Question about Professional Skills for missionaries:
"Can I use a veterinary degree in missions?"
I would also strongly urge you to consider coming to the Urbana Convention. There you will be able to ask your questions to a incredibly large number of agencies, large and small, about your particular interest in animals.
Editor's note: also browse MissionFinder for links to veterinary agencies.
I am a veterinarian and worked in Ethiopia in community development. Treating cattle and helping them plant grasses for their cattle allowed people to have strong healthy animals to plow their fields so that they could plant crops to feed their family and sell for an income. Others have trained nationals to treat their own animals, or taught in veterinary medical classes. Some even work in small animal clinics in cities.
I currently work with Christian Veterinary Mission and they send veterinarians both for long-term service and also short-term service. SIM is another missions agency that I've partnered with that does a great job using veterinarians in missions.
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