Animal Control Officer
Also known as: Animal Attendant, Animal Control Officer, Animal Enforcement Officer, Animal Ordinance Enforcement Officer, Animal Park Code Enforcement Officer, Animal Safety Officer, Community Safety Officer, Community Service Officer, Dog Control Officer
Description: When animals are mistreated or abandoned, the public turns to Animal Control Officers to help deal with the situation. Animal Control Officers enforce laws concerning the treatment of animals. They carry out investigations to search for potentially distressed animals. Depending on the job or state, an Officer may be required to have high school degree. In some cases, an employee may be required to have an undergraduate degree or some postsecondary training in animal care.
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