Zoological Veterinarian and Zoological Medicine
– A unique expertise that some students choose to pursue after veterinary certification is in the field of zoological medicine. Those who pursue this line of work go on after accreditation to “serve in responsible positions as zoo and wildlife veterinarians, teachers, researchers, government officials, and administrators of other relevant programs fostering high quality medical care for non-domestic animals and are actively involved in the discovery of new knowledge in the discipline and the dissemination of this knowledge to the veterinary profession and public” (“ACZM”)….
Does the Veterinarian Know Best?
– Who would you trust about your new pet, the veterinarian or the hobbyist. With contact to the vast amount of info on the internet, I decided to discover that for myself. I will be researching the basic care of the “Axolotl”, an aquatic salamander.. In my exploration, I came across two distinct websites on the same topic concerning amphibians. The authors of both sites are individually deemed front-runners in their field of care. Our authors are Dr. Lianne McLeod, a veterinarian, and John Clare a hobbyist/breeder….
Being a Veterinarian Technician
– A Veterinarian Technician (vet techs) can have a rough life when the job involves saving animals. However the job takes, schooling, commitment, and having passion and love for animals. Being able to work and handle animals is a dream come true; it allows people to see what a pet could do for it’s handler. Maintaining a job that researches certain illnesses and broken bones allows a veterinarian technician to help animals in need. This helps bridge the gap between environment and families all over the world who love animals….
Advantages and Disadvantages of Pursing a Career as a Veterinarian
– According to Business News and Financial News, Veterinarian is one of the twentieth best careers, and the twelfth best health care job to obtain. One reason why this particular career is so popular is because there is a large hiring demand. It is also ranked high for the level of stress level and work life balance, salary, and employment rate (“The 100 Best Jobs”). The above facts are the reasons why this is a career that I can see myself pursuing in the future. Being in the Veterinary Medicine career comes with a great deal of responsibilities, benefits, negative aspects, and an excessive amount of schooling….
Do You Want to Become a Veterinarian?
– … The program usually takes about four years. The first three years are spent doing classroom, lab, and clinical work then the final year is doing actual clinical rotations in a veterinary medical center or hospital (Occupational Outlook Handbook). Typical coursework could include vertebrate embryology, genetics, zoology, systemic physiology, biology, and more (College Grad). Students in the program will take the usual animal anatomy and physiology, but also additional courses such as disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment (Occupational Outlook Handbook)….