When Allison Manderino graduated in 2008 with a degree in lab-based animal sciences and a specialization in biotechnology she was chock-full of hope. She had a college degree, in the sciences no less. She would be an in-demand property, riding through the recession on her stellar credentials. Read More »
My name is Heidi. I'm a 36-year-old professional reporter and researcher. My husband Kaylan is a professional taxidermist who runs and operates his own studio, called In Tune Taxidermy, here in Castle Rock, Colo. I have on many occasions been promoted to "assistant taxidermist" when my husband is in a bind; I... Read More »
Kat Manning's job may sound straight out of Hollywood, but not in the way you expect. She's a pet detective, but it's nothing like the old Jim Carrey character, Ace Ventura. She's never even seen that movie, and her days are really more like 'CSI' meets 'Cold Case.'
The Dallas, Texas, resident and her chocolate... Read More »
How much could possibly go wrong hiring someone to walk your dog? The answer it seems is, plenty! That's why some New York City dog owners hire pooch private eye Brock Schwartz, reports the New York Post.
Either by trailing the dog-walkers on the streets of Manhattan or by installing doggy cams in apartments,... Read More »
Ah, I love the smell of wet dog in the morning!
Twenty-two years ago, at the age of 34, I decided to switch careers and become Renee, the dog and cat groomer. I founded Pet-i-Care, my own dog and cat grooming salon in Buffalo, N.Y. Read More »
Think your job is difficult, unpredictable, dangerous ... maybe even smelly? Just imagine if there was an angry skunk involved!
We had a chat with Ned Bruha, vice president of The Skunk Whisperer, an Oklahoma-based company specializing in humane wildlife control methods, to get the secrets of his trade.
Hi... Read More »
Secretariat, Churchill Downs, Smarty Jones, The Kentucky Derby, War Admiral, The Triple Crown -- they're synonymous with the thrill and triumph of horse racing to millions of fans. But the combination of gambling, celebrity sightings and a renewed interest in a horse named Seabiscuit have led to a surge in... Read More »
If you were the kid who enjoyed a day at Sea World more than Six Flags, slept with your cat at the foot of your bed every night, or describe your dog as being one of your best friends, you may be interested in a career involving animals.
Traditionally, the first job that comes to mind in animal interaction is... Read More »