An animal trainer uses a variety of techniques to train animals to behave in certain ways. They will teach animals to respond to commands and will work with show animals, service animals and family pets.
There are degree courses in Animal behaviour/ethology as well as training provided by industry regulators.
- A very keen interest in animals and their welfare
- Patience and compassion
- Good problem solving skills
- Good physical stamina that allows you to bend, lift and kneel
£16,000 to £20,000