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Pet Trainer

119

Statewide
Job Postings
258th

Out of 439
Jobs In-Demand
400

Currently Employed
in Indiana
$8.47 - $14.21

Avg. Hourly Wage
Indiana
$10.38 - $19.58

Avg. Hourly Wage
USA
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Pet Trainer - Indiana Regions Overview:

The graph above shows that there were 119 job postings for the occupation of Pet Trainer in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Pet Trainer. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.

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Top 3 Certifications

There are not any certifications requested by Indiana employers for this occupation.
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What Pet Trainer Do:

Train animals for riding, harness, security, performance, or obedience, or assisting persons with disabilities. Accustom animals to human voice and contact and condition animals to respond to commands. Train animals according to prescribed standards for show or competition. May train animals to carry pack loads or work as part of pack team.

Common Job Activities:

  • Train horses or other equines for riding, harness, show, racing, or other work, using knowledge of breed characteristics, training methods, performance standards, and the peculiarities of each animal.
  • Talk to or interact with animals to familiarize them to human voices or contact.
  • Cue or signal animals during performances.
  • Conduct training programs to develop or maintain desired animal behaviors for competition, entertainment, obedience, security, riding, or related purposes.
  • Use oral, spur, rein, or hand commands to condition horses to carry riders or to pull horse-drawn equipment.
  • Retrain horses to break bad habits, such as kicking, bolting, or resisting bridling or grooming.
  • Feed or exercise animals or provide other general care, such as cleaning or maintaining holding or performance areas.
  • Observe animals' physical conditions to detect illness or unhealthy conditions requiring medical care.
  • Train dogs in human assistance or property protection duties.
  • Evaluate animals to determine their temperaments, abilities, or aptitude for training.
  • Train dogs to work as guides for the visually impaired.
  • Place tack or harnesses on horses to accustom horses to the feel of equipment.
  • Administer prescribed medications to animals.
  • Keep records documenting animal health, diet, or behavior.
  • Evaluate animals for trainability and ability to perform.
  • Advise animal owners regarding the purchase of specific animals.
  • Organize or conduct animal shows.
  • Instruct jockeys in handling specific horses during races.

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