Veterinary and Animal Care

Prospects Profile: Animal Physiotherapist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Veterinary Nurse

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Veterinary Surgeon

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Zookeeper

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

RCVS is the professional body for veterinary surgeons in the UK. Careers information about veterinary and animal careers.

British Veterinary Association

National representative organisation for the British veterinary profession. Their website contains information on career paths, funding for further study and current job vacancies.

British Small Animal Veterinary Association

Professional body promoting excellence in small animal practice.

PDSA

Visit the Careers section of this website to explore a wide range of Veterinary careers.

International Fund for Animal Welfare

Organisation set up to improve animal welfare and prevent cruelty and abuse.

RSPCA

The careers section of the RSPCA website has information on how to become an RSPCA officer and what the work involves.

Universities Federation for Animal Welfare

Information on obtaining funding for Animal Welfare research.

Lantra

Lantra - Sector Skills Council for the environmental and land-based sector. Website has careers sections for a range of industries, including routes into various careers in them.

Vet Times Jobs

Search for a wide variety of veterinary jobs in charities, surgeries, universities and more. There are also useful careers advice articles.

Graduate Entry to Veterinary Medicine (University of Edinburgh)

Information on courses, funding, application procedures and work experience requirements.

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Applied Animal Behaviourist (Connexions)

Detailed profile of what this job role involves; the skills required and opportunities for career progression.

Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors

Information about pet behaviour counsellors, who, on referral from veterinary surgeons, treat behaviour problems in dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, horses and other pets.

Farm Animal Welfare Committee

Independent advisory body to the UK government.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

Government department with responsibility for securing a healthy environment for UK citizens.

British Horseracing Authority

Information on British racecourses, racehorse ownership, breeding, and careers in racing.

British Horse Society

Careers information and training courses for working with horses, riders and in equine tourism.

British Equine Veterinary Association

Membership organisation for vets dealing with horses. Offers CPD opportunities and information.

British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Detailed listings of zoos and aquariums in the UK and Ireland

Association of British Wild Animal Keepers

Careers information about zoo keeping.

Stapley Trust - Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Science

Awards grants for first degrees in medicine, dentistry and veterinary science and for PhDs in any subject.

Cats Protection

Cats Protection is the largest feline welfare charity in the UK. Use the branch finder tool on their website to locate your nearest branch and discover what volunteering opportunities are available.

Royal Society of Biology jobs listing

Search for the latest Biology-related opportunities.

European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA)

Details of job opportunities in zoos and aquaria in Europe.