What are the requirements to work as a dolphin trainer?
I'm interested in working as an animal trainer at a resort or park like Seaworld, and I'm interested in what most places require to hold this position. I'm talking school, work experience, etc etc. Ok, so I understand that I need to know about dolphins and how to train an animal. GoodNBad, thank you for your response.
Asked By: Haley Jo - 5/14/2009
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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 - 5/15/2009
Additional Answers (8)
The first requirement is to be respectably knowledgeable about dolphins.
Answered By: Shotgun Tony - 5/14/2009
I think you go to dolphin trainers' school
Answered By: desert lover - 5/14/2009
Dont be scared of fish, and be a vegetarian.
Answered By: Nick - 5/14/2009
Call Seaworld and ask!
Answered By: Ray - 5/14/2009
The most important thing you need to know is how to train an animal. Then you need to learn how more specifically how to train a dolphin.
Answered By: kreia - 5/14/2009
http://www.dolphintrainer.com/career_guide.htm This is a nice guide.
Answered By: GoodNBad - 5/14/2009
Watch 50 first dates and ace ventura grew up near an ocean and able to open up a beer with your teeth
Answered By: Jerry - 5/14/2009
Have watched Free Will 1, 2 and 3.... but that is a whale right?.... doesn't matter, they are both fish and live in the sea.
Answered By: Jojon - 5/14/2009
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