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Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine opens its doors, allowing viewers exclusive access to follow first-year students mastering the basics, and fourth-year students handling difficult cases from hamsters to horses. The documentary series shows the blood, sweat and tears required to become a licensed vet, beginning with a mountain of information that students must digest, commit to memory and recall at a moment's notice. Then it's on to tasks like restraining animals, repairing fractures, inserting pacemakers, and removing abscesses, before the chaos of emergency room procedures are introduced.

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The first-year students are extremely busy preparing for their final.
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Fourth-year student Singen Elliott participates in a surgery on a young horse named Victor with an angular limb deformity.
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Treating a dog that cannot see; working in anesthesiology; a terrified student works with horses for the first time; how to handle a horse for a basic mouth exam.
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A blind cow; an adorable puppy named Chance might have cancer; attending labs to learn about specialty horse care; how to make the perfect knot and how to draw blood.
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Performing surgery on a West Highland white terrier to prevent her from going blind; an Alaskan malamute who has ingested antifreeze; an unusual cardiology patient; a large steer gets a hoof trim.
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A patient's x-ray reveals something unusual; a dog with a suspected breathing issue; a miniature donkey in for a seemingly simple general checkup.
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Students start their career by dancing; one student loves large animals but must rotate through small animals first; a bulldog with congestive heart failure.
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A first-year student gets an introduction to the chaos of an ER; a fourth-year student gets hands-on work during a surgery to remove 10 teeth from a cat.

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