Career Opportunities for the DVM

Career opportunities for veterinarians abound and go well beyond the companion animal health care provider that comes initially to mind. Veterinarians provide medical care for companion animals, food- and fiber-producing animals, horses, exotic animals, captive aquatic animals, wildlife species and laboratory research animals. In addition to primary clinical care, veterinarians engage in biomedical research and pathology and participate in protection of the public health both in the United States and abroad. It is truly a diverse profession.