Veterinarians diagnose animal health problems, vaccinate against diseases, medicate animals suffering from infections or illnesses, treat and dress wounds, set fractures, perform surgery, and advise owners about animal feeding, behaviour, and breeding.
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Career prospects & criteria
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or Surgery Degree
Master's degree in veterinary science ( M.V.Sc)
What you need to get started
1 year of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of animals in a clinical setting, private practice, or animal shelter environment that includes performing surgery
Strong communication skills
Work well under pressure
Aptitude for business
Performs surgical procedures, including spaying and neutering
Understanding of the scientific literature
Lab research skills
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