Examples of Animal Care skills include: Communication, Affection, Management & Initiative skills.
If the care and preservation of animals is your 'thing', you will find a vast variety of rewarding careers in the UK and even World-wide, to work for. From the local Veterinary practice to Zoos, underwater Biology to the outback's of Africa...the 'World is your Oyster' when it comes to Animal based careers.
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Agricultural contractors provide specialised, seasonal or temporary services to farmers.
Animal care worker
Animal care workers look after animals in places like kennels, rescue centres and sanctuaries.
Beekeepers manage colonies of honeybees kept in hives to produce honey, beeswax and royal jelly.
Biologists study living things, like animals and plants.
Countryside rangers look after green spaces, woodlands and animal habitats that allow entry to the public.
Dog groomers keep dogs' coats in good condition, and give their owners advice on coat care, grooming and diet.
Ecologists study the relationship between plants, animals and the environment.
Farmers and farm managers grow crops and raise livestock for food production.
Farriers prepare and treat horses' hooves, and make and fit horseshoes.
Gamekeepers manage countryside areas used for shooting and fishing.
Horse riding instructor
Horse riding instructors teach people of different ages, riding ability and experience how to ride.
Jockeys ride racehorses at race meetings for horse trainers and owners.
Kennel workers care for dogs and cats in kennels or catteries.
Ornithologists study the behaviour, ecology, classification and conservation of birds and their habitats.
RSPCA inspectors investigate complaints about animal cruelty, and rescue animals and provide medical treatment.
Vets diagnose and treat sick or injured animals.
Veterinary nurses support vets by caring for sick and injured animals.
Veterinary physiotherapists work with injured animals, or animals with movement problems, to help reduce pain and improve their health.
Zookeepers look after animals in zoos, safari parks and aquariums.
Zoologists study animals and their behaviour.
Drama, Music & Performing Arts