A Veterinarian is a professional who practices veterinary medicine; by doing so, they protect the health and welfare of animals and humans. They treat diseases, disorders, and injuries in non-human animals. Veterinarians educate animal owners in proper care for small and large animals. Veterinarians make an impact through clinical work (general and specialty), research, food safety, epidemiology, and public health, to name a few career choices.

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Jennifer Robichaud

Associate Teaching Professor
University of Notre Dame
Department of Biological Science
210 Jordan Science Learning Center
Notre Dame, IN  46556
Phone: 574-631-8135


Job Market: The projected percent change in employment from 2020 to 2030. The average growth rate is 17% (Much faster than average).

Base Salary: $99,250 per year $47.72 per hour