In ancient times, medicine was considered an art and equated with magical rituals.

"Medicine is not merely a science but an art. - claimed Paracelsus, a Swiss alchemist and philosopher of the first half of the XVI century. -The character of the physician may act more powerfully upon the patient than the drugs employed".

The origins of veterinary medicine also date back to the distant past. Even in the third millennium BC, during the Sumerian civilization, there are references to "doctors of donkeys and bulls." Healing animals is a special art, animals can not tell what hurts them, they are not always ready to make contact and need a great love and sensitivity of a person who can help them. Therefore, veterinary medicine is a special art that requires not only virtuosic skills and professionalism, but also doctors' bleeding hearts.
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Veterinary surgeon puts on gloves, preparing for surgery.
The surgery is in progress.
Hands of a veterinarian. Doctor Mikhail Shelyakov at work.
Dachshund departs from anesthesia after surgery. After anesthesia, animals freeze, the doctor warms the dog, wrapped in a blanket.
Surgical sterilization is in progress.
Surgery in progress. Doctor Mikhail Shelyakov at work.
During the operation a stream of blood splashed in the face of the surgeon. The veterinarian Mikhail Aleksandrovich Shelyakov is performing the surgery on the dog.
A veterinarian examines a cat before an eye operation.
X-ray picture of the cat's skeleton.
Veterinarian with a cat in the hands in front of a window in the operating room.