Iowa State University Veterinarian


Iowa State University Veterinarian Records, RS 22/6/0/9, University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University, http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/arch/rgrp/22-6-0-9.html

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SF601 V65

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During the four years of vet school, fish are one of the species that is overlooked. Thus, it is understandable when veterinarians shrug their shoulders when clients ask questions regarding their fishtanks. These clients. without their veterinarian to turn to, often resort to seeking advice from pet store employees and fish suppliers. Veterinarians should learn how to answer these questions. Aquarium hobbyists provide a clientele market that has been virtually untapped by most practitioners. Hobbyists commonly have a great deal of money invested in their tanks and would likely pay for a consultation and recommendation on treatment for a problem they are encountering.