"How about careers in animal training?"
Because of his love for animals, it just seemed he should explore animal related careers. After all, if our family's experience is like that of other pet loving families, exploring careers in the animal field seemed to be needed!
I was trying not to be too parental as I suggested to my adult son possible animal careers. We were standing in a checkout line at Petco and were looking at a sign listing the current jobs at Petco.
In fact, the Petco Career Sign listed a number of possible careers in the animal field. My son seemed interested and we began to brainstorm all of the animal or pet related job possibilities:
My goal was to prompt him to consider animal related careers as employment possibilities, hoping to do so in such a way that the discovery was his, not mine.
Both as his Dad and as his unofficial career change coach, I could see the animal care field as a good fit for him for several reasons:
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So there you have it, a Father's advice to an adult son who was ready to launch a new career.
"Consider animal careers: explore careers in animal training. Let Sadie help you decide. You could probe animal training careers or careers in animal health. I really do believe an animal career would fit you."