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The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with clever technology. They will often follow the latest developments in their chosen field, and prefer mentally stimulating environments.

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About

Humans and animals live their lives alongside each other. We are inseparable from each other and many jobs exist to care for our animal friends. Vets care for their health while groomers are animal beauticians. In the countryside, the National Parks & Wildlife Service cares for the environment of wild animals, especially endangered ones, while Gamekeepers maintain the numbers of animals used for hunting.

Skills

    critical thinking, animal care, active listening, investigation, communication, independence, observing behaviour, biology, customer service, caring for others, decision making, problem solving, recording information, physical fitness,

Key Facts

2,605
number of vets registered with the Veterinary Council of Ireland at the end of 2017
890
number of veterinary nurses registered with the Veterinary Council of Ireland at the end of 2017
9%
how many of Irelands wildlife habitats are classified as in a good state
6
the number of national parks in Ireland, in addition there are many more nature reserves and national heritage areas

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LM180 Equine Science - University of Limerick - UL
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DN300 Veterinary Medicine - University College Dublin - UCD
DN300 Veterinary Medicine - University College Dublin - UCD
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LM093 Equine Science - University of Limerick - UL
LM093 Equine Science - University of Limerick - UL
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