Whether working as an independent veterinarian or as a salaried employee, in a small organization, a large group, a start-up or a laboratory, in the administration, in the city, the countryside or abroad, the veterinary profession offers a wide range of opportunities and a wide variety of working conditions.
Veterinarians care for the animals entrusted to their care, whatever the species. These are often pets, livestock or production animals, but also equines, exotic animals or wildlife.
In rural areas, he or she provides day-to-day support and advice to livestock farmers, helping to maintain our country's high level of health safety against animal epidemics and zoonoses.
He or she works closely with the food industry to guarantee public health and French food sovereignty.
Preserving biodiversity and the health of ecosystems can also be part of their mission.
Veterinarians are involved in human health.
They are involved in population medicine and public health.
Research and teaching are also possible outlets.