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Falling in Love with a Flock of Sheep Inspired Veterinary Student's New Path

1 month ago   |   By Tufts University

Rachel Prestigiacomo always knew she wanted to be a veterinarian, but never imagined she would pursue large animal medicine. After graduating this spring, she's off to an internship with Tufts Veterinary Field Service to care for sheep and other production animals she loves.
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