My Life For The Veterinarian Field Essay

758 Words Jun 18th, 2016 4 Pages
One of the scariest and yet most thrilling moments in my life was when I got in a holding run with an anesthetized lion to help hold for intubation. It’s moments like these that reaffirm my love for the veterinarian field and keep me coming back to learn more. It was when I was growing up that I started to understand just how crucial veterinarians are in my everyday life. My mom was diagnosed with severe rheumatoid arthritis before I was born. Over the years I have seen her suffer through this disease and have helped her through countless surgeries. During her recovery period there were many times where my brother and I were not able to be at home to help her due to school and other activities, but she was never alone. Our family dog was always there to comfort and keep her in a positive mindset surgery after surgery. By being able to experience these positive impacts of animals first hand has made me grateful to have these loving companions and has made me especially thankful for the veterinarians who keep them healthy. I have always held a heavy heart for animals. Being a veterinarian would mean being able to help those who cannot help themselves. Many people consider their pets to be a part of their family, and I would love for nothing more than to give back to those who have given so much to us.
Shadowing, working, and volunteering in the veterinary field has been a great tool to prepare me for this next journey. Through these activities I have determined that…

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