Veterinarians

Mya 6th Hour

Career Tasks

1.)Treat sick or injured animals by prescribing medication, setting bones, dressing wounds, or preforming surgery.

2.)Examine animals to detect and determine the nature of diseases or injures.

3.)Provide care to a wide range of animals or specialize in a particular species, such as horses or exotic birds.

4.)Inoculate animlas against various diseases such as rabies or distemper

5.)Having care for the animals


Work conditions

1.)Veterinarians in private or clinical practice often work long hours in a noisy indoor enviorment.

2.)Sometimes they have to dealwith emotional or demanding owners.

3.)Public health and research.

4.) Vets risk being bitten, kicked or scratched.

5.)Making sure the owners know what they need to know.

Training necessary

1.)Cellular bioogy, microbiology

2.)Doctor of veterinary medicine degree

3.)All require a significant number of credit hours- Ranging from 45+ 90 semester hours- at the undrgraduate level.

Yearly Salary Range & State

Arkansas

The salary is 49,000

Quote

"Every once in a while a dog enters your life and changes everything."