Vet qualifications

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    Vet qualifications

    Hello does anyone know the difference between DVM and BVM degree? It seems to me most vets in U.S are DVMs but in Hong Kong, BVMS? Is there a difference in the years of study they have undertaken? Anyone can advise? Thanks.


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    Quote Originally Posted by creamy338
    Hello does anyone know the difference between DVM and BVM degree? It seems to me most vets in U.S are DVMs but in Hong Kong, BVMS? Is there a difference in the years of study they have undertaken? Anyone can advise? Thanks.
    They are called different degrees, but the end result is the same knowledge and ability. the same basic training is given in each degree. BVSc, BVM, DVM, BVMS etc are essentially the same. Anything that is recognised by the HK Vet Surgeons Board is comprehensive enough to treat your pet.

    only thing not to confuse i MRACVS with MRCVS, to be a member of the royal australian college you have to pass post grad exams, to be a member of the royal college you just have to registered to work in the UK...

    but even so, qualifications don't always mean a thing. i know vets without specialist qualifications that are more than capable of doing specialist procedures.

    however, getting back to your original question, any vet registered in HK is more than acceptably qualified.

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    hi

    u seem to know about this, do you work in this field?