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Veterinary Work

Veterinary surgeons diagnose and treat animals with diseases or injuries, and give advice on the hygiene, health and welfare of domestic pets and farm animals. 

Veterinary nurses help veterinary surgeons in the examination, care and treatment of animals. 

Zookeepers look after animals in zoos


For further information please see:

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons  

Belgravia House   62 - 64 Horseferry Road   London   SW1P 2AF
Tel:  020 7222 2001     Fax: Tel:  020 7222 2004     Email: admin@rcvs.org.uk
Website:  www.rcvs.org.uk - Choose visitors then choose from veterinary careers

General information on Northern Ireland based careers can be found on www.careersserviceni.com - Choose explore careers.

Veterinary courses are available at a number of higher education institutions.  Please see the UCAS site www.ucas.ac.uk for more information - Choose students then courses.


Other Useful Websites:

British Veterinary Nursing Associationwww.bvna.org.uk - Choose visitors then careers
Local Government Careerswww.lgcareers.com - Key in veterinary to career description search
Zoological Society of Londonwww.zsl.org - Choose discovery and learning then careers and courses