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Veterinarian (Bio-medical) Treat sick or injured animals Examine animals to see what the problem is Give advice to animal owners Vaccinate animals so they won’t get various diseases Melina Lopez Period 3R
What jobs are there? o Veterinary technologists- perform the medical tests. o Veterinary assistants- responsible for doing front office work. o Animal caretakers- take care of personal needs of animals. o Animal behaviorists- Animal behaviorists design healthy habitats for animals. Also they study animal behavior s to enhance our knowledge.
College prep o 4 years of English or journalism, speech or communication are recommended. o 3 years of math: algebra, geometry, and as well as trigonometry and calculus if possible. o Should take as many courses in these subjects: Biology, microbiology, animal behavior, genetics and zoology. Better to take as many science classes as you can. o Chemistry and physics courses are also important.
Colleges and programs o 2 semesters of general chemistry with laboratory. o 2 semesters of organic chemistry with laboratory. o 1 or 2 semesters of biochemistry with laboratory. o 2 semesters of general biology. o 2 semesters of physics with laboratory. o The minimum requirement ranges from algebra and trigonometry to two semesters of calculus and varies with each school.
Future of the field o Jobs for Veterinarians that work with small animals are expected to grow much more throughout the years because of the love people have for their animals. o Jobs as a Veterinarian that works with bigger animals are growing much more slowly. But there will still be lots of jobs available for that.
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