Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary science or veterinary medicine is a specialized field of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, control and prevention of the diseases of both domestic and wild animals. This medical field in particular deals with the prevention of diseases from animals to humans.

This field also deals with animal rearing, breeding, husbandry, nutrition and even research. There is a huge scope of this field as it covers both domestic and wild animals. 

Types of Doctors in Veterinary Medicine

The specialists in the field of veterinary medicine are known as veterinary specialists, vet doctors, veterinary physicians, doctors of veterinary medicine, animal doctors, animal specialists, veterinarians, veterinary surgeons, dangar doctors and ڈنگر ڈاکٹر.

They are responsible for diagnosing, treating, preventing and controlling diseases of animals (domestic and wild both). 

Types of Veterinarian

 5 major specialities of veterinary doctors are:

  • Companion Animal Veterinarians-These are more like primary care veterinary physicians who treat diseases, wounds, illnesses, prescribe medication, administer vaccines and even perform surgery.
  • Veterinary Specialists- These are specialist doctors who are experts in a specific field of veterinary medicine and have specialized expertise. These doctors specialise in a particular group of animals such as dogs, cats, poultry or even wildlife. 
  • Food Animal Veterinarians- These doctors deal with the animals which are raised for human consumption.
  • Food Safety and Inspection Veterinarians- These veterinarians are experts who are responsible for inspecting products of livestock and animals and can even maintain sanitary conditions.
  • Research Veterinarians- These veterinary doctors are experts who conduct research in the field of veterinary medicine. 

Apart from the aforementioned specialists, veterinary workers also include para veterinary workers and allied professionals as well. Veterinary medicine is mainly practised by veterinary doctors, veterinary surgeons or vets. But, other veterinary workers such as nurses and even technicians. 

When to Consult a Veterinary Doctor?

If your pet animal or livestock animal is suffering from any illnesses, injury or any other health concern, you should take them to a vet. Unlike humans, animals can’t talk so they need to be treated urgently.  

From consultation to treatment, your veterinary doctor will help you in drafting the customized treatment plan as per your condition.

Veterinary Medicine| Services and Treatments by Vet Doctors

Some of the common services and treatment by a vet include:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of diseases
  • Livestock consultancy
  • Prevention and control of animal diseases
  • Pet emergency care
  • Animal breeding
  • Animal husbandry
  • Surgery on animals
  • Vaccination

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Veterinary Doctors in Pakistan are licensed medical healthcare practitioners who are responsible for treating animals. They make sure that both domestic animals and wild animals are treated properly and their sanitary conditions are maintained properly.

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Frequently Asked Questions
What is Veterinary Medicine?

Veterinary science or veterinary medicine is a field of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, control and prevention of the diseases of both domestic and wild animals.

When should you visit a Veterinary Doctor?

If your pet animal or livestock animal is suffering from any illnesses, injury or any other health concern, you should take them to a vet. Unlike humans, animals can’t talk so they need to be treated urgently.

Is Veterinary Medicine difficult?

Veterinary medicine or veterinary science is a hard job. Not only in the case of academics but the physical demand of the job and especially dealing with the animals.

Can a vet perform surgery?

Yes, a licensed vet can perform surgery on pets and other animals when needed. But, for surgical procedures, a vet needs advanced training and experience in surgery.

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