Welcome to Animal Jobs Digest, the premier destination to find and learn about jobs in animal care, protection, welfare, and conservation. If you care deeply about animals and are looking for a job protecting and taking care of them, you’ve come to the right place.

The site contains tons of free, useful content to help you find your dream animal-centered job. It is primarily divided into three sections . . .






You can find articles by doing a keyword search. Or you can click on a specific category within the box on the far right column (image shown below).

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If you’re short on time, you might want to check out some of my popular articles. The following are suggested articles if you’re looking for a place to start.


For beginners

Want to Make Animals Your Life’s Work? Discover Your Choices

How to Decide on the Perfect Animal-Centered Career


For free agents

The Freedom of Flexibility: Customize Your Own Animal Welfare Career

Should You Start  Your Own Animal Welfare Nonprofit?

Do You Write About Animals? Where to Find Paying Markets

Animal Lovers: Have You Considered Starting One of These Businesses?

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting an Animal Rescue

9 Publications That Pay You to Write About Animals

Extra Income From Home: 7 Ideas for Animal Lovers

Get Noticed! Animal Protection Agency Managers Speak Out


How to find a job with animals

8 Ways for Animal Lovers to Find a Dream Job

Get That Animal Welfare Job – 8 Ways to Stand Apart From the Pack

Overcome the Barriers in the Way of Your Animal Welfare Job

How Volunteering Can Help Your Animal-Centered Career – And Where to Find the Best Opportunities


Specific skills

No Experience With Animals? These Skills are Transferable

Purrfect Work: Career & Business Ideas for Cat Lovers

Yes, Job Opportunities Do Await Animal-Loving Baby Boomers

Vet School Not an Option? Consider These Alternative Careers

Use Your Humanities Degree to Find a Job Helping Animals

No Degree? No Problem! Find a Job in Animal Advocacy Without College


Animals and the environment need you . . .make them your life’s work.

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