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Veterinarians prevent, diagnose and treat diseases and disorders in animals and advise clients on the feeding, hygiene, housing and general care of animals. Veterinarians work in private practice or may be employed by animal clinics and laboratories, government or industry.
small animal veterinary specialist, veterinarian, veterinary inspector, veterinary pathologist, veterinary physiologist, zoo veterinarian.
- Diagnose diseases or abnormal conditions in animals through physical examinations or laboratory tests
- Treat sick or injured animals by prescribing medication, setting bones, dressing wounds or performing surgery
- Perform routine, emergency and post-mortem examinations
- Inoculate animals to prevent diseases
- Provide obstetrical and dental services
- Advise clients on feeding, housing, breeding, hygiene and general care of animals
- Provide euthanasia services
- May supervise animal health technologists and animal care workers
- May be responsible for overall operation of animal hospital, clinic or mobile service to farms
- May conduct veterinary research
- May enforce government regulations in disease control and food production including animal or animal-based food inspection.
Outlook & Prospects for Veterinarians in Kingston - Pembroke Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 18 - Nov 22, 2013
- A new Boston Pizza opened in Trenton, employing 65 staff
- HDT Expeditionary Systems Inc. was awarded a $3.5M contract to build deployable, climate-controlled shelters for the Canadian Armed Forces, creating eight new jobs in Belleville and a total of 23 across Ontario
- Hastings-Quinte Emergency Medical Services announced it will recruit 10 part-time paramedics
- Construction is expected to begin in spring 2014 on a water treatment plant in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory and should be completed by the end of 2015
- Sigma Stretch Film of Canada Co., a manufacturer of stretch films located in Belleville, will receive funding to install a new production line, creating 10 new jobs and retaining 123 existing positions
- Construction is expected to start shortly on a new $7.4M fire hall in Belleville
- Construction started on a new ambulance station, located on Robertsville Road in the county of Frontenac and is expected to be completed in March 2014
- Benson Auto Parts received approval to build a new retail store in Petawawa, with construction expected to begin in spring 2014
- Work is expected to begin early next year on a $1.9M reconstruction project of Deseronto Road in Hastings County
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