Animal health medical practitioners are known as veterinarian. 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. The veterinarians undergo formal education and earn the doctor title on completion of their course. Veterinarians deal with both physical and psychological health defects of animals. They are also experts in diagnosis of animal diseases. Veterinarians also carry out medical procedures on the sick animals. They also offer injury treatment to animals. Treatment aftermath of animals is accompanied by care which is given to animals by the animal doctors. The care offered to animals include nutritional care and physical exercise suitable for the stability of the animal’s health. Bathing and cleaning of animal fur and skin can also be done by the vets at the request of a client. They use special detergents and soaps that are manufactured for veterinary purposes. Vets clean animals using special brushes that are gentle enough for the skins and fur of animals. Vets are expected to ask for the medical history of the sick animals from the owner to help in determining the possible cause of current ailments.
Physical observation is very key to vets in attempts to determine the disease ailing the animal. Diagnosis process also involves medical tests in veterinary labs. Vets give prescriptions and medicines are administered to the animal where the owners or the vets administer and observe the intake of drugs. Vets are also mandated to recommend the suitable animal feeds that enhance healthy lifestyle of the animal. 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. Owners of sick animals seek diagnosis and prescription for their animals by visiting the vet clinics. Some animals cannot be taken to the vet clinics and the vets have to travel to the farms to treat the animals.
Emergencies happen and veterinarians should be ready to travel with their tools to the area of the emergency. Bone fractures and moments of bearing young ones are the animal emergencies that can happen. Animals in the parks can be tamed and treated by veterinarians. Licensing of the animal doctors is essential to allow them handle animal health.