Veterinarians have multiple specialties that may require additional training. It’s more work, but for a specialist, pursuing something they’re passionate about is well worth the effort.
Anesthesia – Involves managing the pain of an animal and minimizing risks during a surgery.
Behavioral – These specialists use their knowledge of medical and behavioral issues to come up with a treatment plan.
Clinical Pharmacology – They research and regulate drugs based on proper usage and medicine interaction to ensure animals receive safe treatment.
Dermatology – Dermatologists deal with different types of skin diseases animals experience and identifies the root of the problem.
Internal Medicine – These specialists are trained to treat complicated or uncommon diseases. they can also specialize in the following: Cardiology, Oncology, Neurology, Small animal internal medicine, and large animal internal medicine.
Microbiology – They develop safe treatments for infectious animal diseases through research on bacteria and other harmful microorganisms.
Nutrition – They manage animals’ diets by developing nutrition plans to improve their patients’ health.
Ophthalmology – The eye specialists of the animal world, they treat eye diseases and help prevent further issues.
Preventive Medicine – These specialists work to control and prevent harmful diseases that can affect both humans and animals.
Sports Medicine – They rehabilitate injured animals, usually athletic or a sports champion, to normal functionality and health.
Surgery – Veterinary surgeons handle particularly difficult or risky surgeries, and can utilize specialized equipment or facilities.
Zoology Medicine – Zoo veterinarians care for the wildlife, whether in a protected environment or natural habitat. They also play an important role in conservation.