Veterinarians care for the health of animals and work to improve public health. They diagnose, treat, and research medical conditions and diseases of pets, livestock, and other animals.


A high wages are amongst the beneficial aspects of being a veterinarian. On top of earning an excellent salary, a good veterinarian benefit from broadening opportunities since the field is anticipated to develop faster than the average. Vets might get authorised in more than forty specialised areas which includes microbiology along with dental care. Veterinarians may also decide to work with any specific kind of animal they wish to. The key interest of being employed as a veterinarian is they get to work directly with animals on a daily basis and they play a vital part in making sick animals better


The course duration is too long. If you want to become a veterinary surgeon, then you need to go for a 4-5 years program in veterinary sciences and animal husbandry. And then in order to get good opportunities, you might also consider going for a Masters which again takes 2 years. In this way, it takes almost 7 years after your high school before your career actually starts paying you ,Sometimes you might come across angry and agitated pets and animals. Every now and then you are on a risk of being bitten by one such animal, To become a veterinarian, the foremost attribute that you require is compassion. However it deeply pains giving euthanasia to an animal, You might sometimes as well come across upset pet owners, Doesn’t matter if you are practicing independently or with an organization, you need to be on call, The work of a veterinarian is both physically and mentally demanding. And sometimes emotionally too

the subjects/courses needed

Example course modules. Animal health science, Animal disease, Animal husbandry, welfare and health, Veterinary musculoskeletal systems, Clinical management, Animal health and handling, Neurobiology and animal behaviour, Public health, epidemiology and welfare, Veterinary practical techniques, Lymphoreticular cell biology.

how much could you earn

The average starting salary is around £31,150 for a newly-qualified vet. The average salary of a vet with further training and experience, at a small animal practice, is £41,148 and in a large animal practices this can rise to £44,142. Senior vets with over 20 years' experience can earn up to £69,021.


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