Careers Working With Animals


Learning about animal-related occupations:

Students wanting to work with animals often think only of veterinary medicine, but there are plenty of other options available.

Some require formal training at university or college, others entail part-time courses and still others need only on-the-job training. With so many choices, there are plenty of opportunities for anyone to find a career working to improve the lives of animals.

Use the menu on the right hand side to navigate through information on university, college and high school programs related to animals. Guidance counsellors can direct students to many careers working with animals.

For more information regarding careers related to animals visit the Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS) Occupational Profiles website.

Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health:

This video from the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association shows the wide range of career options for a veterinarian or animal health technologist.