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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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