Job Description

  • medicine diagnose and treat diseases and injuries of pets.
  • examine the animal to determine the nature of disease or injury and treats the animal medically or surgically.
  • test dietary herds, horses, sheep, and other animals for diseases and inoculates animals against rabies, brucellosis, and other disorders.

earning potential: $51,000

training and education requirements

  • complete 4 years of pre-veterinary education
  • attend a 4 year college of veterinary medicine
  • prerequisites include: biology. chemistry, animal nutrition, zoology, and other college courses

employment is expected to grow 36%

top 2 reasons it would appeal:

  1. i love animals
  2. i would like to work and care for them

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