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Job Title – Veterinarian
A Veterinarian cares for the health of animals and work to improve public health. They diagnose, treat, and research medical conditions and diseases of pets, livestock, and other animals.
Typical Job Activities
animals to diagnose their health problems
Diagnoses and treat animals for medical conditions
Treats and dress wounds
Performs surgery on animals
Tests for and vaccinate against diseases
Operates medical equipment, such as x-ray machines
Advises animal owners about general care, medical conditions, and treatments
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Senior Certificate with a matric Exception
subjects: Mathematics and Physical Science
Recommended subjects: Biology
For a bachelor’s degree course in Veterinary Science.
A prospective student as well as the qualified therapist must register with the Interim Medical and Dental Council of South Africa. The Occupational Therapy Association of South Africa promotes the interests of the profession.
What natural skills and/or aptitudes do I need for this occupation?
an aptitude and interest in the biological sciences
Respect animals and have an ability to work with them
Have good observation skills
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Relevant Contact Details
Animal Theory Behaviour Consultants of Southern Africa
Career Progress and Path
Experience in specific field
Do presentations, seminars, publish articles, etc.
Possible Career Paths
career in the specific field
Not very stable
Reasons to consider this career
I can be of service
I am very interested in a specific subject or field
I can apply my special skills
I like to work with animals