Get vital information on all of the occupations which involve working with animals, from being a veterinarian to working at an animal welfare charity.
What is a veterinarian's annual salary? What is it like to work as a vet nurse, in agriculture or for an animal welfare or conservation charity? Do you love working with dogs but don't know whether you should work at a kennel, for the Canine Defence League, as a dog warden, guard dog trainer, guide dog or hearing dog trainer or even for the Royal Army Veterinary Corps? Careers Working with Animals is the ultimate guide for those who love animals and are at the early stages of considering their career options. It covers qualifications and training requirements and includes advice on where to study plus websites, contact details and other useful information to help you succeed in this competitive industry. In addition, it discusses the future of animal work and features tips for getting a job and useful checklists to make the career choice and job search as easy as possible.
Allan Shepherd is a freelance writer and editor and the author of Careers Working with Animals and Careers Working Outdoors, both published by Kogan Page. He currently works for the Centre for Alternative Technology.