Personal Narrative: Becoming A Veterinarian

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While I was growing up, I always had a deep passion and love for animals. Whether I was out catching lizards or working with local animal rescue to save abandoned or hurt animals. Aside from rescuing animals, I adopted quite a few and had a mini zoo in my house. Everything from exotic pets to domestic. With having all of these animals, I have spent quite a bit of time in the veterinary clinics all around town. Seeing what they did inspired me to pursue becoming a veterinarian. One vet in particular became very close to my family and I, Dr. Romaro. He an amazing and passionate man that loves his job. He helped us through some of the hardest moments, such as putting our pet down after 15 years. He showed kindness to us. After thinking I wanted to become a veterinarian, I talked to friends and family to see what they thought. Most comments were negative and my dream was shut down. It hurt to be laughed at for something I really wanted to do. That is when I decided I didn’t want to pursue it anymore. I got many jobs that made me absolutely miserable. I worked myself to death and didn’t even remotely enjoy what I was doing. At that moment, I was hopeless, but I knew I needed to figure something out to make myself happy again. One idea after another, I began to become extremely upset that I couldn’t…show more content…
She had a gentleman next to her that heard meowing from the back of his welding shop and needed my help. As I drove down to help her out, I continued to think of what I wanted to do. When I got there, I found a five-week-old kitten stuck in the corner. After pulling him out, I knew what I wanted to do. It relit a spark of passion that I thought I buried a long time ago. I decided that despite all of the negative comments, I would continue to pursue my dream of becoming a veterinarian. I immediately put in my two-week notice at my job and applied at the State College of Florida to continue the path I had

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