get kicked or injured in many other ways. You have to be outside in all different types of weather.
Smaller animals are not as dangerous. You could get bit or scratched, but that would not be a serious injury. All veterinarians have long work weeks.
Quick decision making skills
Jobs are available throughout the United States.
Care for pets, livestock, sporting, and laboratory animals.
Diagnose and treat medical problems.
Advise owners on animal care, behavior, nutrition, and breeding.
Pros of Being a Veterinarian
Interacting with animals
Can prevent diseases in animals
Cons of Being a Veterinarian
Have to be outdoors when it is really cold
Dealing with pet owners
Courses needed in high school are all the mathematics, chemistry, biology, and physics that are available at your school. It is best to have a GPA of 3.5 or more, most of veterinarian schools will look at your past three to four semesters closely.