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Animal Care Specialist

Job Overview

  • Enlisted
  • Officer
  • Active Duty
  • Army Reserve
  • Army National Guard
  • Entry Level

As an Animal Care Specialist, you'll help provide medical care, management, and treatment for government-owned animals, similar to that of a veterinary technician. You will prevent and control the spread of diseases from animals to humans. You'll help Army veterinarians conduct routine exams, administer medications, and perform surgical and emergency procedures for animals. It’ll be your responsibility to ensure the best possible treatment, so the animals can provide a great service to the Army.

Skills You’ll Learn

  • Animal Care
  • Detection & Control
  • Treatments & Procedures

Requirements

  • 10 weeks of Basic Training
  • 11 weeks of Advanced Individual Training
  • 91 ASVAB Score: Skilled Technician (ST)

Certifications

  • 11 Nationally Recognized Certifications Available
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