It’s Their Job: Justin Jones

Name: Justin Jones

Job: Kennel Manager at Caprock Veterinary Clinic

Background: Jones was raised and attended school in Portales. He is now studying at ENMU to become a veterinarian.

Time on job: One and a half years

What does your job entail? It depends on the day. Sometimes I work with the animals in the back. Other times I work with the clients. I also do treatments and shots. I am the all-around person; I do everything.

What is a typical day like for you? Hectic. I do a lot of traversing between ENMU and the clinic.

Why did you choose this job? This is the career field I am studying to go into.

What kind of training, if any, do you need for this job? You need schooling and knowledge of animal care.

What do you enjoy most about this job? I love the animals. It is nice to see all the animals get good happy homes and to that you know you helped them.

— Compiled by PNT Correspondent Blake Downs