Welcome back to the blog! It has been a while and I apologize for that. I have been a bit distracted with all of the traveling. If you are new to the blog, this summer I was a bit all over the place. It was a summer of diversity in species, to say the least. … Continue reading The Summer of Travel
First, it is possible to gain experience at home. Obviously, it is more financially feasible and often necessary to gain work experience at home. If you are inundated with student debt, for example, traveling may be out of the question for you. However, if you are looking for something spectacular to build up not only … Continue reading Travel to Gain Experience (And an Ode to My Trailer)
To continue the interview from last week (click here to read if you missed it), I will jump right in! Katherine is a great friend of mine who interned with me at Zoo Atlanta and is now working full time in their birds department. Enjoy the interview! S - Shelby (Me) K - Katherine S: … Continue reading Interview with a ZOO KEEPER Part II – Conservation and Zoos
Katherine is one of my closest friends and a zoo keeper at Zoo Atlanta. We interned together there in the Program Animals Department and learned so much from each other. She graciously agreed to let me interview her for those who are interested in becoming a zoo keeper and are not really sure where to … Continue reading Interview with a ZOO KEEPER Part I – How to get into Zoo Keeping.
This is going to be a blog post unlike any other that you will ever read in regard to zoo animal medicine. I am going to sit here and tell you why you SHOULD be a zoo animal vet. Don't get me wrong. There are plenty of cons to pursuing zoo animal medicine and you … Continue reading Zoo Animal Medicine… Why You SHOULD Do It and How to Start.