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By Ferguson Publishing

Animal Careers publications scholars at the route to a profession operating with animals by means of assisting them take a proactive, hands-on method of occupation exploration.

task profiles comprise:

Animal look after employees

Animal running shoes

Aquarists

Park employees

puppy care staff

Veterinarians

Veterinary technicians

Zoo and aquarium curators and administrators

Zookeepers

Zoologists.

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Animal Careers To Be a Successful Aquarist, You Should… • be able to work well with others • be willing to travel for your work • be in good physical shape • not be afraid to get dirty on the job • have good hearing and vision • have excellent communication skills • be self-motivated • be willing to occasionally work outdoors in all types of weather • be able to follow directions • have a strong love of animals time, become involved in research efforts at their institution or advance to a higher professional position, such as curator.

During this time, Freya and her colleague would ferry back and forth to the pen from the boat. “We would check baits, put out fresh baits as needed (sustainable, restaurant-quality salmon and mackerel), do more surface observations of the white shark, if possible, and collect more weather and ocean data,” she says. “At night, I would enter all the observations and field data from my log book into the computer and fish off the Barbara H. for fresh mackerel for the next day. I would repeat this day after day until we got the shark to feed and/or a team of my coworkers would come from Monterey to relieve us.

Two of the most important traits of animal shelter workers are a respect for people and a love of animals. They must work well with people in order to effectively promote the welfare of animals. “People often think that they would succeed at an animal shelter because they love animals, but that’s not enough,” says Sarah Tayse. “To work in this field, you have to be passionate about animals, but you also have to love people. The public are your adopters, your donors, and your admissions clients.

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