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Welcome to the world of veterinary medicine, where your passion for animals meets the art and science of healing. As a veterinarian, you’ll embark on a fulfilling journey of preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and disorders in animals, all while providing invaluable guidance to their human companions. Your role extends beyond the clinic walls, encompassing advice on feeding, hygiene, housing, and overall animal care.

Why Choose Veterinary Medicine?

Venture into this field, and you’ll discover a myriad of benefits. Not only do you get to make a tangible difference in the lives of animals and their owners, but you also enjoy a dynamic work environment filled with challenges and opportunities for growth. In terms of salary, veterinarians in the United States typically earn between $60,000 to $150,000 annually, depending on factors such as location, experience, and specialization.

Opportunities for Growth and Advancement

As a veterinarian, your career trajectory is limited only by your imagination and dedication.

You can specialize in various areas such as surgery, dentistry, or exotic animal care, broadening your skill set and increasing your marketability. Additionally, there are opportunities to advance into leadership roles, whether it’s managing your own practice, leading research initiatives, or influencing government policies related to animal welfare.

The Entrepreneurial Edge

Imagine the thrill of running your own veterinary practice—a hub of healing and compassion tailored to your vision. By becoming an entrepreneur in the field of veterinary medicine, you gain autonomy, flexibility, and the chance to build lasting relationships with clients and their furry companions. Moreover, as a business owner, you have the potential to significantly increase your earning potential and shape the direction of your career.

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Our Veterinary Advisory Board

Dr. Miles Johnson

Miles and his wife Brenda were the owners of Turtleford Veterinary Clinic for over 30 years. Miles graduated from Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 1980. He came to Turtleford shortly after graduation and has been enjoying mixed animal practice ever since. In 2013 he was named to the council of the Saskatchewan Veterinary Medical Association.  Miles is well known in the community for always being calm and straight forward no matter the situation and for his skill and interest in bovine medicine as well as wildlife medicine.

Miles has experience with the following:

Farm Animals: Cattle, Chickens, Donkeys, Ducks, Geese, Goats, Hogs, Horses, Mules, Pigs, Sheep and Turkeys.

Pets: Birds, Cats, Dogs, Fish, Guinea Pigs and Rabbits.

Wildlife: Alpacas, Antelope, Badgers, Bear, Beavers, Bison, Buffalo, Coyotes, Deer, Elk, Foxes, Grouse, Guinea Fowl, Hawks, Muskrats, Owls, Peacocks, Pheasants, Porcupines, Prairie Chicken, Racoons, Skunks, Snakes, Squirrels, Wild Turkeys and Wolves

Dr. Rocio Villalobos

Dr. Rocío Villalobos (DVM) is a registered Veterinary Surgeon who specializes in animals, particularly farm animals such as cattle, chickens, goats, hogs, horses, mules, pigs, and sheep.

Her expertise includes pain management in small animals and nutrition. Since 2013, she has operated a private veterinary practice where she provides consultations for a variety of animals including snakes, iguanas, and turtles.

Experience:

Dr. Villalobos has always had a profound interest in small, large, and exotic animals. She has practiced veterinary medicine in a private clinic for over five years, conducting daily consultations for small animals and exotic pets.

Education:

Dr. Villalobos received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Zulia in 2012. She is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Animal Reproduction.