Types of Veterinary Medicine

Where do they work?

What species do they work with?

Academia

Army

Corporate/ industry

Government

Private practice

Private Consulting

Public policy

Public health

Research 

Aquatics

Avian

Cattle

Equine

Exotics

Laboratory Animals

Poultry

Small animal

Small ruminants

Zoo medicine

Wildlife 

What do they focus on?

Anesthesiology
Animal behavior
Animal welfare
Birds (pet and ornamental)
Bovine
Canine
Cardiology
Clinical pathology
Clinical pharmacology
Dentistry
Dermatology 
Diagnostics

Equine
Emergency and critical care 
Forensic veterinary
Feline
Veterinary immunology
Internal medicine
Laboratory animal medicine
Microbiology 
Neurology and neurosurgery 
Nutrition
Oncology 
Ophthalmology
Orthopedics

Parasitology
Pathology
Porcine
Poultry
Preventive medicine
Reptile and amphibian
Shelter medicine
Sports medicine
Surgery
Theriogenology
Toxicology
Zoological medicine


Professional veterinary organizations

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