We surveyed 12 animal assisted therapists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical animal assisted therapist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as an animal assisted therapist?

Low

High

Working as an animal assisted therapist typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become an animal assisted therapist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as an animal assisted therapist typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as an animal assisted therapist?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically difficult to find a job as an animal assisted therapist.