By: Faith Avery
What they do
1. Inspect animal housing facilities to determine their cleanliness and adequacy.
2. Determine the effects of drug therapies, antibiotics, or new surgical techniques by testing them on animals.
3. Specialize in a particular type of treatment, such as dentistry, pathology, nutrition, surgery, microbiology, or internal medicine.
4. Direct the overall operations of animal hospitals, clinics, or mobile services to farms.
5. Drive mobile clinic vans to farms so that health problems can be treated or prevented.
6. Provide care to a wide range of animals or specialize in a particular species, such as horses or exotic birds.
7. Inspect and check horses, sheep, poultry, or other animals to detect the presence of communicable diseases.
8. Conduct postmortem studies and analyses to determine the causes of animals' deaths.
9. Perform administrative or business management tasks such as scheduling appointments, accepting payments from clients, budgeting, or maintaining business records.
10. Plan or execute animal nutrition or reproduction programs.
Vets help heal and care for puppies.
Veterinary Exam Room
The type of room Vets use to examine their patients.
Many animal hospitals have logos to advertise their clinic.
Salary & Outlook
Salary Range: $65,940-$177,100
Average Salary: $116,040
110 total annual openings with a 1.21% average annual growth
Things to Know and do
1.Medicine and Dentistry
3.Customer and Personal Service
7.Complex Problem Solving
11.Judgment and Decision Making