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Internship Opportunities at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

Animal care internships at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah, are open to candidates seeking a career in animal welfare, as well as other candidates who have equivalent life and work experience. The minimum age to participate is 18. All interns must arrange for their own lodging and provide their own transportation during their internship.

Paid internship positions will be offered in all six animal care areas; Bunny House, Cat World, Dogtown, Horse Haven (includes goats and pigs), Parrot Garden and Wild Friends! Internships are full for 2023. Please check back for more information regarding 2024 programs in the coming months!

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Best Friends also offers veterinary externships: Learn more.