Veterinarians are required to earn a DVM, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, to practice in the U.S., but certifications are voluntary. Veterinarians choose to add certifications when specializing in certain fields, such as ... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

Students wishing to obtain a doctor of veterinary medicine degree must complete a four-year undergraduate degree and a four-year doctoral degree. Many of the specializations within a doctor of veterinary medicine degree ... More »

Become a veterinarian by taking the right undergraduate classes, keeping up a good GPA, volunteering with a veterinarian and getting letters of recommendation from professors. Taking the GRE, applying to veterinary schoo... More » Business & Finance Careers Career Aspirations

Any from of Tylenol can lead to liver failure, kidney damage, and compromise a dog's oxygen respiration rate, according to Jennifer Coates, DVM for PetMD. Pet owners are strongly advised against giving their dogs any ove... More »

Symptoms of canine lymphoma include unusually large lymph nodes that feel hard and rubbery, swelling in the face, swelling in the legs, lethargy, lack of appetite and weight loss, according to Purdue University College o... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

Canine Addison's disease, or hypoadrenocorticism, manifests with symptoms such as a lack of appetite, increased thirst and urine production, depression, and weakness, explains the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washin... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

Though diabetes cannot be cured, the condition can be managed, and with proper care, diabetic cats can be healthy and live for many years, explains Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. Without proper treatm... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health