Ages 9 to 12 years. Veterinarians help animals when they are sick, but they also help keep animals healthy. Children will be thrilled to learn about the many kinds of veterinarians, such as vets who visit farms, zoo vets, and wildlife vets -- as well as the vets that look after their pets. This informative book looks at the many services these special doctors perform and the things they need to learn to become vets. Children will be fascinated to learn about: the vet's office; how to keep your pet healthy; the vets who work at animal shelters; how veterinarians examine their patients; the equipment veterinarians use.