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Careers with Animals Paperback – March 16, 2000
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From the Publisher
Educators and parents won't want to miss this opportunity to turn a young person's passion about animals into a lifelong calling. This outstanding book features an overview of the animal care profession, including education requirements, in- depth interviews with members of specific professions, Day in the life narratives, self- examination questions, resources to research the profession, and tips on activities to do now, even in elementary school.
About the Author
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is the nation's largest protection organization. They address a full range of animal issues--from pets to wildlife. Introducing children to humane concepts is a critical part of the HSUS's mission to create a truly humane society. Willow Ann Sirch, former writer and editor for KIND (Kids in Nature's Defense) News, has long been interested in eco-defenders, animals, and the environment. She is the author of Eco-Women: Protectors of the Earth and a graduate of Brown University. She lives in Hamden, Connecticut, with her family.