Dr. Odeh Shares His Vet School Experience in Makurdi

CHOOSING VETERINARY MEDICINE My journey into vet medicine can best be described as destiny or divine arrangement. Though I resided in Northeast Nigeria where 80% of every household have at least one type of livestock with the royal families having horses and donkeys, it never occurred to me that I will one day have something…

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A Behind-the-Scenes look at Veterinary Residency in Nigeria with Dr. Bolu Sarumoh

MY MEMBERSHIP EXPERIENCE Back in 2012, I heard about the Membership programme and at first I was really excited because I wasn't aware of a residency programme available for vets up until that time. Then, when I found out about it, there were about 4 different specialities: Pathology; Medicine; Surgery and Public Health. Each university was…

Is Veterinary Practice Lucrative in Nigeria? || Dr. Adah Ogwuche Answers This All Important Question and More!

Who is a veterinarian and what does it take to be one?  A veterinarian spends 6 years in the university to attain that title. 100 level is basically made up of basic science courses of physics, chemistry and biology- zoology or botany. Subsequent levels see them study anatomy, physiology, bacteriology, virology, immunology, entomology, protozoology, helminthology,…

Want to be a Vet? – Know the 12 (+1) Vet Schools in Nigeria

I have a 10 year old cousin who dreams of becoming a veterinarian when he grows up. A noble dream, I must say. Have you always (or only more recently decided you) wanted to become a veterinarian? Do you long for the time you can add the suffix- DVM, to your name? Then while Veterinary medicine is not…