• Veterinarian



    Core tasks:

    ·       Examine animals and diagnose problems

    ·       Treat illnesses or injuries

    ·       Give animals medicines to prevent illnesses.

    ·       Give advice to owners about animal care

    ·       May give care to large animals (farm animals)

    ·       May give care to smaller animals such as household animals

    Work places:

    ·      Most work in private practice

    ·      Usually work indoors

    ·      Often work evenings and weekends


    ·      $50,000 to $145,000 dollars a year

    ·      The median is usually $85,000

    ·      Vets who work with larger animals get a larger earn.

    Education & Trainings:

    ·       A doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree

    ·      Pass national board exams.

    ·      May complete a internship to specialize in a certain area, such as surgery.





    Attributes & Abilities

    ·       Good with people

    ·       Communication skills

    ·       Observant

    ·       Decisive

    ·       Hard working







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