Day in the life of a Large Animal Veterinarian: Ontario VetCollege: “A Day in the Life of a Large Animal Veterinarian. Jane from the Marketing Communications team at the Ontario Veterinary College hits the road and spends a day going out on farm calls with OVC’2005 alum Dr. Kelly Barratt.”
What does a Large Animal Veterinarian do?
A large animal veterinarian works with livestock, their patients may include, horses, sheep, pigs, cattle and more. One of their main aims is to keep livestock healthy. This can range from inspecting production facilities to performing emergency surgery.
If you liked the look of a day in the life of a Large Animal Veterinarian then you may be intrigued to find out what it takes to become one. You will need to become a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS). But becoming a member isn’t as easy as just signing up. You will need to complete a five-year course at one of the following universities: The Royal Veterinary College, Bristol, London, Cambridge, Liverpool, Surrey, Nottingham, Edinburgh or Glasgow.
You will be looking to make an average of around £26,000 when you are experienced.
If you would like to find out more about all of the specific qualifications you will need, check out this amazing page by CV-Library on all the information you will need to know: https://www.cv-library.co.uk/career-advice/start/career-guides/how-to-become-a-vet/
How to become a Large Animal Veterinarian?
National Careers Service has put together a guide to the steps you need to take to become a vet. Take a look here at what’s involved https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/job-profiles/vet
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