The UK is famous for being a nation of animal lovers. With the current spotlight on the environment, and the increasing need to preserve species and wildlife habitats, jobs in this industry have rapidly grown over the last 20 years. The range of jobs on offer is enormous, ranging from managing an organic farm to training guide dogs - but it's not all cuddly animals and days in the sun! Giving you a realistic insight into all aspects of the industry, this guide provides the facts and dispels the myths of working with animals and wildlife. Packed with real life stories and case studies this book gives all the information you need to determine whether this is the right career for you. Real Life Guides are practical guides for practical people. Each guide looks in detail at what it takes to train for, get into and be successful at a wide range of hands-on careers. Real Life Guides aim to inform and inspire you by providing comprehensive yet hard-hitting information about what it takes to succeed in these fields.