Best career opportunity in veterinary

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There is a bright scope for interested candidates in this field. If you love animals and get moved at seeing them in pain, and have a knack for science, this can be a career option for you. When an animal is sick, vet examines it to find out the reason behind its illness. They scrutinize the animal’s look, behavior and smell. Besides, a vet (veterinarian) need to be very careful as animals cannot express themselves. Vets perform blood tests, take x-ray and other tests, while looking for clues regarding the animal’s illness. Vets also decide what kind of medicine the animal needs. They may also operate injured parts of the animal body if necessary. Animal owners are many times advised on how to feed and train the animals by a vet. A vet maybe required to treat a wild animal too. A veterinarians job is not just confined to animals. They may acquire special knowledge to protect humans against diseases carried by animals and conduct clinical research on human and animal health problems. Some basic research work that broadens the scope of the fundamental theoretical knowledge, along with applied research that may help in developing new ways to use knowledge can also form a part of the work of a vet.

Veterinarians diagnose and control animal diseases, treat sick and injured animals, prevent the transmission of animal diseases, which could harm people and advice owners on proper care of pet and livestock. They ensure a safe food supply by maintaining the health of food animals. They also perform surgery on animals and give them medicines. They are involved in wild life preservation and conservation as well.

Most of the veterinarians perform clinical work in private practices. They exclusively work with small and large domestic animals. Today doctors doing research determine the effects of drug therapies, antibiotics or new surgical techniques by testing them on animals first.

Many graduates now-a-days are found to be attracted by this profession because they enjoy living with pets. Job opportunities for veterinarians is likely to grow faster as civilization has threatened the existence of animals.

Veterinarians with training in food, safety animal health and welfare and public health and epidemiology have the best of opportunities.

Eligibility

Applicants must have cleared 10+2 with PCB, followed by a four year degree programme in a veterinary college. After completion of the degree course one becomes a professional veterinarian.

A veterinarian’s job is not just confined to animals. They may acquire special knowledge to protect humans against diseases carried by animals and conduct clinical research on human and animal health problems. Some basic research work that broadens the scope of the fundamental theoretical knowledge, along with applied research that may help in developing new ways to use knowledge can also form a part of the work of a vet.

However, one needs to get administered by a test. On clearing the exam one gets license to practice his/her profession freely. The license qualifies them to work with a hospital, laboratory or organisation as well.