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Job Description

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.

Entry Requirements

There are degree courses in Animal behaviour/ethology as well as training provided by industry regulators.

Required Skills

  • 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

Starting Salary

£16,000 to £20,000

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