That’s Farming’s version of why you should date a vet…
- They help to bring new life into the world in the form of calves, lambs and piglets;
- They are not afraid of hard work;
- They are trustworthy – They keep their word;
- They are passionate about their line of work and have an unrivalled interest in livestock – their expertise will be a valuable asset on your farm;
- They are exceptionally intelligent – completing a veterinary medicine degree is not a walk in the park;
- Things will never become repetitive or monotonous – veterinary never fails to spring surprises;
- They help to save lives and ease pain;
- They are not afraid of hardships or lows;
- They are reliable and patient – nothing baffles them as they work in what can be highly stressful and often difficult environments;
- They have thick skins – They deal with any amount of issues of all types and have a high tolerance for blood, sweat, tears, drool and mud;
- They are exceptionally talented and wear many hats – a doctor, nurse, pharmacist, surgeon and radiologist in one;
- Dates will never become repetitive or monotonous – not if they bring you on-call anyway!
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- You become their unofficial vet assistant – particuarly for on-call mid-week nights and weekends
- Your washing machine will be on overdrive – scrubs or no scrubs!
- You get to know their clients as well as they do;
- You are on a first-name basis with their work colleagues – fellow vets, vet nurses, support staff, office administrators and sales reps;
- Weekends away after often replaced by weekends on call – particuarly during the throws of lambing and calving season;
- There is no clocking out at 5 pm/6 pm – especially when on-call;
- They work long, difficult and unpredictable hours.
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