I Want THAT Job
By: Kyleigh Box
One Cool Fact
One cool fact is that the veterinarians help nurse the animals back to health and perform surgery if needed in order to save their life.
How Does This Career Benefit Society?
The veterinarians helps deliver animals if there were any complications.
They can also nurse animals back to health and perform surgery if needed.
Lastly, the veterinarian can give vaccines (like rabies shots) to help keep the animal healthy.
Education and Skills Needed For The Job.
You need to have at least a bachelors degree and a four year Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM or VDM) degree. You also have to be able to get along with people such as other workers and pet owners, and if you decide to be self employed you need to have good communication and business skills.
Personality Needed For The Job
You would have to be patient, you would have to love animals, have decent/good communication skills, and you would be able to pay attention to detail.
Projected Job Growth
From 2012-2022 the average is 7% to 13%
Companies That Hire In This Field
The Humane Society of the United States, United States Department of Agriculture, and VCA Antech, Inc.