Rep. Ted Yoho was a practicing veterinarian before Congress
Miniature therapy horses visited Florida Rep. Ted Yoho, center, for a checkup in his office. (Courtesy Rep. Ted Yoho)
In one congressional office, there could be a dog standing on a table at any given time. Veterinarian-turned-politician Rep. Ted Yoho’s extracurricular from his day job is consulting for his colleagues on their pets.
“When I came up here, there was a freshman that came in with me,” said the representative from Florida's 3rd District. "He was telling me, ‘Hey, my wife had to take my cat to the vet and they did a sex change operation on it. What do they do that for?’”