• Grooming a dog
  • Feeding a turtle
  • Blue fish in a tank
This is a two-year program for high school juniors and seniors
  • Internships
  • Job Placement
  • Scholarships
Career Opportunities: 
  • Animal control officer
  • Animal cruelty investigator
  • Animal research
  • Aquarium/aviary worker
  • Assistant veterinary technician
  • Boarding kennel worker
  • Groomer, brusher and bather
  • Obedience instructor
  • Pet store manager
  • Veterinary receptionist
Additional Information: 

Academic requirements are biology and science.


High attendance is critical to animal science; students mst be able to lift 25 pounds or more, and work with and handle a wide variety of small animals.


Students in this program belong to Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA). It provides opportunities for competition, leadership and community service projects.


Animal Science students groom dogs as a public service. For an appointment, call Instructor Sara Hostetler at 330-669-7066.

Career Opportunities Brochure 23-24

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