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  • Private Clinical Practice Veterinarians promote healthy and
    efficient food animal production, prevent disease, improve comfort, and
    contribute to environment sustainability on farms and ranches.
  • Corporate Clinical Practice Veterinarians lead teams to assure
    herd health and production efficiency for integrated production systems,
    including the world's largest producers and processors of beef, pork, and
  • Public Clinical Practice Veterinarians investigate disease
    outbreaks in people, domestic animals, and wildlife around the world to
    protect the lives and livelihood of communities and countries
  • Education Veterinarians educate those who protect animal
    health, relieve animal suffering, conserve animal resources, promote
    public health, and advance medical knowledge.
  • Research Veterinarians explore new ways to prevent disease,
    discover new and emerging bacteria and viruses, and understand health and
    disease at the basic molecular level of all animals.
  • Public Health Veterinarians work with transdisciplinary teams
    to oversee food safety, design surveillance systems, protect occupational
    health, and coordinated local, national, and international program
  • Uniformed Services Veterinarians protect the United States
    from bioterrorism, ensure environmental health, and conduct biomedical
    research and development.
  • Countless Other Activities Veterinarians work in zoos,
    diagnostic laboratories, wild parks, aerospace medicine, animal shelters,
    animal-assisted therapy programs, ecosystem health, and many other fields.

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