? asked in Science & MathematicsZoology · 10 years ago

what are different types of veterinarians?

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  • 10 years ago
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    http://www.avma.org/education/abvs/specialty_orgs/...

    Recognized veterinary specialty organizations

    Search by specialty:

    Anesthesia

    Avian Practice

    Bacteriology/Mycology

    Beef Cattle Practice

    Behavior

    Canine & Feline Practice

    Canine Practice

    Cardiology

    Critical Care

    Dairy Practice

    Dentistry

    Dermatology

    Emergency Medicine

    Epidemiology

    Equine Practice

    Feline Practice

    Food Animal Practice

    Immunology

    Internal Medicine

    Lab Animal Medicine

    Microbiology

    Neurology

    Nutrition

    Oncology

    Ophthalmology

    Pathology

    Pharmacology

    Poultry Medicine

    Preventive Medicine

    Radiation Oncology

    Radiology

    Reproductive Medicine

    Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

    Surgery

    Swine Health Management

    Toxicology

    Virology

    Zoological Medicine

    http://www.avma.org/animal_health/brochures/veteri...

    Protecting the Health of Animals and Society

    Employment opportunities for veterinarians include such diverse areas as clinical practice, teaching and research, regulatory medicine, public health, and military service.

    Other Professional Activities

    Veterinarians are also employed in animal welfare, zoologic medicine, aquatic animal medicine, aerospace medicine (shuttle astronauts), animal shelter medicine, sports medicine, animalassisted activity and therapy programs, and wildlife medicine.

    There are veterinarians involved in local, state and federal governments, working with legislators to shape laws that protect the health, welfare and well-being of animals and people.

  • 4 years ago

    All equine vets would desire to have the skill to geld a horse and stitch one up in an emergency or perhaps do a tracheotomy . yet surgeries for colic, arthroscopic surgical treatment on joints or putting screws in broken legs, or throat surgeries for example all require some variety of medical institution placing with a real surgical and restoration room and an entire team to help. not each and every vet does this sort of artwork. i know vets that are surgeons that do some of those surgeries plus favourite vet artwork. i'm constructive depending on area some vets may well be required to accomplish extra advantageous than initiatives in a close by the place there is not any medical institution close by yet any of those surgeries indexed above that have been carried out outdoors of the sterile placing of an working room does not bode nicely for the affected person because of the fact the probabilities of an infection would be huge. so as a vet your in all probability not likely to have the skill to dodge blood yet won't neccessarily would desire to accomplish substantial surgical treatment.

  • 10 years ago

    You can specialise in many many different things, I won't even get into that.

    With just an ordinary vet degree you can be a small animal (dog+cat), horse, pig, poultry and farm (cattle, goat sheep) vet. You can also be a researcher or work as a private vet or as a state vet (for the government).

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