America's Favorite Veterinarian contest honors and recognizes those entrusted to preserve and protect the health and well-being of pets as well as celebrating the special relationships pet owners share with their veterinarians. Veterinarians do more than just help our sick pets. They play a pivotal role in society as medical professionals in research labs, in public health and agriculture, and in government services and academia. Veterinarians are truly animal lovers just like we are, and they understand the prized place animals hold in our homes and hearts.
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Veterinarians play a critical role in food safety - from the farm to the family table by:
Six out of seven Center of Disease Control and Prevention Critical Biological Agents "Category A" diseases are diseases common to both animals and humans. Because of this, there is an acute need for veterinarians in the public health workforce. They play an important role in:
In the United States there are 30 colleges of veterinary medicine that graduate over 2,600 veterinarians annually. Veterinary college/school faculty members: