This “What Does a Veterinarian Do ?” post is a Fashionista Event opportunity.
Ever wondered what does a Veterinarian do? What’s it like to be a Veterinarian?
Here are a few examples from around the country.
Dr. Randall works on dog behavior of sporting dogs and cat pneumonia.
Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald, best known for eleven seasons on Animal Planet, was one of the vets who advised the Smithsonian Institution on its new traveling exhibit Animal Connections.
Vets prevent disease in cows that could spread to people. That disease is called Brucellosis, also called Bang’s disease, Crimean fever, Gibraltar fever, Malta fever, Maltese fever, Mediterranean fever, rock fever, or undulant fever.
Pig Nursery, Treating Pig Coughing Disease
Kids everywhere are always looking for a future career. Veterinary Medicine can be a great choice for a person who loves animals and is able to conquer the course work needed to complete the degree.
What is Veterinary Medicine?
According to Wikipedia:
Veterinary medicine is the branch of science that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in animals. The scope of veterinary medicine is wide, covering all animal species, both domesticated and wild, with a wide range of conditions which can affect different species.
How Many Veterinarians are there in the US?
There are about 55,000 vets in the US.
What does a Veterinarian Make per Year?
Veterinarians make an average of $91,250 per year as of May 2011, according to the BLS. Pay varies from $50,480 to $141,680 per year. Aren’t you surprised it’s so low?
How many Veterinary Schools are their in the US?
There are 28 accredited veterinary programs in the US.
What kinds of Tasks does a veterinarian do on a daily basis?
What does a Veterinarian do? Whether on a farm, racetrack, lab, ranch or zoo, Vets can:
- Prescribe meds
- Educate pet owners
- Dress Wounds
- Perform Surgery
What kind of specialty Veterinarians are there?
- Equine veterinarians work with horses
- Rresearch veterinarians often work in labs
- Food animal veterinarians inspect livestock