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Subject: Re: Marine Biology as a career Date: 1/18/2014 2:23 PM
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Vets tell you that the money is in the small animals business in big cities. But usually you must own the shop to make a good living, and often it is like medical practices. You work for a shop as an employee and then buy out the owner when he/she retires.

Hanging out a shingle and building a successful vet office from scratch takes lots of patience. And capital to live on. You are fighting for market share in an extremely competitive saturated business.

The large animal vet business is quite different. You are a member of the community and if there are no other vets around you can do ok. But most farmers now make a living from grain farming. Large animals are mostly a hobby. Or the big guys may very well hire their own vets.
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