How old do you need to be to get a volunteer job at the vets?
I love animals and I want to be a chartered physiotherapist, working with animals (ACPAT) . I would like to be a volunteer at my local vets, but I dont know how old you have to be, and what sort of things I will be doing. Im 14 and live in essex. I know a lot about animals as I care for 11 of my own. I would like make a difference to an animals life. Any suggestions??? Thanks.
Asked By: BayBee_Dynamite - 3/12/2011
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It would depend on the place, as far I know there is no volunteer age, however the vet may have an age limit due to their insurance, dogs bite, cats scratch, so just due to the cost of paying for any injuries the vets insurance may have an age restriction, but call the vet, there is no harm in trying, I used to be a... More
Answered By: Kristy - 3/12/2011
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Don't think there really is a legal age requirement for volunteering. Contact your local Vet and ask if you can volunteer.
Answered By: Y!A User - 3/12/2011
Working for a Vet is NOT community service. Anyone working there must be 16 yrs of age
Answered By: someone - 3/12/2011
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