How to become a Animal Attendant - Animal Shelter

Animal attendants in animal shelters feed and care for animals, rescue animals and apply basic first aid, and run tours of the shelter or sanctuary.

Personal requirements of a Animal Attendant - Animal Shelter

  • enjoy practical and manual activities
  • good communication skills and enjoy working with people
  • mature and responsible
  • free from allergies aggravated by animal hair, fur, feathers and dust
  • able to cope with the physical demands of the job, undertaking manual and sometimes heavy work
  • able to handle animals with confidence and patience
  • observant and methodical.



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