Careers for Animal Lovers [NOOK Book]

Overview

Enjoy a career working with your best friends--animals!



Are you the type to choose a trip to the zoo over a ball game? Were you the family member who always came home with a stray dog? Are your shelves filled with books about animals? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are an animal ...

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Careers for Animal Lovers

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Overview

Enjoy a career working with your best friends--animals!



Are you the type to choose a trip to the zoo over a ball game? Were you the family member who always came home with a stray dog? Are your shelves filled with books about animals? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are an animal lover--now all you need is an occupation that satisfies your compassion for animals.



Careers for Animal Lovers & Other Zoological Types provides all the information you need to get started on landing the job of your dreams, including inside information on everyday routines of selected jobs, working conditions within the field, and alternate sources to enhance your job search. Use the advice provided here and you'll:



  • Decide which specific profession is best for you


  • Make the right choices the first time around


  • Begin your job search focused and confident


  • Present yourself as a knowledgeable, serious job candidate




Animals are people, too! You can work as an:

animal attendant * trainer * zoo curator * veterinarian * ornithologist * pet sitter * aquarist * animal transporter

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071817042
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 4/10/2007
  • Series: Careers For Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 176
  • File size: 359 KB

Meet the Author

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

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Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Acknowledgments xi
Chapter 1 A Career for Every Animal Lover 1
Chapter 2 Up Close and Personal 15
Chapter 3 Protecting Our Furred and Feathered Friends 35
Chapter 4 Training and Handling Our Best Friends 53
Chapter 5 Building a Business Around Animals 69
Chapter 6 Reflecting Their Beauty 89
Chapter 7 Working with Exotic Animals 103
Chapter 8 Conserving Wildlife 123
Chapter 9 Organizations That Care 157
About the Author 179
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 29, 2008

    Great Information!

    This book included great information. It didn't only talk about veterinarian careers, but every other little job inbetween that has to do with animals, from conservationist positions to horse trainers!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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