FC: Small Animal Veterinarian
1: Job is to attend to illnesses, injuries, and other health problems. They provide health check ups to small animals.
2: Works with small animals such as dogs, cats, birds, rodents, etc. and their owners. They must also communicate with kennel staff, the office, vet techs, perhaps other vets, and possibly outside organizations.
5: Necessary training/schooling: 4 years and includes studying, lab work, and clinical work. Biology, anatomy, zoology, microbiology, animal science, etc. Obtain a license to practice Major in fields such as: biology, zoology, pre-vet med, animal science.
6: Schools: Cornell University- biology, animal science, chemistry... Texas A&M- animal science, biochemistry, biomedical sciences, pre-vet... Colorado State University- animal science, biochemistry, chemistry, wildlife biology, zoology...
9: Successful Vet Traits: Responsibility Ability to communicate esp. within a team Love for animals Leadership Courage | Benefits: Benefits for salaried veterinarians include paid holidays and vacations, health insurance, and pension plans. Self-employed veterinarians must provide their own benefits. Pros: Help animals Good pay Good benefits Cons: Continuous learning Death of pets Strong in sciences
11: I'd like to have this job but don't think I could handle all the work. It's similar to being a regular doctor. | "6 Top Traits of a Veterinarian." - Career Advice Article. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013. "Summary." U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013. http://careers.stateuniversity.com/pages/77/Veterinarian.html cornell.edu colostate.edu tamu.edu "Veterinarian Career." - Overview of a Veterinary Career. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013. "Education-Portal.com -." Education-Portal.com -. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013.