Veterinarian Are Cool

BY: Aminata Danso

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What is a Veterinarian? And what do they do?

Veterinarians care for the health of animals and work to improve public health. They diagnose, treat, and research medical conditions and diseases of pets, livestock, and other types of animals.

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

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Quick Facts: Veterinarian

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Steps to Becoming a 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.


I chose to do my Personal project on Veterinarians , because I always wanted to be a Veterinarian and I love animals . I always wanted to work in a environment surrounded by animals in their natural habitat. I would love to visits Africa and see the difference types of animals they have there .Being a Zoologist or Veterinarian is very interesting because you get to work with animals all day long .You get to discover what it's like to see animals end their natural day-to-day lifestyle which I find to be very cool, because animals bring a lot of joy to a persons life. And I know doing a job like this would be something I always wanted to do.
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