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Orlando Aca 115

  1. 1. Presented By: Orlando Locklear Veterinary Medicine
  2. 2. Nature of Work <ul><li>Veterinarians care for the health of pets, livestock, and animals in zoos, racetracks, and laboratories. </li></ul><ul><li>They use their skills to also protect humans against diseases carried by animals. </li></ul><ul><li>Vets diagnose animal health problems. </li></ul><ul><li>Most vets work in private-practice offices. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Working Conditions <ul><li>Vets often work long hours in a noisy indoor environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Veterinarians work with animals that might be frightened or in pain, vets risk being bitten, scratched, or kicked. </li></ul><ul><li>Vets in large-animal practices spend time driving between farms, their offices, and ranches. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Training and/or Education <ul><li>Veterinarians must obtain a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree and a State license. </li></ul><ul><li>There are 28 colleges in 26 States that meet accreditation standards set by the Council on Education of the Veterinary Medical Association, better known as the AVMA. </li></ul><ul><li>NC State is one of the best colleges of Veterinary Medicine in the United States. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Salary and Benefits <ul><li>Median annual earnings of vets were $71,990 in May 2006. </li></ul><ul><li>Middle 50% earned $56,450-$94,880. </li></ul><ul><li>The lowest 10% earned less than $43,530 while the highest 10% earned more than $133,150. </li></ul><ul><li>Federal Government Vets earned $84,335 in 2007. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Job Outlook <ul><li>Employment is expected to increase 35% over the 2006-2016 decade. </li></ul><ul><li>Vets usually practice in animal hospitals or clinics and care primarily for companion animals, or what we call pets. </li></ul><ul><li>Recent trends indicate a strong interest in cats among pet owners. </li></ul><ul><li>Many pet owners consider their pets as part of the family. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Dr.Curt Locklear Jr. </li></ul><ul><li>Job Site: Southeastern Veterinary Hospital </li></ul><ul><li>State: North Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>City: Lumberton </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Dr. Curt Locklear Jr. grew up in Pembroke and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. He then earned his doctorate degree form Tuskegee University of Veterinary Medicine in Georgia. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Pictures <ul><li>The life in the day of a </li></ul><ul><li>Veterinarian </li></ul>
  10. 10. An emergency C-Section, first hand
  11. 32. <ul><li>A female cat being spayed </li></ul>
  12. 39. <ul><li>Any Question or comments? </li></ul><ul><li>Feel free to ask! </li></ul>

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