Other Veterinary Career Options

Armed Forces

Become a commissioned officer as part of the Army health care team.
Provides the flexibility to choose between active duty or the Army Reserve.
Treat and care for animals serving in the Army alongside soldiers, or even their own pets.
Participate in medical research.
Manage laboratory animals used for research.

Zoo Veterinarian

Provide preventative medicine and treatment for a variety of species at the zoo.
Perform physical exams and diagnostic tests.
Diagnose illness, disease, or injuries.
Complete investigative field research in areas of interest.
Aid in species conservation efforts.

Wildlife Veterinarian

Treat and care for wildlife species of all shapes and sizes.
Determine a proper diet, enrichment items, and enclosure for patients.
Release healthy, capable animals back into the wild.
Track released animals' movements and territory if applicable to ensure they are thriving well in new environment.
Promote the importance of species conservation through public outreach and education.

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