Standard Occupational Classification

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39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

Feed, water, groom, bathe, exercise, or otherwise care for pets and other nonfarm animals, such as dogs, cats, ornamental fish or birds, zoo animals, and mice. Work in settings such as kennels, animal shelters, zoos, circuses, and aquariums. May keep records of feedings, treatments, and animals received or discharged. May clean, disinfect, and repair cages, pens, or fish tanks. Exclude "Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers" (31-9096).

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers (broad occupation)

Animal Care and Service Workers (minor group)

Personal Care and Service Occupations (major group)

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Last Modified Date: October 26, 2009

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