Empathy: A Great Veterinarian

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Empathy is defined as the ability to understand and share the feelings of others. It seems easy but it is one of the hardest things a person can do. I believe that empathy is one of my greatest skills. Empathy is difficult because you have to have the ability to listed to how others are feeling, and then be able to relate to their feelings. This is a very important skill to me because it will hopefully help me become a great veterinarian.
To truly be able to empathize you need to have experienced the person’s pain. Being involved in animal rescue and having a menagerie of pets myself, I have been exposed to a lot of abuse, illness, pain and death in animals. Having experienced these hardships, I have a great skill to empathize with other pet
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