#AskAziza

Should I Major in Pre-Vet or Animal Science?

Should I Major in Pre-Vet or Animal Science?

First, Cornell has a program for high school students called the Veterinary Explorations Program. It also has a Pre-Vet quarterly newsletter that offers advice and tips for students who are preparing for a future application. I am not knowledgeable about the programs UC Davis has for high school students. I have been told Texas A&M has a robust training program for high school and undergrad students who want to attend their vet school.

Next, I would not place emphasis on applying to an undergraduate program just because they have a vet program you would like to attend. The reason?...

How Did You Cope with the Loss of an Animal?

How Did You Cope with the Loss of an Animal?

First, I hope you and your client’s family are doing okay. Unfortunately, euthanasia is a common service veterinarians have to provide. I have not directly performed the euthanasia procedure to a patient, but I have been in the exam room, barn stall, and on the farm with the patient and clients during the process.

My first euthanasia experience was very emotional for me...