A Veterinarian Is Every Child 's Dream Essay

1064 Words Feb 5th, 2015 5 Pages
1.Being a veterinarian is every child’s dream; or at least it was mine. When I was younger, my uncle performed an emergency surgery to save my dog that had been run over. After that, I knew that there was no other career that would satisfy me. The days I get to spend with my uncle at his small animal clinic in Dallas along with those spent at my cousin’s large animal clinic in a more rural area are among my most favored days. Watching them dedicate their time and effort to caring for and helping injured or sick animals is something I envy. I hope that one day I will be able to do what they do and receive just as much, if not more, satisfaction from it. 5In order to become a veterinarian, you must first have an adequate education. “Veterinary medical colleges typically require applicants to have taken many science classes including biology, chemistry, anatomy, physiology, zoology, microbiology, and animal science” (Veterinarians Bureau). Veterinarians have to graduate with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Getting this degree typically takes four years which consist of three years of class and one of clinicals. Because of the competitiveness for acceptance, most applicants to vet school usually have a bachelor’s degree even though it is not required. Colleges with veterinary programs are very few. “There are currently twenty-nine colleges with accredited programs in the United States” (Veterinarians Bureau). 6At Oklahoma State University, “The Boren Veterinary Medical…

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