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- Persuasion: Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
- Troubleshooting: Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
- Learning Strategies: Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
- Examine animals to detect and determine the nature of diseases or injuries.
- Attend lectures, conferences, and continuing education courses.
- Drive mobile clinic vans to farms so that health problems can be treated or prevented.
- Speaking: Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Coordination: Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
- Operation and Control: Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
- Prepare surgical equipment, and pass instruments and materials to veterinarians during surgical procedures.
- Sell pet food and supplies to customers.
- Write reports, maintain research information, and perform clerical duties.
- Quality Control Analysis: Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
- Writing: Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
- Social Perceptiveness: Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
- Determine genetic composition of animal populations and heritability of traits, utilizing principles of genetics.
- Communicate research findings to the scientific community, producers, and the public.
- Conduct research concerning animal nutrition, breeding, or management to improve products or processes.