California Veterinary School Websites

University of California Davis

Western University

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Pre-Veterinary

Veterinarians are doctors to small, large, and exotic animals including farm and wild animals.  However most veterinarians, about 80%, work with pets; a smaller percentage work as researchers, livestock inspectors, or in food security. In addition to working in private or group practices, veterinarians are also employed by universities, medical schools, private industry, and government agencies  (Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11).

The links below provide an overview of veterinarian careers, the AVMA, and veterinary medicine colleges.