How do i become an animal trainer?
I want to become an animal trainer when i grow up. I love animals a lot! I want to know what are the cources and stuff i need to learn and know to become one. I want to be an animal trainer like the ones in seaworld and the exotic ones in bush gardens. Please help! I want to train mostly marine mammals like the trainers that perform in the shows and feed them and stuff. Also like to zookeepers in busch gardens.
Asked By: blondieee16 - 4/8/2009
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You need to work on your swimming skills, become scuba certified, improve your public speaking and performance skills (when you watch the SeaWorld videos and animal shows notice how energetic, engaging, and animated the trainers are. You will be a performer and educator for the public as well as a trainer for the... More
Answered By: Heather H - 4/10/2009
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There are different sorts of animal trainers. Read this:
Answered By: wolf - 4/9/2009
You first need a degree in animal behaviour (then specializing in marine animals) or possible a degree in marine biology... More
Answered By: James L - 4/10/2009
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