A veterinarian is a medical expert, who provides medical treatment for animals. There are different types of veterinarians, where some work with large farm animals or some work with small animals or some work with wild animals. They are learned to treat all categories of animals. They identify animal diseases and treat injured and sick animals. They also recommend owners on proper care of their pets. They research medical conditions, diagnose and treat diseases of livestock, pets, and other animals. Though most veterinarians work in private hospitals and clinics, others work for the government or in laboratories.

Academic Entry Requirement

  • Grade 12 – Clear Class XII in Science with Biology stream.
  • Graduation – Pursue B.V.Sc for 5 years.
  • After Graduation– Pursue M.V.Sc for 2 year or Diploma/Post Graduation Diploma 1-2 Years B.V.Sc.
  • After Post graduation – Pursue Ph.D. or Diploma/Post Graduation Diploma 2-3 Years M.V.Sc.

Degree In

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Science
  • Master’s Degrees in Veterinary Science
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree
  • Doctorate Degree Programs in Veterinary Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Veterinary Medicine

Who can hire?

State Veterinary Service,the Veterinary Laboratories Agency, the Food Standards Agency,the Veterinary Medicines Directorate, the Meat Hygiene Service, pharmaceutical companies, Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, international and overseas organizations.

Professional Career

The veterinary surgeon is responsible for the medical and surgical treatment of animals and prevention of disease forzoo animals, household pets, horsesand farm animals. Opportunities be in practices that study in food producing animals, small animals, and equine work or in mixed practices dealing with both large and small animals. Numerous veterinary surgeons working in practice select to further their knowledge by studying for extra qualifications.