Job Name

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

Description

Feed, water, groom, bathe, exercise, or otherwise care for pets and other nonfarm animals, such as dogs, cats, ornamental fish or birds, zoo animals, and mice. Work in settings such as kennels, animal shelters, zoos, circuses, and aquariums. May keep records of feedings, treatments, and animals received or discharged. May clean, disinfect, and repair cages, pens, or fish tanks. Exclude "Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers" (31-9096). [SOC] Occupational asthma in aquarium keepers caused by fish food (Echinodorus larva); [Malo]

Category

Crop & Livestock Production

SOC Code

39-2021

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