How to become a veterinarian in Australia: careers in animal care
- Examination and diagnosis of sick and injured animals
- Advise owners on care
- Vaccinate against diseases
- Perform diagnostic tests
- Prescribe medicine for animals
There are a number of career pathways that veterinarians can pursue if they choose to specialise, involving different animals, environments and work locations. They may choose to work with unusual pets and animals in a veterinary practice, in pathology, or in a wildlife conservation role. Veterinarians can also become specialists in various fields of animal medicine such as surgery, cardiology or dermatology.