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There is no way to obtain direct experience in high school, but it's a good idea to take as many science classes as possible and participate in science clubs. During veterinary training, students gain experience by completing a two- to five-year residency program. Some new veterinary graduates enter 1-year internship programs to obtain experience in particular practice specialties such as equine veterinary science.

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