Is a Wildlife Veterinary Career a Viable Option?

Source: U.S. National Archives After becoming a qualified veterinary scientist, you may be wondering if you can transition to wildlife veterinary positions. The additional training required, as well as other obstacles in the education process, dissuade many undergraduates from pursuing this dream. However, a wildlife veterinary career is a viable option for those with the…

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How to Balance Your Personal Life With Being a Veterinarian

Source: Pixabay As a veterinary professional or student, you know that the job consumes a lot of time and energy. Your hours depend not only on your needs but on the clinic’s. Your evening meal may be at the mercy of a pet emergency or the day-to-day operational needs of your private practice. Since many…

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Why You Should Consider Buying Your Own Veterinary Practice

Source: Pixabay According to Aristotle, excellence is a “habit,” not an “act.” His statement can be applied to an employee’s transition to becoming their own employer. Achieving great things in your veterinary practice should be based on the things you do regularly, rather than the things you do when your boss asks. By becoming your…

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What Is The Average Cost Of Starting Your Own Veterinary Practice

Starting a veterinary practice can be costly, and many factors come into play. What type of clinic it will be, where you want to open your practice and what’s required to be fully operational factors into the final cost. Meaning it’s challenging for anyone to figure out exactly what they’ll need before getting started.  That’s…

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Corporate Owned Veterinarian Clinic versus Private Practice | IVPA

Corporate Owned Veterinary Clinic versus Private Practice As a veterinarian, you’re probably wondering what’s best for your career. In recent years, corporate-owned veterinary clinics are popping up more and more, leading to a rise in job prospects. But what if you want to work for yourself? Is it better to have your own private veterinary…

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Exploring the Most Fulfilling Parts of Being a Veterinarian

Do you like working with animals? Then being a veterinarian can be one of the most rewarding professions for you! Not only do you get to help animals, but you also get to make a difference in your community! One of the best parts about being a veterinarian is that there are many different options…

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How to Manage Vet School Debt

Most people come out of vet school with a considerable amount of debt. This can certainly have an impact on how you approach your career as well as your personal life. It’s important to get a handle on your vet school debt as soon as possible so that you can enjoy the benefits that your…

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Preserving Your Mental Health in Vet Med

Becoming a veterinarian is a lifelong goal for those who go through the proper education and training. It’s a profession filled with loving and caring for your four-legged patients as well as their families. However, choosing to be a veterinarian certainly has its share of bad days.    There will be patients that don’t get…

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Book Recommendations for Recent Veterinary Graduates

As a recent veterinarian graduate, you want to continue your studies. If you’re lucky enough to work with animals every day, brushing up on your scientific literature and veterinary theory can be a great way to excel in your field. But that doesn’t mean the books have to be technical manuals. Here are book recommendations…

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