There are many poorly treated and abused animals that come into the office. The optics are very depressing and vets have a high rate of suicide. Their love for animals exposes them to the worst of humanity.
Even further, becoming a vet is as selective as med school, sometimes more so. Becoming credentialed requires sacrifice, intelligence, work ethic, and debt. Yet quite often, vets don’t get the respect they deserve.
Also, they get bit and scratched.
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