Veterinarian By Natasha Herr

INTRODUCTION

I have chosen to research a career as a Veterinarian. This career interests me because I love animals, I enjoy being around them all the time, and want to help them as much as I can.

NATURE OF WORK

Being a Veterinarian means that I care for the animals, diagnose diseases, perform surgery, and do lab work.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Most Veterinarians work at the same place and work indoors. Though some choose to work on bigger farm animals, and travel from place to place.

ATTIRE

General attire includes wearing white lab coats on top of nurse shirts. During surgery they put shoe cover on there shoes. They also wear disposable gloves all day.

EARNINGS

As of 2014 the average earnings a veterinarian makes is $42.54 per hour and $88,490 dollars a year.

TRAINING AND PREPARATION

To go to collage to become a Vet, you need to take biology, chemistry, and anatomy. Then 4 years of collage and 43-90 hours of undergraduate study. It also helps to have experience working in farms or pet clinics.

ADVANCEMENT

Once you become a Veterinarian you may be able to move to private clinical practice. After that you can become a government inspector and work for the government.

JOB OUTLOOK

As of 2014 there were 78,300 available jobs in the US. The projected job outlook between 2014-2024 is 9% faster growth than average.

RELATED OCCUPATIONS

Some jobs relating to Veterinarian include animal care, service learner, Veterinary assistants, Zoologists, and wildlife biologists.

IS THIS JOB ACCURATE?

Yes because jobs all over the world need Veterinarians to keep care of there animals and the job will not be able to be replaced anytime soon.

Credits:

Created with images by TomaszProszek - "hedgehog spring animal" • jarmoluk - "dog cat animals" • OrsiO - "cat friend animal" • karenwarfel - "puppy dog pet" • Mzlle - "horses nature animal" • Alexas_Fotos - "doberman dog animal world"

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