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Veterinarian Assistants & Laboratory Animal Caretakers


Feed, water, and examine pets and other nonfarm animals for signs of illness, disease, or injury in laboratories and animal hospitals and clinic. Clean and disinfect cages and work areas, and sterilize laboratory and surgical equipment. May provide routine post-operative care, administer medication orally or topically, or prepare samples for laboratory examination under the supervision of veterinary or laboratory animal technologists or technicians, veterinarians, or scientists. Exclude "Nonfarm Animal Caretakers" (39-2021)


Crop & Livestock Production

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Laboratory animal workers; Laboratory animal handlers; Animal care workers; Laboratory animal scientists; Laboratory animal technicians

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