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Veterinary is the study of preventing, diagnosing and treating diseases and injuries in animals, and their general care. The study of caring for sick, injured and infirm animals undergoing treatment in veterinary clinics is included. It also includes the study of providing assistance to veterinary scientists.

Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here:

Animal health care

Animal reproduction (science)

Artificial insemination (of animals)

Veterinary assisting

Veterinary medicine

Veterinary nursing

Veterinary science


The science of animal reproduction is included here.


Study of animal breeding is excluded from this detailed field and included in detailed field 0811 ‘Crop and livestock production’.

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