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Free OET Writing Sample Test with Answer Subtest Veterinary Science #3


Imagine today's date is May 10, 2024. You are a veterinarian at "Sunset Vet Clinic." You need to write a letter to another veterinarian at "Green Meadows Animal Hospital."

Patient Details:

  • Patient's Name: Whiskers

  • DOB: August 15, 2021

  • Owner: John Williams

  • Referring Concern: Chronic cough and respiratory distress

Detailed Patient Description: Whiskers, a 2-year-old domestic shorthair cat, has been experiencing chronic coughing and respiratory distress for the past four months. Despite multiple examinations, X-rays, and treatments, there has been no significant improvement in his condition. Whiskers' medical history includes vaccinations and routine preventive care. His owner, John Williams, is deeply concerned about his cat's deteriorating health.

Writing Task:

Write a letter to Dr. Sarah Bennett at Green Meadows Animal Hospital, explaining Whiskers' condition, his medical history, and the reason for referral, following the given format and maintaining a word count of approximately 180-200 words. In your answer:
? Expand the relevant notes into complete sentences
? Do not use note form
? Use letter format
The body of the letter should be approximately 180–200 words.

May 10, 2024


Dr. Sarah Bennett 

Green Meadows Animal Hospital 

123 Pet Haven Avenue 

Meadowville, CA 98765


Dear Dr. Bennett,

I trust this letter finds you in good health. I am writing to refer my patient, Whiskers, a 2-year-old domestic shorthair cat, to your esteemed clinic, Green Meadows Animal Hospital. His owner, John Williams, has been greatly concerned about Whiskers' recent condition, which involves a chronic cough and respiratory distress that has persisted for the past four months.

Whiskers has been a patient at Sunset Vet Clinic and has a clean medical history with up-to-date vaccinations and routine preventive care. However, despite our best efforts, including multiple examinations and diagnostic tests, including X-rays, we have been unable to identify the underlying cause of Whiskers' respiratory distress. Various treatments have been tried, but regrettably, there has been no significant improvement in his condition.

John Williams is understandably anxious about his beloved pet's deteriorating health and has requested a second opinion to ensure the best possible care for Whiskers. I believe that your expertise and the diagnostic capabilities at Green Meadows Animal Hospital are crucial in unraveling the mystery behind Whiskers' condition.

I kindly request your assistance and urge you to provide your expert evaluation as soon as possible. John will contact your clinic to schedule an appointment at your convenience. Your insight will be invaluable in ensuring the well-being of Whiskers.

Thank you for your attention and collaboration in this matter. We look forward to working with you to help Whiskers regain his health.


Yours sincerely,


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