Veterinary Career Research Paper

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I firmly believe that everyone has a purpose, mine happens to be inspiring, uplifting and encouraging others. Whether it is people or animals I desire nothing more than to be a positive force within someone else’s life. At the age of six I was certain that I wanted to be in the medical field. This is because instead of doing normal six year old things I enjoyed getting lost in TV shows about health, surgeries, animals and wildlife; imagining that I was one of those skilled vets, doctors or wildlife conservationists. However, although I have always been fascinated with the medical field my ultimate passion is caring for and helping animals. I chose to pursue the veterinary field because from childhood till now, animals have been the center …show more content…
As A.D Williams once said, “When I look into the eyes of an animal. I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I feel a soul”. The intuitive connection I have with animals is a powerful and mutually beneficial one. This incredible connection enables me to better understand and aid the animals I work with. The adoration I feel for animals is what validates my desire to become a vet. However, I knew early on that in order to effectively achieve my goal of becoming a veterinarian, I must have a …show more content…
At age sixteen I was hired at Best Friends Pet Care, a boarding facility for animals. Working at Best Friends Pet Care has given me crucial experience and knowledge about animal behavior and handling. At age seventeen I acquired an excellent internship at the Quince Orchard Veterinary Hospital. In fact, the most influential person in my life, that helps guide my desire of becoming a veterinary doctor, is my mentor Dr. Lawrence Giebel. The skills and knowledge I obtained from my internship have given me an advantage against a lot of people my age, studying to become a vet, unlike several people I was able to validate my yearning to become a vet through the exposer of my internship and guidance of Dr. Giebel. At my internship I am able to exercise skills such as administering vaccines, aiding in surgeries, assisting veterinary doctors during examinations and handling animals. Now that I’ve been exposed to veterinarian medicine my need to become a vet has only intensified. If I was to renounce my calling to service animals through veterinary medicine, my life would be undoubtedly miserable. That is why, although there are several obstacles standing in the way of me and my destiny; I am determined to conquer each and every one of them. Because animals have become such a major part of my life, I cannot visualize myself

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