Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

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Nonfarm Animal Caretakers
Feed, water, groom, bathe, exercise, or otherwise care for pets and other nonfarm animals, such as dogs, cats, ornamental fish or birds, zoo animals, and mice. Work in settings such as kennels, animal shelters, zoos, circuses, and aquariums. May keep records of feedings, treatments, and animals received or discharged. May clean, disinfect, and repair cages, pens, or fish tanks. Exclude "Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers" (31-9096). [SOC] Occupational asthma in aquarium keepers caused by fish food (Echinodorus larva); [Malo] See "From workplace to home environment: spreading of mouse allergens by laboratory animal workers." [PMID 30358658]
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