Loving animals (and them loving you) is a great start to entering the field of veterinary medicine. But it's not enough - you must also have excellent grades, be hard-working and love people too!
In Ontario, there is 1 university where you can become a veterinarian (Ontario Veterinary College) and 11 colleges where you can become a veterinary technician (Ontario Association of Veterinary Technicians). It takes a MINIMUM of 6 years of university to be become a vet and 2 years of college to become a tech. Find out more about both of these careers and many others here: iwanttobeaveterinarian.org