Why Do I Want To Be Working With Animals

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Career and College Research Paper
Ever since I was young I’ve always had an interest in animals and wanted to take care of them. I’ve always had many types of animals including turtles, dogs, cats, hamsters, lizards and frogs. Of course, I wanted more, but my mom would say no. Many people could see why I would want to work with animals. Animals are just lovable beings, so who wouldn’t want to work with them? I want to go to college to be a veterinarian because I would be taking care of animals by diagnosing them and treating them.
Working very odd hours is a part of caring for animals including a lot of moving around depending on what animals you work with. Most vets work in private clinics and hospitals. Others may travel out to farms, in classrooms, work in laboratories or possibly work at a government facility. People who treat horses, cows and goats would most likely work from farms. Vets could also even work in bad weather. Everyone knows that when working with animals you also take a chance on getting sick, bitten, kicked and take other unknown risks by being close to animals. Hours of a vet is a lot like a nurse’s hours. Vets may need to come in on emergencies. Also, they may
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The applicant for veterinary medicine must have 60 semester credit hours at the bare minimum, with at least a 2.8 G.P.A, but an overall 3.5 G.P.A for new students. The applicant must also take the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) and make an average or above average score. The university also looks for students who push for more difficult classes to expand their horizon and show that they are trying to learn all they can and not just taking basic classes to protect their GPA. Residency also come into play. They pick 58 residential students and 23 non-residential. The applicant must know all these factors to be prepared for their application and what they need to

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