Careers with Animals

Exploring Occupations Involving Dogs, Horses, Cats, Birds, Wildlife, and Exotics

Book Description

  • A wide-ranging guide to jobs that involve animals
  • Provides current information on salaries, educational requirements, and job outlook, along with job information resources
  • Includes in-depth profiles of individuals who work with animals every day

    A much-needed guide to animal-related professions, Careers with Animals is a vital resource for the animal lover looking to plan his or her future. Author Ellen Shenk provides straightforward and accurate introductions to a wide range of potential careers--everything from familiar jobs such as veterinarian and zookeeper to cat breeder, animal chiropractor, dog show judge, and other more unusual pursuits. Also included are numerous fascinating profiles of real-life professionals, who give honest looks at the many challenges and unique rewards of working with animals.

  • About Shenk, Ellen

    Ellen Shenk's experience in the career field includes writing articles and presenting seminars on the topics of the creative job search, interviewing, and writing resumes. She is a past editor of the national newsletter of the Career Information Resource Advisory Group and currently lives in Ottawa, Canada.