10. To gain decorative scars about the hands, arms, and face
9. So I can get paid half as much as an MD for twice the work
8. Because you can muzzle vicious animals, but people...
7. I didn't, I thought this was law school
6. Because formaldehyde makes me feel sexy
5. Because I'm a masochist, I like 8 day weeks
4. Because it's a zoo out there!
3. For the tremendous cultural respect showered upon veterinarians
2. Because I can express anal sacs better than I can express my own opinion
1. So I can listen to people ask me "Why didn't you become a real doctor?" for the rest of my life