Animal caretakers work for animal shelters to provide basic care for homeless pets.
Job description of Animal Caretaker
Animal caretakers work for animal shelters to provide basic care for homeless pets, and interact with the public about pet health and adoption. Some help veterinarians with medical care. Grooms look after horses at stables –where they exercise and rub down the horses, and clean stalls.
An animal caretaker/operations manager oversees
a production facility or facilities where animals are raised f
or food consumption. They are responsible for learning and
overseeing all aspects of an animal operation, which may
include a processing plant, feed mill and live production.
All that is required for this job is a bachelor's degree in health animal science.