Do you love taking care of your cat or dog? Do you like to raise fish, snakes, hamsters or rats? Then you may enjoy a career working with animals! While the pay in this area is not always as high as others with similar education requirements, knowing you are helping our furry, scaled or feathered friends can be tremendously satisfying.
On this page you can learn more about how to make a living working with animals as well as information on specific careers and where you can obtain training or educational experience.
Want to learn more about other types of careers? Check out our "Careers by Interest Area" page here!
Occupations by Education Level
Certificate or License
AA Degree (Community College)
Doctoral Degree (Medical School)
Local / Statewide Programs
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You can get experience in this field in the following ways:
Veterinary Technician / Technologist
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists