A Likeminded Partner — Veterinary students tend to have some similar personality characteristics. Your date will be one of the most cynical, sarcastic people you will ever meet and will tell jokes that will make you vomit in your own mouth unless anal glands and exploding abscesses get you going Credit: Veterinarians have thick skins — literally. I often felt like there were not enough hours in the day to fit in all the things that were important: The relationships have provided each partner with an endless wealth of support and understanding. Vets are able to laugh at the messes and stresses that comes with working with animals all day. They endure scratches and bites in the quest to make the lives of our furry friends better.