A puppy being checked by a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.
- The course of study takes four years of college, four years of veterinary school with the final year involving a great deal of clinical experience. The student may also have postgraduate work if they select an exotic animal specialty.
- The veterinarian curriculum covers anatomy, and a number of fields that will be useful in diagnosis and treatment of patients in the future including: pathology, microbiology, histology, physiology and pharmacology.
- As of 2010, there are only 28 licensed veterinary schools in the US. Due to the small number of schools, admission to veterinary school is very competitive.
DVM is defined as an abbreviation for the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.
Facts About the DVM
An example of a DVM is the typical degree awarded to a vet.
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- VPI was founded over twenty-seven years ago by Dr. Jack Stephens, DVM, and still employs a team of veterinarians working throughout the company to maintain the focus on helping owners provide their pets with the care they need.
- If you're one of the fortunate ones, you'll spend an additional four years learning about every aspect of animal care as you earn your Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM).
- This new book is written by Jan Allegretti and Dr. Katy Sommers, DVM and is called The Complete Holistic Dog Book.
- Wendy wrote this book in conjuction with Dr. Kevin Schlanger, DVM.