Considering a career as a Veterinary Technician?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of veterinary technologists and technicians is expected to grow 36 percent from 2008 to 2018. Click here to learn more.

Becoming a Poultry Veterinarian

Poultry Veterinarians are small animal practitioners, specialized in poultry medicine and health of flock.  They primarily ensure good health and well-being of poultry, particularly domestic fowl such as chickens, ducks, and turkeys, which are raised and bred as livestock. Their key responsibilities include inspecting poultry animals; observing flock behavior; diagnosing diseases and injuries; performing surgeries; […]

Becoming a Dairy Scientist

Dairy Scientists conduct wide range of research on dairy animals to improve milk processing and dairy products as well as develop animal quality and efficiency of livestock. They explore animal genetics, nutrition, breeding, prospective diseases, management practices, environmental conditions and clinical experiments on dairy cattle and dairy products. They may crossbreed animals to make them […]

Becoming an Aquatic Veterinarian

Aquatic Veterinarians are specialized to provide health care services to variety of aquatic species such as fish, whales, dolphins, sea turtles, and other marine mammals.  Their key responsibilities include conducting basic exams of aquatic animals, drawing samples of blood or other bodily fluids, evaluating health conditions, providing vaccinations, recommending medications, observing behavior, suturing wounds, performing […]

Animal Cruelty Investigator

Animal Cruelty Investigators are primarily concerned about animals that are aggressive, neglected, diseased, abused, injured or living in unhealthy conditions. Their key responsibilities include receiving and responding to animal cruelty complaints as well as ensuring law enforcement in regards to animal welfare. They perform wide range of duties  such as investigating accusations of animal cruelty; […]

Becoming an Equine Veterinarian

Equine Veterinarians provide health care to horses, ranging from small ponies to large workhorses. They diagnose, treat, and research on diseases and other medical conditions of all types of horses including racehorses. Their key responsibilities includes performing basic exams, administering  routine vaccinations, drawing blood, dressing wounds, setting fractures, prescribing medications, performing surgeries, and providing  post-surgical […]

Becoming a Veterinary Pharmacist

Veterinary Pharmacists are specially trained health professionals who dispense veterinary drugs, to small, large and exotic animals that have been prescribed by a veterinarian. They also offer advice to the owners of animals for the safe use of prescribed drugs as well as other safety concerns of the animal patients and surroundings.  Their key responsibilities […]

Becoming a Veterinary Practice Manager

Veterinary Practice Managers play vital role to run the operation of veterinary setting smoothly. They ensure that the clinic team provides quality care to the clients and brings in adequate revenues. Their key responsibilities include supporting veterinary doctor team; organizing staff activities and scheduling; hiring and training new employees; creating budgets and accounting; updating medical […]

Becoming a Wildlife Forensic Scientist

Wildlife Forensic Scientists help criminal investigations involving wildlife protection laws, specifically crimes against animals. In laboratories, they analyze biological samples that have been collected as evidence in cases of poaching, smuggling, animal cruelty, bio-terrorism, oil spills, or other ecological disasters. They perform chemical, biological, and microscopic analyses on evidence taken from crime scenes, and explore […]

Becoming an Animal care Manager

Animal Care Managers are responsible for caring the animals, overseeing facilities and supervising the animal care workers in an array of settings, such as farms, zoos, kennels, pet stores, animal shelters and other facilities. They ensure the routine work including feeding, bathing, cleaning, exercising and other tasks necessary for the welfare of animals. In addition, […]

Becoming a Veterinary Pathologist

Veterinary Pathologists are doctors of veterinary medicine who specialize in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases in varieties of animals such as pets, livestock, wild animals, captive zoo animals etc. based on the laboratory analysis of body tissues and fluids. Their key responsibilities include examining animal tissues and fluids, performing biopsies or necropsies, identifying […]