Veterinarian

Kaleb Lukens

Daily Activities

  1. Veterinarians treat animal health problems.

  2. They work to prevent, control, and cure animal diseases.

Working conditions

  1. Have a high level of social contact.

  2. They talk with animal owners and other animal health workers.

  3. Are exposed to contaminants daily, such as chemicals.

  4. Must be exact in their work.

  5. Errors or omissions could seriously endanger the health and safety of animals.

  6. Generally have a set schedule each week.

Yearly Wages

  1. A veterinarian will make around 77,680

Preparation and/or training


  1. Have a high school diploma or equivalent

  2. Complete at least two years of pre-veterinary study

  3. Graduate from veterinary medicine school pass a state licensing exam.

5 important skills or abilities

  1. Communicate

  2. Reason and problem solve

  3. use math and science

  4. manage yourself , people, time, things

  5. work with people

  6. perceive and visualize.


Recommended core classes and electives

  1. Anatomy and Physiology

  2. Animal Science

  3. Computer Applications

  4. Food and Nutrition

  5. Safety and First Aid


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