Dolly asked in Science & MathematicsZoology · 2 months ago

Can I be a large animal vet if I am small??

I am about 5’4” and 130 lbs can I become a large animal veterinarian???

3 Answers

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Yes. You will have assistants and they do not have to be physically strong. A tranquilizer can sedate a large animal while you work on it. In many cases the animal you work on are tame and the procedure is painless so you may not even need to use a tranquilizer. Elephants, for example, can be trained to submit to routine physical exams. 

  • 2 months ago

    Get a strong assistant to help you. Most of the time you can rely on restraints if they are needed. It also helps if you are smarter than your patients.

  • 2 months ago

    That is totally up to you. If you want it, go for it.

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