Veterinary Interview Questions

  1. How big will my dog get?
  2. What is Veterinary science?
  3. Why do you want to be a vet?
  4. Should I spay or neuter my pet?
  5. How much should I feed my pet?
  6. How do you know if a cat is scared?
  7. How do you feel about ear docking?
  8. When can I walk my puppy in the park?
  9. How do I know when my animal is in pain?
  10. Do you have a right not to treat an animal?
  11. Do you have the right not to treat an animal?
  12. What kind of books do you like to read and why?
  13. How do you feel about the use of animals in research?
  14. Is there a cheap place to take my pet (for health care)?
  15. How do you feel about the use of animals in vet school?
  16. What would you do if you saw a fellow student cheating?
  17. Out of your vet experience, what do you enjoy the most?
  18. How can I tell if my pet is in heat and how long will it last?
  19. If I spay or neuter my pet will his or her behavior change?
  20. What is the difference b/w animal rights and animal welfare?
  21. What is the most challenging class you’ve ever had and why?
  22. How do I feel about euthanasia? Do I have a problem with it?
  23. What would you do if you saw a colleague making a mistake?
  24. What current issues do you think veterinarians are involved in?
  25. What is the difference between animal rights and animal welfare?
  26. How do you feel about using live animals to practice surgery, etc?
  27. When do I start vaccinating my pet and which vaccines are needed?
  28. How old should my pet be before spaying or neutering is performed?
  29. What job opportunities are there for vets other than private practice?
  30. What will you do if you are not accepted? Any alternate career plans?
  31. What are two diseases that would be common in a thirteen-year-old cat?
  32. Would you treat an animal hit by a car even though the owner won’t pay?
  33. What do you do if you think the animal you are treating has been abused?
  34. What can you do to make a dog that is afraid of doctors more comfortable?
  35. What class that you’ve take do you think will help you the most in vet school? Why?
  36. How old do puppies and kittens have to be before taking them away from their mom?
  37. How do you deal with stress, how do you relax, who do you turn to if you’re stressed?
  38. How do I know when my pet has a problem serious enough to justify bringing him to see the doctor?
  39. Is there any medication I can give to make my pet feel better without bringing him in for an examination?
  40. How do you feel about the use of live animals in vet school (I think every school asked this) or in various other kinds of research?