1. allula37

    Exotics Rotation at Texas A&M

    Hey guys, I am investigating some externship opportunities and was wondering if any TAMU students could let me know what the exotics and zoo rotation is like in terms of case load, how time is spent, etc. Any info is appreciated. Thanks!
  2. rjmacready

    Grad School Before Vet School: What Are You Majoring In?

    Hi all, I still have a year and a half left of undergrad (getting a B.S. in Zoology) and my GPA has been hovering right around 3.00 for the past year (mainly because I suck at math and physics), so I am strongly considering getting a masters or PhD in something to bump my GPA up before...
  3. jpwil100

    Internship Help: Utica Zoo Internship veterinary or animal husbandry?

    Hi everyone! I was wondering what everyone thought opinion wise either that have been at the Utica Zoo Veterinary internship or have opinions based on the description provided. I have accepted the internship, but I am able to switch into an animal husbandry department if I do not think the...
  4. MissRPB

    Zoo and Small Animal Internships

    Any current or past interns from U of T's Zoo and Small Animal Medicine and Surgery internship on SDN? I'm curious about your experience. I'm going to be applying for internships for the 2018-2019 year and am just trying to get my ducks in a row and figure out where I want to visit. If anyone...
  5. J

    Rough Semester

    So this semester I took a heavier load than I had in my first 2 semesters. My classes include Evolutionary Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Organic Chem, and Zoology. My cGPA currently sits at a 3.4, but this semester isn't looking pretty. As of right now I have an B+ in Evolution, a C in...
  6. M

    Help picking major!!

    Hi!! I'm still in high school, but I know I want to pursue a career with animals. I'm not sure if I should become a zoo veterinarian or a wildlife biologist. I know they're both very different careers, and since I was little I've wanted to be a zoo vet, however now that I'm getting older I want...
  7. FindingGerald

    Efficient timeline for Zoo Medicine?

    Hi, I'm new to the boards here and am an aspiring Zoo Veterinarian, basically I would love to work with exotic animals, preferably mammals and marsupials, in a Zoo setting or something like SeaWorld if I was to go into the marine mammals area. That's my primary goal - though I'm open to other...
  8. LydiaC

    Zoo volunteers

    I am considering looking into volunteering at the Dallas Zoo. However, they require a one-year commitment, so I want to make sure I know what I'm getting into. Have any of you ever volunteered at a zoo? What were your responsibilities? What did you like about it, what did you dislike? How was...
  9. G

    Masters programs/Post Bacc that look good for vet school application?

    Hello, Backgroud: I am going into my last year of college and trying to apply for my next academic step. Currently, I have four years of laboratory research experience dealing with ticks, PCR, and protein expression. However, I would like to pursue a career in wildlife medicine. I am going to...
  10. P

    Summer b4 vet school - Zoo interest

    Hi all. I'm starting vet school in the Fall and am trying to figure out what to do this summer. It's a short summer and I will likely only have about 1.5 months free after my college graduation. I'm interested in zoo medicine and although it's a very challenging path, I am determined to give it...