Zoo Veterinarian

Job Description- Treat animals ranging from tiny reptiles to large mammals such as an elephant. Like veterinarians who work with companion animals, they provide basic and intensive care, including everything from administering antibiodics to performing major surgery. They must not only have extensive veterinary knowledge, but also an understanding of the specialized care needed by wild and exotic animals.

Education- Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and four years to get bachelors degree

Skills Set- Strong communication skills    Science and math skills

able to work as a team       computer skills     solve problems when treating exotic animals  

Salary and benefits- $49,394 to 106,834 salaried vets may get paid vacations and holidays;  life, accident, disability, and hospitalization insurance; retirement plans and sick pay

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