Working with Animals: Your Career in the Animal Care Industry

by Yvette McKenzie
Posted: August 18, 2015

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Being an animal care worker is one of the most rewarding career paths you can take.

A love of animals big and small is essential, as you will work closely with them in your day to day job. You will also be patient, caring and empathetic in order to work well with animals and humans. Your animal care qualifications can get you anywhere from pet grooming and dog training to working in animal welfare, it’s a great industry to get your foot in the door. Working alongside animals will provide you with many opportunities to build your career in this growing industry.

Here’s a snapshot of what you can expect when you choose a career in Animal Care.

Infographic: Career in the Animal Care Industry

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Yvette McKenzie

Yvette

Is the content strategist at Open Colleges. She has over a decade of professional experience at some of Australia’s largest media corporations, including Southern Cross Austereo and the Macquarie Media Network. With a degree in Communications (majoring in Journalism), she covers stories on education, new knowledge technologies and independent learning.

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