It is exhausting work. There is always lots to do and at times very little staff. It can be an enjoyable work place. I love working with animals and the customers are usually quite lovely. It can be quite demanding although and is typically understaffed, which therefore increases the work load, while not increasing the pay.
ProsWorking with all the animals, learning about the care of many types of pets, experience working with said pets
ConsHard work, such as scrubbing fish tanks (it hurts the back after some time), having allergies to things such as hay and reacting from those allergies each shift