Companion Animal Careers

Do you feel a special connection to cats or dogs?  Does the opportunity to help companion animals interest you?  There are many different career options students can explore in the field of companion animals.  Some of these include:

KittyAnimal Shelters:

  • Animal Behavior Specialist
  • Animal Control Warden
  • ASPCA Senior Director
  • Cat Programs Manager (HSUS)
  • Director of Education & Volunteers
  • Shelter Supervisor
  • Veterinarian at an Animal Shelter

 

Education:

  • Adjunct Clinical Professor
  • Associate Professor of Companion Animal Genomics
  • Associate Professor of Comparative Animal Nutrition
  • Veterinary Technology Instructor

 

Pet Food:

  • Health and Nutrition Scientist
  • Pet Food Technical Services Organization Leader
  • President of Wiscoy Pet Food Company Inc.
  • Product Development & Nutrition Specialist

 

Pet Services:

  • Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist
  • Groomer

 

Sales and Marketing:

  • Dog Boutique Owner
  • Sales Representative
  • Senior Director of the Alliance for Contraception in Cats & Dogs

 

Veterinary Medicine:

  • Veterinarian for a Global company 
  • Veterinarian (Owner)
  • Veterinarian (Private Practice)
  • Veterinary Medical Officer

 

Wildlife Management:

  • Adjunct Instructor of Wildlife Ecology
  • Wildlife Rehabilitator
  • Wolf Curator
  • Zoo Reproduction Research Assistant