Job Description: The animal care specialist is primarily responsible for the prevention and control of diseases transmitted from animal to man, as well as the comprehensive care for government-owned animals. Job duties include: provide routine daily care for animals in veterinary treatment or research and development facilities; perform physical examinations to detect obvious abnormalities and reports findings to veterinarian; calculate doses and administers oral and topical medications as directed by the veterinarian; assist veterinarian in surgical procedures and perform euthanasia when instructed by veterinarian.

  • Branch Branch: Army
  • Ratings Average Rating:
  • Desinnation Designation: 68T
  • Average Required Test Average Salary: $37,126
  • Entry Type Entry Type: Enlisted
  • Required Test ASVAB: ST: 91
  • Degree Degree: High School or GED
  • Age Age: 17-34
  • Citizen Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
  • Category Category: Medical & Emergency
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