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Animal Trainers

On the Job


Animal Trainers train animals for a variety of purposes. They work with animals to get them used to human contact. They may train animals for competition, or to serve people with disabilities. They may also train animals to carry loads or packs.

Physical Demands   

This career requires time standing, walking, or running.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


O*NET in-it

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