What animals do they work with?

  • Some veterinarians in academia work with small animals, large animals, or both depending on their field of interest – this can also include exotic animals too
  • Other veterinarians in this area work primarily in the classroom educating the next generation of veterinarians

Where do they work?

  • Veterinary college or university
  • May travel to other universities

What do they do?

  • Teach courses designed to educate and train veterinary students
  • Develop and update the veterinary curriculum to fit future needs
  • Advise and mentor veterinary students
  • Design and conduct research projects that expand our knowledge of animal physiology, pathology, vaccinations, and much more
  • Work in the university hospital with patients depending on their field of interest
  • Lead and coordinate academic and administrative departments