Episode #34

It’s no secret that good veterinary care is vital to the health and wellbeing of Zoo animals. But what you may not know is how much time and effort is spent on preventative medicine. On this episode of Off Exhibit meet Associate Veternarian Dr. Christy Rettenmund and learn about the extensive programs helping treat animals long before they show any signs of sickness. It’s a special behind-the-scenes look at what happens in a typical wild day as a Zoo veterinarian. Plus, learn what how Zoo vets become Zoo vets if you or anyone you know has an interest in pursuing veterinary medicine as a career. Discover the training and the on-the-job learning that’s needed to provide the best in animal care.

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Off Exhibit is a podcast featuring in-depth discussions with animal professionals and wildlife experts from behind-the-scenes at the Maryland Zoo. Subscribe via iTunes, Android, or RSS. New episodes uploaded on Wednesdays.