Career Questions tagged Veterinary

What are the challenges on being a veterinarian?

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Active Jan 07 at 08:54 PM

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Posted by Nayeli R.’s Avatar Nayeli R.

The veterinary feild is very competetive how can I stand out??

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Active Dec 26 '18 at 08:08 PM

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Posted by Alejandra G.’s Avatar Alejandra G.
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Daryl DesMarais | Entrepreneurial Change Agent, Business Growth Speaker, Author at ... I had a friend that went to veterinary school when I ...

How many years does it take to get a bachelor in Vet science?

Takes more or is 4 years #vet...

#veterinary

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Active Dec 20 '18 at 06:55 AM

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Posted by Amber H.’s Avatar Amber H.
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Courtney Riel | Zoo Keeper & Pet/House Sitter (Owner) As far as I know, there's no such thing as a ...

Do global internships benefit you when it comes to veterinary school applications??

I'm currently an undergraduate looking to apply to vet school in a few years. I know that having relevant experience is crucial, so I've been applying for lots of internships. I fond some summer opportunities abroad, but there are steep program fees and I'm wondering if entry into these would...

#admissions #grad-school #veterinary #resume #internship #science #veterinary-school #research #vet-school #application #job #graduate-school #college #veterinarian #global #work

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Active Nov 14 '18 at 12:15 AM

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Posted by Kathryn C.’s Avatar Kathryn C.
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Lindsay Williambrown | Award-Winning Enterprise Transformation | Humane People Strategy | ... I would highly advise to use your internships to gain experience ...

What do I need to do to ensure I can become a veterinarian?

I am particularly interested in Equine Medicine. #veterinary #veterinary-medicine...

#veterinarian

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Active Oct 15 '18 at 01:17 AM

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Posted by Juliana Z.’s Avatar Juliana Z.
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Todd Phillips | Associate Veterinarian at Northern Oaks Bird & Animal ... If you are in high school you should take as much ...
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Courtney Riel | Zoo Keeper & Pet/House Sitter (Owner) This is a difficult question to answer as I am unaware ...

What will I be expecting if I go into Vet Tech at the University of Kingsville?

Also, is it possible to earn a medicine degree for Vet in Kingsville? or what is the process? #veterinary #veterinary-medicine #veterinarian #medicine...

#animals

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Active Oct 11 '18 at 08:36 AM

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Posted by Mary B.’s Avatar Mary B.
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Courtney Riel | Zoo Keeper & Pet/House Sitter (Owner) I am not aware of the University of Kingsville however there ...

What's the difference in being a Vet Tech and holding a medicine degree in Vet?

I'm not sure how long both would be for. Apparently to have a degree in medicine for animals in TAMUK is four years, but in TAMU is to get a Ph.D. I'm not entirely sure of the depths of Veterinary degrees in different colleges but I'd like to be informed. #veterinary-medicine #veterinarian...

#medicine #veterinary

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Active Oct 11 '18 at 08:29 AM

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Posted by Mary B.’s Avatar Mary B.
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Courtney Riel | Zoo Keeper & Pet/House Sitter (Owner) You can become a Vet Tech through a college like Blinn ...

Does completing your undergraduate degree in three years as opposed to four negatively affect your prospects of professional school??

I'm hoping to attend graduate school for veterinary medicine, but I'm curious as to whether finishing my undergraduate studies early would hinder me even if I acquired lots of experience beforehand and completed all of the necessary credits. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks. #college...

#school #veterinary #degree #medical #veterinary-school #vet-school #graduate-school #medicine #veterinary-medicine

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Active Sep 15 '18 at 12:53 PM

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Posted by Kathryn C.’s Avatar Kathryn C.
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Roger Hancock | Corporate Volunteer Program Management I can’t see how completing your undergrad degree in 3 years ...

Where can you go to be a livestock vet?

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Active Sep 15 '18 at 03:19 AM

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Courtney Riel | Zoo Keeper & Pet/House Sitter (Owner) Texas A&MHere's a website for a list of others http://www.eduref.net/top-veterinary-schools/

What other things can I do to get into college Vet school?

I have good grades and I volunteer at a animal shelter in the clinic. But I am still worried I will not get in to the university I want to go let a lone get in to vet school, Especially since it is really competitive. #veterinarian #school...

#veterinary

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Active Sep 02 '18 at 07:08 PM

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Posted by Aubriee M.’s Avatar Aubriee M.
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Todd Phillips | Associate Veterinarian at Northern Oaks Bird & Animal ... Aubriee, here are some suggestions. If you are in high school ...

What is the best way to prepare for a career in veterinary medicine before college?

I am set on becoming a veterinarian and have been ever since I was 8 years old. Just last year I scored a volunteer position at the local humane society and have volunteered for 70 hours there. However, I will be a junior in high school this fall feel like I am not doing enough to prepare and...

#science #veterinary

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Active Aug 23 '18 at 12:38 AM

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Posted by Claire R.’s Avatar Claire R.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The most important thing that you can do to prepare for ...

How do you get rid of discouragement when facing competition?

There aren't many vet schools in the country, so it can be extremely competitive. Can you share any tips when ignoring pessimistic thoughts about one's abilities and worth? Thanks! #veterinary school #graduate-school #veterinary...

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Active Nov 04 '18 at 02:19 AM

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Posted by Carolina V.’s Avatar Carolina V.
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Gwen Hardin, MS, PPS, APCC | School Counselor and Mental Health Clinician Hi Carolina,To get rid of discouragement when facing competition is to ...
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Todd Phillips | Associate Veterinarian at Northern Oaks Bird & Animal ... In most cases it really wont matter. Vet schools have a ...
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Todd Phillips | Associate Veterinarian at Northern Oaks Bird & Animal ... Lots of different types of experience would likely be the best, ...

How long would I have to go to college if I became a nurse?

#nurse #veterinary #veterinarian I would want to help with the medicine at a vet, or a...

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Active Jul 03 '18 at 05:28 PM

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Posted by Kameryn C.’s Avatar Kameryn C.
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Nirah Shomer, DVM PhD DACLAM | Senior leader in laboratory animal science, animal welfare, ... Typically 8 years of school to become a veterinarian, but only ...

How many years of school do you have to go through to be an vet?

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Active Jul 02 '18 at 08:28 PM

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Posted by Summer K.’s Avatar Summer K.

What are the best colleges for veterinary medicine?

I want to be a veterinarian when I grow up and I would like to know where I can go to become one. #veterinarian #veterinary #animals #college #colleges...

#choosing-a-college

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Active Jul 27 '18 at 11:29 PM

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Posted by Meredith W.’s Avatar Meredith W.
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Todd Phillips | Associate Veterinarian at Northern Oaks Bird & Animal ... Here is a link to the Vet School in Iowa. If ...

Wildlife Biology or Wildlife Biology with a concentration in Wildlife Rehabilitation?

Next year, I will be transferring to a school and pursuing a Wildlife Biology Bachelor's degree. Originally, the Wildlife Biology degree with a concentration in Wildlife Rehabilitation interested me because I thought the rehabilitation concentration would provide increased skills. My career...

#biology #conservation #ecology #veterinary

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Active Sep 07 '18 at 10:18 PM

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Posted by Patricia U.’s Avatar Patricia U.
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John Herron | Conservation ecologist, retired. I'm a wildlife biologist who used to issue permits to wildlife ...

How do I ensure my place in a veterinary program?

I am currently a college student trying to knock out the classes required as prerequisites to become a vet. I just want to see if there's any thing outside of the minimum requirements to make sure I have a place in whatever university I decide to apply to when I get to that point of my life....

#animals #veterinary #veterinarian #animal-science

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Active Aug 01 '18 at 10:24 PM

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Posted by Reina B.’s Avatar Reina B.
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Todd Phillips | Associate Veterinarian at Northern Oaks Bird & Animal ... Hi Riena, I'm not sure how you can ensure your place ...

What is the best route for me to take to achieve my goals and reach my full potential?

I really want to go into medicine but worry about the cost of school and I do NOT want to graduate with hundreds of thousands of dollars in student loans. I also don't know how to choose my under grad school and worry that if I don't pick the right school it will be harder to get into med or...

#vet #doctor #choosing-a-college #veterinary #vetschool #financial-aid #healthcare #medicine #college #howtodecide #debt #loans #medschool

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Active Aug 01 '18 at 10:35 PM

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Posted by Grace V.’s Avatar Grace V.
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Todd Phillips | Associate Veterinarian at Northern Oaks Bird & Animal ... You are very wise to be concerned with cost and loans, ...

What is some advice a Pre-Vet major can give me?

I'm going to college to become a veterinarian, and I'm curious....

#veterinary

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Active Apr 30 '18 at 03:52 AM

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Posted by Precious W.’s Avatar Precious W.
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Todd Phillips | Associate Veterinarian at Northern Oaks Bird & Animal ... I am 29 years out of vet school, but if I ...
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Todd Phillips | Associate Veterinarian at Northern Oaks Bird & Animal ... This is difficult to answer because I think everyone has subjects ...

Will volunteering at local animal shelters help me better prepare for a future career as a veterinarian ?

Animals have been my passion since I can remember. When other people see animal they might make a comment and leave the subject alone, but when animals are in my eyesight, they are all I focus on until they are away from me. My dream is to help animals be as healthy as they are able to be....

#veterinary #animals #futureveterinarian

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Active Sep 07 '18 at 07:25 AM

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Posted by Julia K.’s Avatar Julia K.
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Luke Ilijevski, CPA | Assurance Experienced Associate at PwC Hi Julia,That's a great way to get exposure to the career ...

How does a veterinarian maintain the health and well-being of competition sporthorses?

I am a pre-vet college student that is interested in specializing in equine medicine. What preventative measures can be taken to minimize long term damage, and if a major accident were to occur what are the best possible treatment plans available? #pre-veterinary-medicine #equine...

#veterinary #veterinarian #specialization #competition #veterinary-medicine

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Active Mar 26 '18 at 02:04 AM

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Posted by Lindsey G.’s Avatar Lindsey G.

What is the best way to stay up to date on advances in veterinary sciences?

As a current pre-vet college student, I understand that keeping current is vital in order to be a successful veterinarian. As veterinary medicine is ever changing, what is the most efficient and meaningful way to learn, adapt, and utilize new advancements in everyday practice?...

#science #veterinary #continuing-education #pre-veterinary-medicine #veterinary-medicine

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Active Mar 27 '18 at 02:28 AM

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Posted by Lindsey G.’s Avatar Lindsey G.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential You are asking a very important question. The way most professionals ...

Do people find Vet opportunities near their home town or do you have to relocate

I'm potentially interested in veterinary medicine but unsure of the opportunities after college graduation and vet school. Do people often relocate for jobs or do you find enough opportunities near your home town vicinity? #veterinary...

#jobs

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Active Apr 01 '18 at 08:24 PM

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Posted by Caroline C.’s Avatar Caroline C.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Your entry and advancement through your education/journey will be directly related ...

What Is The Best Undergraduate Degree Before Pursuing A DVM?

I know that there are several options for undergraduate degrees that I could do before pursuing a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. I could do Pre-Med, an undergraduate in Biophysical Sciences, or basically, anything else that satisfies the minimum requirements for the veterinary college I am to...

#veterinary #animals #veterinary-technician #veterinary-medicine

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Active Mar 26 '18 at 10:35 PM

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Posted by Michale O.’s Avatar Michale O.
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Erika Dobbins That is a good question, my son asked me the same ...

How can I specialize as a veterinarian?

I am a high school senior who has always wanted to pursue a career in veterinary medicine, and I have been doing thorough research on the various aspects of the occupation. I am very interested in veterinary dentistry or surgery, and I would really like to specialize in these areas. Is there...

#veterinary #veterinarian #veterinary-medicine #animal-health

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Active Aug 04 '18 at 08:04 AM

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Posted by Sachi V.’s Avatar Sachi V.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Congratulations on being interested in becoming a vet. It takes a ...

How difficult will it be to get into veterinary school?

I am a high school senior who is considering going to UC Davis and majoring in animal science. I plan to go there because they have the best veterinary school in the nation, and the vet school also accepts around 40 undergrad students from Davis, which is the most, and around 10 students from...

#veterinary #veterinary-medicine #uc-davis #pre-veterinary-medicine

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Active Apr 10 '18 at 05:57 PM

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Posted by Sachi V.’s Avatar Sachi V.
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Lauren Henderson | Veterinarian at SNAP - Spay Neuter Assistance Program Hi Sachi, There is no magic formula for getting into vet ...

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