Turning your love of animals into a career that involves working with them can be very rewarding. There are a range of career options in this area, such as veterinary nursing, animal welfare, pet care, dog handling and training.
You can work as a veterinary nurse caring for animals and assisting veterinarians perform surgery in small practices and hospitals. You can also work in various roles at zoos, kennels, animal shelters, pet shops or with livestock breeders. Training guide dogs or becoming involved in wildlife rehabilition are also options.