Considering a career as a Veterinary Technician?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of veterinary technologists and technicians is expected to grow 36 percent from 2008 to 2018. Click here to learn more.

Becoming an Animal Control Officer

Animal Control Officers are responsible for ensuring the well-being of animals as well as responding to claims of dangerous animals that are imposing risk to human beings. They are dedicated to handle animals of all sizes and temperaments. Their duties include investigating claims of abused, abandoned or unattended animals; examining animal licenses and inspecting animal […]

Becoming an Animal Breeder

Animal Breeders produce animals and care their day-to-day life for numerous purposes such as sale, show, sport, consumption, preservation or companionship of animals. The animals may be pets, farm animals, or exotic animals. Animal breeders use their knowledge of genetics to select qualitative breeding stock that will produce superior offspring. Their responsibilities include arranging environment […]

Becoming a Dolphin Trainer

Dolphin Trainers play a key role to keep the dolphins healthy, mentally stimulated and physically active while living in a captive environment. They train the marine mammals for obedience and display the dolphins’ skills and behaviors to entertain a crowd. They teach dolphins new tricks for performances or therapy methods. They familiarize dolphins with human […]

Becoming a Fish and Game Warden

Fish and Game Wardens are responsible for preserving and protecting fish and other animals in the wildlife areas, such as forests, rivers, lakes, mountains, beaches etc. They ensure that local laws and regulations are upheld while hunting, fishing, boating etc. and help conserve the habitats of countless species of wildlife. Their duties include conducting surveillance, […]

Becoming a Marine Biologist

Marine Biologists study ocean ecology as well as aquatic life. They analyze varieties of plants, fishes, marine mammals, and other wildlife that inhabit in the oceans. They collect biological data about plant and animal species, and observe the structure of communities of marine organisms. They provide information and recommendations for the development of marine conservation […]

Becoming a Zoo Curator

Zoo Curators oversee the management aspects related to animals and staff members of a zoo. They are involved in the day-to-day decisions involving animal husbandry, diets, veterinary care, quarantine procedures, enrichment activities, animal transportation etc. Their key responsibilities include acquiring new animals for the organization, supervising breeding activities, developing research projects, managing records, ensuring that […]

Becoming a Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technicians mostly work under the direct supervision of a licensed veterinarian to assist in diagnosing the injuries and illnesses of animals. They perform laboratory and clinical duties, such as performing laboratory tests on blood and urine, drawing blood, developing X-rays, assisting in dental care, and providing injections to animals. In addition, they observe the […]

Becoming an Animal Massage Therapist

Animal Massage Therapists use hands-on techniques and apply the knowledge of animal anatomy and physiology to improve the physical well being of animals ranging from pet animals to sports animals. Most of these professionals are specialized by certain species such as dog, cat, horse etc, while others work on a mix of large and small […]

Becoming an Animal Scientist

Animal Scientists conduct varieties of research to improve efficient ways to produce and process animal products as well as develop animal quality. They study the animal genetics, nutrition, breeding, prospective diseases, management practices, environmental conditions and clinical experiments on domestic farm animals. They develop and design laboratory protocols for animal scientist functions. They may crossbreed […]

Becoming a Veterinary Epidemiologist

Veterinary Epidemiologists primarily take proactive measures to reduce and prevent animal-borne diseases. They are specialized in the discovery, diagnosis, monitoring, and prevention of diseases in animal population. They ensure that the global community is protected against animal diseases and its impact on humans and environment. Their responsibilities include studying disease transmission in animal species and […]