Veterinarian Are Cool
BY: Aminata Danso
What is a Veterinarian? And what do they do?
What Qualification Do You Need In Order To Be A Veterinarian ?
Education: High school you must complete 2 to 4 years of pre-veterinary or science studies at college before applying to veterinary school.
Skills:Once you are accepted by a veterinary school , it takes another 4 years of study to graduate with a doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree.
Must have a Doctor or Veterinary Medicine degree from an accredited veterinary college and a state license.
Doctoral or Professional Degree
Different types of veterinary Practice
Anesthesiology: The science of anesthetizing animals for surgical procedures.
Zoological Medicine: The study of “Zoo” animals.
Animal Behavior: The study of animal behavior in their environment.
Dermatology: The study of animal skin diseases.
Emergency and Critical Care: The art of treating animal emergencies.
Laboratory Animal Medicine: The study of disease prevention and treatment in research animals
Quick Facts: Veterinarian
Why Are Veterinarian Important?
- Veterinarians are important for several reasons. First they help to protect animal health by examining, diagnosing and treating many diseases and conditions of domesticated animals.
- Second, veterinarians help protect human health. One of the main ways veterinarians do this is by vaccinating domesticated animals (particularly dogs, but also cats, horses and cattle) against rabies.
- Third, veterinarians help improve the lives of both animals and humans through everything from investigating disease outbreaks to helping develop new drugs and medical technologies to educating both veterinarians and non-veterinarians.