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Core Tasks

  • Work alongside veterinary surgeons and nurses to provide vital nursing care to ensure the wellbeing of animal patients.
  • Patrols public areas to search for and capture stray or nuisance dogs, and transports captured animals to kennels.
  • Meets prospective owners and advises on animal selection and animal care.
  • Checks animals for illness, treats minor ailments or calls for vet if further treatment is required.
  • Houses, feeds, exercises, trains, grooms horses, dogs and other animals in preparation for entry to shows, races and other events.
  • Cleans animals’ quarters and renews bedding as necessary.
  • Feeds, washes, grooms, trims and exercises animals.

Education Requirements

Level Percentage
Level 0 5.125499%
Level 1 3.910402%
Level 2 26.049709%
Level 3 29.710955%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 10.694077%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 21.199141%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 3.310218%

Salary Levels


Potential Salary


Entry Level Salary


Average Salary


Annual Openings