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The Journey To Become A Vet

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Do you have what it takes to become a vet? Do you know what you have to do and how long you have to go to school to become a veterinarian. Do you know how hard the schooling is. Do you have the stomach to be able to do some of the things that it entitles, can you stitch up an open wound after you clean it, or do surgery on a cat or dog. Being a veterinarian isn’t just playing with animals you there’s a lot of stuff that you have to do that we will talk about in this paper.

According to Penn State college of agricultural sciences the main idea about this subject is what you need to do to become a vet (2014). You need to go to college and take all courses in math, chemistry, biology, and ...view middle of the document...

You have to know what times you would need to put an animal down and when you don’t need to. You have to think about the owner of the pet and what they want to be done. You have to be aware that there may be some things that you can’t get out of your head. They might end up being stuck in there or you could possibly have nightmares. Some horrible things could be what animals come from being on a hoarder's property. Some of the things that I have seen from animals coming from there are horrifying. You get some animals that don’t have any hair or sometimes have an eye missing. There’s some cases that the animals are almost wild so you have to put all of them down and that could be heart breaking because it wasn’t the animals choice to live like that. When being a vet you have to be able to tell which animals need what medications, if an animal is really skinny and you don’t do any tests to see if it has worms then it could end up killing that animal later on. Or if a dog comes in and it has lumps on it you don’t want to say it’s cancer then find out later it was just fatty tissue. You want to be very aware of the different diseases that animals can get. So you want to know which shots and medications you need to give to the pets and if you even need to. In conclusion the website says you need to have a pretty strong stomach and be able to control a lot of emotions.

A third writer, vet life states that veterinarians are the primary providers of healthcare services to companion animals even zoo’s, livestock, and sporting animals (2014). Sporting animals are highly trained pets that can do almost anything. Being a vet you have to work long hours or short hours it can vary also you have to work at a fast pace, the volume of work can be high, and complexity can also to. You are going to be dealing with frequent physical stress and emotional stress. You will have physical stress from dealing with all the animals and working long hours and possibly not getting a lot of sleep. Your emotional stress could come from what you have to see that has happened to some of the animals. Sometimes you have to work a long time and unsocial hours so if you're not good at being by yourself for then I wouldn’t become a vet. The emotional paradox you would need to be able to deal with which is having intense emotions like in other people you would see them being angry, sad, and happy in yourself you would only see anger and sadness. You would also have to deal with the critical thinking paradox. The third author concludes that your work hours have to be flexible and it’s a very stressful job.

A fourth source, State states that many vets say they decided what career to pursue at a very young age(2014). Deciding you want to be a vet is an early start most people start preparing when they are in high school they start taking the classes that they need, then it is easier for them to get into college. To be a vet you have to take a pre-professional study,...

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