Words matter. These are the best Veterinarian Quotes from famous people such as Amy Hempel, Paris Hilton, Ireland Baldwin, Tracy Chapman, Whitney Houston, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I wanted to be a veterinarian, but slipped up when I hit organic chemistry.
First I wanted to be a veterinarian. And then I realized you had to give them shots to put them to sleep, so I decided I’d just buy a bunch of animals and have them in my house instead.
When I was young, I’d fight everyone who insisted I’d be an actress. I’d say, ‘No way. I’m going to be a veterinarian. I’m going to work at Wetzel’s Pretzels.’
I dressed up as a veterinarian for a Halloween costume party. I had the lab coat. I got a couple of stuffed animals for patients and put bandages on them.
I wanted to be a teacher. I love children, so I wanted to deal with children. Then I wanted to be a veterinarian. But by the age of ten or eleven, when I opened my mouth and said, ‘Oh, God, what’s this?’ I kind of knew teaching and being a veterinarian were gonna have to wait.
In my early teen years, I wanted to become a vet. That was my plan. I worked as a veterinarian’s assistant for a couple of summers.
I think the expectation of me was that I’d grow up, get married, have a family, probably not even have a job outside the home. I had bold notions sometime in my childhood that I wanted to be veterinarian… I wasn’t sure I’d ever do it.
My mom was a rescue veterinarian, and I grew up helping her nurse injured animals back to health. Any deer hit by a car, fox caught in a trap, whatever it was that got hurt, everyone brought them to my mom.
I wanted to be a veterinarian until I saw a video of a vet performing surgery on a dog. Then I decided I wanted to be a pianist.
I wanted to be a veterinarian and go to school in Boston. It didn’t quite work out that way, and I ended up joining the Navy as a suggestion of my big brother. It was really awesome – and I didn’t realize it at the time, -but provided a lot of leadership and followership teamwork opportunities.
I love animals, and I was always attracted to the idea of being a zoo veterinarian or a veterinarian with the circus.
I was always interested in animals, but when I was little, animal behavior was still a new science. It was available to become a veterinarian, it was available to study biology, but not specifically animal behavior. In the ’60s, Jane Goodall was the founder of this new science.
There was a brief period of time when I was very young where I thought I wanted to be a veterinarian – largely because I liked cats – but then somebody told me I would have to cut animals open, and that was the end of that.
If I could stomach the awful part of being a veterinarian, which involves sticking your hand up animals’ behinds, I would be a vet.
I don’t know what makes a writer’s voice. It’s dozens of things. There are people who write who don’t have it. They’re tone-deaf, even though they’re very fluent. It’s an ability, like anything else, being a doctor or a veterinarian, or a musician.