How many hours do you have to work as an Exotic Veterinarian?
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Hi Emily. It really depends on whether what type of exotic veterinarian you are.
If you're the only veterinarian on staff at a zoo, you're pretty much on call 24/7.
If you own your own private practice, then you make your hours and determine how many you work.
If you work at a practice you don't own (Like Banfield or an ER Vet Hospital) , there's typically more than one vet on staff and hours are pretty normal (40-50 hours a week). They'll have Vet Techs come in early and stay late for animals that are dropped off before 8am and picked up after 5pm.