Trained medical professional who are concerned with the health of animals are known as veterinarians. Animal doctors is another name that can be used to refer to the veterinarian. They are equipped with knowledge concerning the animal anatomy, diseases and health disorders. Just like medical doctors who deal with human beings go for training, so do the animal doctors. An animal doctor has to undergo the formal education offered in order to be called doctor. Veterinarians are equipped to deal with both physical and psychological medical disorders in animals. Veterinarians are skilled in the science of diagnosing diseases that affect animals. Sick animals that require surgery also go through the hands of the veterinarians for the procedures. They also offer injury treatment to animals. Treatment aftermath of animals is accompanied by care which is given to animals by the animal doctors. An animal’s health is reinstated and stabilized during the aftercare session which includes nutritional care and physical exercise. Bathing and cleaning of animal fur and skin can also be done by the vets at the request of a client. Animals are cleaned using the soaps and detergents manufactured for that specific use. The scrubbing brushes used by vets while cleaning animals are soft and gentle to the skins and fur of the animals. Medical history of sick animals is very essential in the determination of the disease of the animal and thus should be provided by the animal owner during every visit to the vet.
Animals are not verbal and should only be observed physically to help the vet figure out the disease or defect on the animal. Diagnosis process also involves medical tests in veterinary labs. Prescriptions are then given and medicines offered for consumption by the sick animal under the observance of the owner or the vet. Healthy living of animals is encouraged by vets when they give nutritional advice and recommendations to the pet owners. Finding the correct animal feed in the shops can be difficult and the vets makes the process easier by stocking these feeds and selling them to clients. Veterinarians work from vet clinics which are well equipped with the necessary tools and machinery for veterinary practices. Clients with sick animals visit the vet clinics to receive medical diagnosis and prescriptions. Veterinarians have to travel to the location of the sick animals to treat them in the case where animals are unable to be taken to the vet clinic.
They are, therefore, required to be mobile and have their tools ready for emergencies. Giving birth to young ones and bone fractures are some of the animal emergencies that can happen. The services of the animal doctors can be needed in the animal parks when animals get wild or sick. The vets have to obtain licenses to help them handle animal health concerns.