Veterinarian (3114)

Veterinarians prevent, diagnose and treat diseases and disorders in animals and advise clients on the feeding, hygiene, housing and general care of animals. Veterinarians work in private practice or may be employed by animal clinics, farms, laboratories, government or industry. (National Occupational Classification)

Occupational Profile

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Education

The University of Manitoba does not offer training in Veterinary Medicine, but does offer pre-requisite courses and educational pathways for students applying to veterinary colleges.  Please view the links below for information on U of M courses and programs and veterinary schools in North America.

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Pre-Vet Studies - U of M Faculty and Department Homepages
Visit the faculty and department homepage to learn about program application deadlines and processes, as well as additional in-house resources and opportunities.

Exploring Veterinary Medicine Education Options

Information for foreign-trained Veterinarians - Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials 

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Date modified: March 8, 2018