for a Career with Animals or Wildlife and Conservation?
with animals involves either working directly with animals: e.g. vets,
vet nursing, dog wardens, RSPCA Inspectors, animal care assistants,
rangers, dog and cat behaviourists, and handlers, or working in an
office based position, e.g. management, administrative or personnel
Working with animals is an increasingly popular career choice. Many
people begin working with animals at an early age – they may
instinctively have a desire to care for animals and for some, a hobby
turns into a fulfilling career.
For others, working with animals is a rewarding career change that
allows them to fulfil a lifelong dream. A more mature person searching
for a career working with animals, may have no animal welfare
experience and not be sure where to start in terms of which career with
animals to follow. Having good work experience, life skills and being
able to demonstrate a genuine interest in animal welfare, will ensure
that any applicant has a good chance of being employed in the animal