Most avian veterinarians focus on either companion bird practice (i.e. parrots and songbirds) or poultry production practice (chickens, turkeys, etc). It is also possible to focus on the care and treatment of birds of prey or other native species as an avian wildlife veterinarian.
VETERINARY PRACTICE GUIDELINES 2018 AAHA Diabetes Management Guidelines for Dogs and Cats* Ellen Behrend, VMD, PhD, DACVIM, Amy Holford, VMD, DACVIMy, Patty Lathan, VMD, DACVIM, Renee Rucinsky, DVM, DABVPy, Rhonda Schulman, DVM, DACVIM ABSTRACT Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a common disease en countered in canine and feline medicine.
According to statistics from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), more than 75% of vets work in private practice. Equine veterinarians in private practice may either work from their vehicle (making farm visits) or in an equine veterinary clinic.
Some exotic pets are growing in popularity (eg, sugar gliders, hedgehogs), while others (eg, ferrets) have been documented as decreasing. 4 Clients occasionally present other more unusual mammals, such as various fox species, exotic cats, and exotic cat hybrids.
Established by the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) and the International Society for Feline Medicine (ISFM), the Cat Friendly Practice® program is a global initiative designed to elevate care for cats by reducing the stress for the cat, caregiver, and also the entire veterinary team.
To summarize, a livestock veterinarian makes a living by traveling to farms to look after the health of horses or food animals. In order to practice, they must complete a DVM degree, specialize in livestock, and pass the North American Veterinary Licensing Exam.