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Job Description: 

Veterinarians diagnose, prevent and treat diseases, injuries and dysfunctions of animals. They may provide care to a wide range of animals or specialize in the treatment of a particular animal group or in a particular specialty area, or provide professional services to commercial firms producing biological and pharmaceutical products.


Tasks include

  • determining the presence and nature of abnormal conditions by physical examination, laboratory testing and through diagnostic imaging techniques including radiography and ultrasound
  • treating animals medically and surgically, and administering and prescribing drugs, analgesics, and general and local and aesthetics
  • performing surgery, dressing wounds and setting broken bones
  • rendering obstetric and dental services to animals
  • participating in programs designed to prevent the occurrence and spread of animal diseases
  • inoculating animals against, and testing for, infectious diseases and notifying authorities of outbreaks of infectious animal diseases
  • performing autopsies to determine cause of death
  • advising clients on health, nutrition and feeding, hygiene, breeding and care of animals
  • providing euthanasia services for animals.
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Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2076