Tierpfleger / Tierpflegerin
Animal keepers are employed in animal clinics and sanctuaries, veterinary educational institutions and research institutes or as zookeepers (in zoological gardens, wildlife parks and animal parks, as well as in aquariums and terrariums). They care for animals, they build shelters, they provide feeds, they are concerned with the breeding and rearing of animals, they organise animal transports and help with veterinary examinations. In their work animal keepers also comply with the legal stipulations relating to the protection of animals.
Research and clinic, zoo, animal sanctuaries and animal homes