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The Work of a Veterinarian - Are you passionate about pets. Maybe you should think about becoming a veterinarian. The job outlook for this field is good. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of veterinarians is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations through the year 2012.(pg.121) Veterinary practices are your average everyday local animal hospital, dealing only with domestic animals unless the hospital specializes on a specific type of animal. Rural veterinarians deal with the larger animals such as livestock and any average farm animal such as cows, pigs, goats....   [tags: Animal Science, informative] 1406 words
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A Career as a Veterinarian - ... Going through 2 or 4 years more of school will help when going to veterinary school. The next step to complete is veterinary school, when completing veterinary school it’s a good idea to have a full bachelor of science. When you get the Bachelor of Science degree it will help you get a good paying job that you would love to do. When going in to school you should pick the courses that you will need to do the job you want. If you do not get the classes that you need for you career then you can get off track and can make it harder for you to get that career....   [tags: sick animals, earnings, experience]
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A Career as Veterinarian - My career choice is a veterinarian. I love animals, I like helping animals. Whenever and animal is hurt I feel like I have to help it. I cannot stand to see an animal in pain. When I help an animal it makes me feel good about myself. Veterinary medicine has been around as long as people have had a companionship with animals. Veterinary medicine goes back to 3000 b.c. Many countries around the world have ancient records of herbs and other remedies that they used on animals. The first historical records of veterinary efforts came from China and Egypt....   [tags: animal in pain, helping animals] 1452 words
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What It Takes to Be a Veterinarian - ... When they just start, practice usually takes longer hours. Some vets even work on weekends. If they work with larger animals, they work longer hours than if you work with smaller animals (“Veterinarian” Encyclopedia 680). Most require that you graduate school, get a master’s degree, and you might need a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D (“Veterinarians” Career). You must have a Doctors of Veterinarian Medicine degree. There are currently 29 colleges and it usually takes 4 years to complete. Fewer than half or all applicants were accepted in 2012....   [tags: career choices]
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The Rewarding Career of a Veterinarian - Many people have lost their pets and close family members because there is no way to get the help or medical attention that the animal so desperately needed. Every day in the United States, veterinarians are working hard to save animal’s lives. People will always continue to want and to breed pets. Therefore, to help and cure all these pets, a steady stream of veterinarians will be needed for many years to come. Over the years, the requirements and processes to becoming a veterinarian have changed....   [tags: animals, clinic, reasearch facility]
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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”)....   [tags: zoo, wildlife, treating exotic animals]
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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....   [tags: Animal Research ]
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Veterinarian Technologists and Technicians - ... They also may work in boarding kennels, rescue leagues, and zoos. Often times their jobs can be physically or emotionally demanding. They work evenings, weekends, and most holidays (“veterinary technologists and technicians”).They generally work 40 hour week days (“veterinary technician”). Veterinarians must be alert while working; they can bitten, scratched, or kicked while caring for animals. While working on the job veterinarians must wear scrubs or white coats for proper work uniform. To become a veterinary technician you must maintain your grades, and must complete a two-four year college based accredited program....   [tags: private clinics, laboratories, animal shelters] 636 words
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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....   [tags: ethical issues, saving animals]
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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....   [tags: history, medicine, animals]
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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)....   [tags: animals, education, medical] 995 words
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Statement of Purpose to Become a Structural Enginieer or a Veterinarian - ... Once the structural design has been cleared and approved, it has to be presented to the company that is having it built. Just as if, that has to present the diagnosis of the animal to the owner. Both careers have to present, except they present different information. In some cases the vet will have to test animal samplesto determine what the problem. Engineers have required of them to test the structural soundness of every building they design. For either career, you have coworkers. Sometimes engineers have hundreds of coworkers and other times they work a lot....   [tags: career, school, animals] 929 words
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How to Become a Veterinarian - Becoming a veterinarian is not an easy task. It requires years of study, countless hours learning, and large amounts of money to pay for school tuition and licensing. However, the rewards of being a veterinarian are worth the sacrifices if it is a profession that you love. Undergraduates must complete the preliminary work required to enter one of the twenty-seven accredited institutions that deal with veterinary medicine. Undergraduate students must complete very specific coursework, maintain a minimum grade point average, and pass an entrance exam if they are to continue their pursuits in the field of veterinary medicine....   [tags: Informative, Career] 302 words
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Planning Ahead? I Think So! Veterinarian - “I hope to make people realize how totally helpless animals are, how dependent on us, trusting as a child must that we will be kind and take care of their needs... [They] are an obligation put on us, a responsibility we have no right to neglect, nor to violate by cruelty.” (“Famous veterinarian quotes.”) Ever since I was younger, I’ve wanted to be a veterinarian. At a young age, I fell in love with animals especially horses. As I got older, and started to look at future careers, I realized that I wanted to go into an animal science career....   [tags: Education, veterinary medicine]
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Veterinarian - Veterinarians are doctors who treat diseased and injured animals and give advice on how to care and breed healthy animals. The first veterinarian appeared around 2,500 B.C. in Babylon and China. There are two main types of vets. For example, there are large animal veterinarians that work with cows, horses, elephants, and numerous other large species. But there are also small animal veterinarians that work with smaller species, such as companion animals (pets). There are many different places of employment for veterinarians....   [tags: essays research papers] 591 words
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My Dream of Becoming a Veterinarian - My Dream of Becoming a Veterinarian As far back as Dawn can remember she has always dreamed of becoming a veterinarian. It all started when Dawn’s parents gave her, Samson, Doberman pinscher puppy as her first pet. They grew up to become best friends. At age 12, her best friend had developed a tumor on his chest. It devastated Dawn that she could do nothing for her friend. She had no way of helping him. This was just one of the signs that everything she had felt in her heart was meant to be. For her, to become a veterinarian, so she could help animals....   [tags: Admissions Essays] 947 words
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Description of Three Homosexual Potential Veterinarian Position - ... In fact, the moral obligation to serve society is so high, that it is only as a consequence of this servitude that the welfare of animals is kept and the world is made a better place (Kirwan 6-7). Animals, lacking the free will that humankind has, do not enjoy rights as humans do (Kirwan 6). Therefore an employer, when considering which veterinary candidate to higher, has to first and foremost consider whether or not his new employee will be able to adhere to this value. The employer must ask himself if the new employee will be able to maintain the dignity of all the clients who walk into the practice....   [tags: candidate review and analysis] 1755 words
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Who Let the Dogs Out? My Path to a Career as a Veterinarian - Who Let the Dogs Out. My love for dogs started with my very first dog, Chelsea. From the moment I was born, she protected me like no other. Even my own grandfather was scared she was going to bite him when he tried to play with me. When she passed away I felt like I had lost my best friend. That’s why I hold a special place in my heart for not only dogs, but all animals. Veterinarians get the privilege to work with such kind creatures all day, everyday. Performing surgeries, working with the animals, interacting with the owners, and rescuing homeless or hurt animals are just a few of the things vets do....   [tags: animals, medical, education] 1604 words
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Veterinary Technologists: The Nurses of the Animal World - Veterinary Technologists are like the nurses of the animal world. They are the right hand man or woman to the Veterinarian during routine check-ups and surgeries. They perform the tasks of prepping for surgeries, animal restraining, and preparing samples for testing. These are relatively easy tasks that are being performed, but in certain situations Veterinary Technologists may have to step up to perform more advanced procedures, especially in rural towns. The question is: Why aren’t Veterinary Technologists able to be certified and licensed to perform these procedures....   [tags: right hand person to the veterinarian]
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A Career in Veterinary Medicine - ... People were not willing to spend the money to keep their pets healthy so there were very few pets in the 1950’s. One of the first schools that only studied veterinary medicine was founded in Lyon, France by Claude Bourgelat in 1761. Bourgelat did not want to have students in his school that already had training in human medical science, he focused more on teaching people that had no experience. This school found ways to treat livestock diseases and advance the cause of public health. (Careers in Veterinary Medicine.) There are three different positions of veterinarian....   [tags: veterinarian, asistant, technician] 851 words
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The Importance of a Dog's Weight - The Importance of a Dog’s Weight Dogs, also known as canines, can be traced back to the beginning of mankind. The word ‘canine’ is derived from the Latin word ‘canis’. Dogs have evolved from wolves and have become man’s best friend. Although dogs have changed very little over time, studies and researchers have proved that maintaining a dog’s health is more difficult now than in the centuries before. One of the most important health factors for a dog is its weight. Being overweight causes many threats to the life of a dog and there are many underlying reasons why a dog might be overweight....   [tags: veterinarian, cushing’s syndrome]
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Case Analysis: Leadership Dynamics - Case Analysis D: Leadership Dynamics Case Analysis D: Leadership Dynamics Capital Veterinarian Clinic, CVC, is a veterinary clinic that offers preventive and curative health care services to animals. It was founded by Dr. Robert Stevenson, in 1971. CVC’s staff has significantly grown over the years. Leadership is a critical part of the organization, just like any other venture. Leadership is the process of planning, coordinating, motivating, and organizing in order to influence others so as to attain set objectives and goals....   [tags: Veterinarian Clinic, Leadership]
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Short Story: Beautiful Animals - ... They might want to take a look at the duck and at the area you found the duck.” said the man from the state. Shelby was offended, “I’m a scientist too you know. I am a professional in this field, and I know what I’m doing, sir.” “I know Dr. Harris, but I have one question for you.” Shelby chuckled. “Did the duck get it’s leg torn off, or bit off”, said the state man. The line went silent as Shelby nearly dropped the office phone. The call ended with a mere ten words for the man on the other line, “The scientists will be there in five minutes Ms....   [tags: veterinarian office, shelby, karen] 1636 words
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What do Veterinarias do? - Veterinarians treat animal health problems. They work to prevent, control, and cure animal diseases. They work with all types of animals and owners. Veterinarians are unquestionably important to the community and are highly respected. Some veterinarians are meat inspectors at food processing plants. All states in the US require veterinarians be licensed. Future veterinarians should focus their studies on Veterinarians science and medicine. If you want to be a veterinarian it is recommended that you get your license before applying....   [tags: treating animal health problems]
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The Importance of Veterinarians for our Environment - Veterinarians are very important; they have a very great job in our environment. They help animals in need or assistance; they strive to get their job done. They save a bunch of lives and families and they try their best to take great care of their patient’s animals. Veterinarians take care of their patients with a lot of love and they make sure when their patients owners take them home they are good as new. Veterinarians have a lot of work on their hands; they take care of pets and animals health....   [tags: animal doctors]
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Duties and Work Conditions of Veterinarians - ... To be a Veterinarian certain qualities are needed to be successful. They are usually natural born qualities. One of the main qualities a Veterinarian needs to have is problem solving. They are faced with new problems every day and they need to use their prior and current knowledge to solve them. Some other qualities a Veterinarian needs to have are reasoning, clear speech, oral expression, and be able to keep your composure in sad or horrific situations. If being a veterinarian is something you're considering in you future, finding more about the salary and benefits is very important....   [tags: salary, qualities, education] 777 words
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Veterinarians: The Steps, Life & Advantages - Becoming a veterinarian is not just a simple career choice, but also more like a passion, childhood dream, or an aspiration. Ever since I was a little girl, being around animals ten times bigger then me was just a rush of adrenaline. When one animal was found wounded or looking for shelter, someone would come and find me because I would always attempt to pinpoint the predicament. Afterwards, I asked my beloved mother if I could keep it. The largest duration I had with the animal was usually overnight....   [tags: Career Ambition]
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Veterinarians: The Animal Healers - When your pet gets sick, you can’t send it to your family doctor, or give it Tylenol. Our pets have their own special doctors, known as veterinarians. Veterinarians take care of animals from all sizes, species, and areas. Veterinarians work in clinics, pharmacies, and laboratories, to do checkups, run tests, and make medicine specifically designed for use by animals, since human medicine can be too strong or toxic for animal consumption. Without veterinarian many animals, especially species running the risk of being extinct, would not have lasted as long as they have without veterinarians....   [tags: animal doctors, career options]
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Anabolic Steroids - Anabolic Steroids Of the diagnostic methods available to veterinarians, the clinical chemistry test has developed into a valuable aid for localizing pathologic conditions. This test is actually a collection of specially selected individual tests. With just a small amount of whole blood or serum, many body systems can be analyzed. Some of the more common screenings give information about the function of the kidneys, liver, and pancreas and about muscle and bone disease. There are many blood chemistry tests available to doctors....   [tags: Drugs Veterinarian Biochemistry Essays]
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The Start of Banfield Pet Hospital: SWOT Analysis - Corporate name, founding date, founding leaders Banfield Pet Hospital was founded in Portland, Oregon in 1955 by Warren J. Wegert (Banfield Pet Hospital, 2013). The start of Banfield Pet Hospital The hospital was founded with a vision to provide high quality veterinary medicine. In 1987, Scott Campbell purchased Banfield with $2 million in revenues already invested (Banfield Pet Hospital, 2013). In 1994, the pet store chain PetSmart, teamed up with MMI to open the Banfield Pet Hospital within their stores....   [tags: veterinarians, health concerns]
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The Code of Professional Condut - The Code of Professional Conduct (CPC) was developed by the Veterinary Council of New Zealand (VCNZ) to protect the interests of the public by ensuring that veterinarians registered to practice in New Zealand are competent and fit to practice. The code also has standards in place to ensure that veterinarians comport themselves professionally, both with their clientele and colleagues; these colleagues are not only those in one’s workplace, but veterinary professionals throughout New Zealand. The CPC is set around 7 key principles: 1....   [tags: Veterinary Council of New Zealand, Veterinarians]
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Outlook on Veteranarians in Today's World - Outlook on Veterinarians in Today’s World Pets are becoming not only just a pet but an actual family member instead. Everyone who has a pet must take their animals to a veterinarian to assure that it will live a happy healthy life. Have you ever wondered exactly what all a veterinarian does throughout days. I can assure everyone that the life of a veterinarian is not as easy as it may seem. Veterinarians must care for the sick and healthy animals. Not only must they diagnose problems animals pay be having they must also treat them....   [tags: animals, education, medicine] 1497 words
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Injuries and Ailments of Hamsters - Injuries and Ailments of Hamsters In general, hamsters (especially those in the wild) are robust little animals and aren't affected by many natural diseases. But, they are very susceptible to the infectious diseases of other animals, including humans. Many of the problems and ailments now associated with hamsters are a direct result of captivity. Because they are small, a minor illness can rapidly become major if immediate treatment isn't pursued. Since they are nocturnal many of the early signs of illness are not noticed....   [tags: Hamsters Animals Veternarians Essays] 4778 words
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Choosing a Careers: Health Care Need For Animals - Choosing a career, for many people, is no easy task. I have a passion for animals and ever since I was small, working with animals is all I have ever dreamed of. Unfortunately there are hundreds of jobs involving animals, making my career search a bit more complicated. After hours and hours of searching I have chosen two careers that have really caught my attention, a veterinarian and working at an animal rescue. A Veterinarian tends to the healthcare needs of animals including a wide range of animals, depending on what size animals you choose to work with....   [tags: veterinary, pets, care, home] 655 words
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Symptoms and Treatment of Mange - Itchy and Scratchy are not just cartoon characters on The Simpsons; they are the main symptoms of most types of Mange. The symptoms of this condition are easy to detect and can include patchy hair loss, decreased eating habits, and lethargic or erratic behavior in animals; diagnosis, on the other hand, is much more difficult. For proper treatment, the animal must receive immediate medical care by a licensed and certified veterinarian. Once they obtain the mite, skin or hair samples, they will be able to compare it to one of the four main types of mange....   [tags: Walking Dandruff, Hair Loss] 818 words
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Veterinary Medicine - Veterinary Medicine Veterinary medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the diseases of animals. Treating pets is one of the most profitable fields in veterinary medicine. The proper vaccination of animals and the diagnosis of diseases are part of a veterinarian’s duties. The first step to a career in veterinary medicine is deciding that it is the right path for you. If you like animals, enjoy working with your hands as well as your mind, and want a challenging job with different responsibilities, veterinary medicine may be right for you....   [tags: essays research papers] 544 words
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Horseman, Pass By vy Larry McMurtry - ... Because of this, Homer Bannon remained a cowboy who was loyal to his herd. Unfortunately, the quarantined cattle begin to exhibit signs of the worst strain of hoof-and-mouth disease. The state veterinarian tells the Bannons that the entire herd would have to be killed and their bodies burned in order to prevent further infection to local herds. Homer is still reluctant to kill the healthy animals but eventually relents stating that he would rather prevent an epidemic than to be stubborn and keep his animals alive....   [tags: book review] 1361 words
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Veterinary Medicine - Veterinary Medicine For my agriculture report, I chose to do a report on veterinarians. I chose this career field because I like working with animals and learning about them. While doing my report I learned more then I thought there was to learn about animals and becoming a veterinarian. I learned how long it takes to become a veterinarian, what my chances are on being accepted by a veterinary college, what veterinarians do, and much more. Veterinary Medicine is a branch of medical science that deals with the prevention, cure, or alleviation of diseases and injuries of animals....   [tags: essays research papers] 528 words
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To Declaw or Not to Declaw: A Feline Issue - Anybody’s house can be filled with prized possessions and expensive furniture, but just think how much more memorable your items are with deep grooves from your household cat in them. From climbing the Christmas tree to marking territory on the grand piano, cats can leave a mess behind and not even mean to A surgical procedure called onychectomy, could solve any pet owners solution to this mess. The only problem with this procedure is that it seems kind of brutal to just do this to your favorite little feline....   [tags: declaw, onychectonmy, procedure]
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What You Should Do During Pet Emergencies - 5 Most Common Pet Emergencies and How to Handle Them Our pets are part of our family. Seeing them go through emergencies, or even a simple flu, can be an aching experience. As responsible pet owners, we should know what type of possible health problems our pets will likely to experience during their lifetime. As trite as it sounds, prevention is always better than looking for a cure. With this in mind, it is always best to learn preventive measures to help save our pets during life-threatening situations....   [tags: Veterinary, Animals] 689 words
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A Career as a Veterinary Technician - ... I am extremely interested in pursuing my life career as a veterinary technician because I believe any animal’s welfare and stability is just as important as a human being’s. I absolutely adore animals and I only wish to be around them everyday for the rest of my life. I want to “nurse” the sick back to a healthy, long, and happy life. Just seeing an animal in pain stresses me to act--to help them immediately. Every single animal experiences feelings and have emotions exactly like any human being....   [tags: personal interest, helping animals] 768 words
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Growing up Around Agriculture - I believe everyone has been born to do something. I was born to be a veterinarian. People tell me that I will probably end up changing my degree choice “twenty seven times” before I even graduate form college. I believe otherwise. I have grown up on a farm with filled with adopted animals of all kinds- rabbits, pigeons, goats, frogs, dogs, chickens, cats, cattle, and an iguana. Ever since I was seven I new I was born to become a veterinarian. This past year I was hired to work at the veterinarian clinic in Bullard....   [tags: essays research papers] 564 words
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The Path I'll Take: Zoology - The Path I'll Take As a child it is immediately installed in our minds that we are expected to become something, and to find a profession we want to do for the majority of our lives. We were, and still are constantly being asked "what do you want to be when you grow up?" and "what is your major?" These are questions you are expected to know, or at least have a general idea about. I was always told how important it is to find a profession that I am good at, that I love, and that I could make a profit with....   [tags: statement of purpose, career choices] 779 words
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Veterinary Medicine as a Career - VETERINARY MEDICINE AS A CAREER Working with animals has been a dream of mine since childhood. I was raised next door to the town veterinarian, Dr. Murphy. He specialized in farm animals, which my family raised, so he visited our house on a regular basis. He knew I loved to hear stories about his patients and always entertained me, no matter how busy he was. When I was 10, Dr. Murphy gave me a copy of “All Creatures Great and Small” by James Herriot. The book told the story of a country veterinarian and his daily work....   [tags: essays papers]
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All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot - All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot Summary: This book is an autobiography of sorts. James Harriot tells of his life as a vet in the Yorkshire countryside of England. Although the book is one large tale, starting with is internship with Siegfried Farnon and ending with his marriage to Helen, smaller stories about his dealings with his “patients” make the book seem like a collection of short stories. Mr. Harriot tells of how he delivered a calf in the middle of the night, or how he had to deal with an interestingly slow family going to a play....   [tags: All Creatures Great and Small] 352 words
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Flea Control for Dogs and Cats - Flea Control for Dogs and Cats Many Americans have a four-legged member of their family in their home. Most people deal with housebreaking problems, pet hair on furniture, and an occasional broken lamp because all the friendly welcomes home outweigh these minor problems. When the weather begins to get warmer, these pet owners begin to cringe with the thought of spring. It can only mean one thing; flea season and the circus of giving flea baths and dips is about to start. But in the past few years, there has been a break through in scientific technology allowing both owners and pets to rest easier....   [tags: Pets Dogs Cats Essays] 416 words
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Career as a Veterinary Technician - ... One of these situations is communicating with pet owners. A vet tech should be able to convey that they care about the animal as though it were their own. Also, a veterinary technician should have the ability to ease the nerves and emotions of pet owners to Loegering III help them understand what is going on and that things will be okay. Although, sometimes things can go wrong. In these cases technicians have to be considerate and have the ability to set aside their own emotions and comfort the owners that need it....   [tags: personal desires, education, training]
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The Process of Training an Upland Bird Dog - The Process of Training an Upland Bird Dog There is a process that should be followed when a person is going to pick a puppy that will be trained as an upland bird dog. The first step is to perform some research on picking out the right breed of puppy that will not only fit into the family but also for the fowl that will be hunted. The owner needs to become knowledgeable on the proper care that is needed for the puppy to grow into a healthy dog. There are basic training steps needed for a puppy to become a great bird dog that start when the puppy comes home....   [tags: positive reinforcement, breed, puppy]
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The Process of Training an Upland Bird Dog - The Process of Training an Upland Bird Dog There is a process that should be followed when a person is going to pick a puppy that will be trained as an upland bird dog. The first step is to perform some research on picking out the right breed of puppy that will not only fit into the family but also for the fowl that will be hunted. The owner needs to become knowledgeable on the proper care that is needed for the puppy to grow into a healthy dog. There are basic training steps needed for a puppy to become a great bird dog that start when the puppy comes home....   [tags: breed, puppy, family, process, training]
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Does the Vet Really Know Best? - Who would you trust about your new pet, the veterinarian or the hobbyist. With contact to endless amount of information on the internet, I decided find out. On my search to learn the basic care of the “Axolotl”, an aquatic salamander, I came across two distinct websites. Both were centered on the same topic, the proper care of this amphibian. The authors of both websites are front-runners in their internet communities, both professionally and personally. Our authors are Dr. Lianne McLeod, a veterinarian, and John Clare a hobbyist/breeder....   [tags: Animal Research ]
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