NLBC Sector: Animal Care & Management

Sub-sectors: Dog grooming, veterinary nursing, zoos, aquariums, pet care.

Occupations: Animal nurse, veterinary nurse, animal technician, canine beautician, dog groomer, kennel assistant, kennel maid, bee farmer, cattery manager, veterinary practice, manager

National Careers Service

Green Careers This website lists job profiles for careers that can make a positive impact on the environment in different ways. These jobs could interest you if you enjoy the outdoors and the natural world. They include science based jobs

Association of British Wild Animal Keepers

Careers as zoo or wild animal keepers offer unique opportunities in the specialised and demanding profession of maintaining captive exotic animals for conservation, research, public education and recreation. Zoo keepers care for a diverse collection of animals from mammals and

British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA)

Registered veterinary nurses work alongside veterinary surgeons in order to provide a high standard of care for animals. Veterinary nurses normally work within a veterinary surgery or veterinary hospital and are involved in a wide range of care and treatment.

Cats Protection

There are many employment opportunities across various UK locations, from cat care assistants to accountants and shop managers to fundraisers. Cats Protection also welcomes volunteers with open arms, whether you are young or old, male or female, there’s a place

Lantra: Animal Care

The Animal care industry is worth £1 billion to the UKs economies. It has 13,000 businesses, 78,000 employees and lots of volunteers. When talking about the animal care industry, we are generally referring to; boarding kennels, catteries, pet breeders, training,

Lantra: Veterinary

Veterinary activities play a vital role in the promotion of animal health and welfare; veterinary surgeons, veterinary practices, veterinary nurses, support staff and those working in a paraprofessional role such as equine dental technicians and equine barefoot care.

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

We quality assure undergraduate veterinary education and, under our Charter, offer postgraduate qualifications for both vets and veterinary nurses. Information for anyone who wants to be a veterinary surgeon or veterinary nurse.


Everyone, from our frontline staff to our support staff and admin, is working towards our vision of making the world a better place for animals. Whether you want to become an RSPCA inspector or vet nurse work with us and

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