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Joel Slaven’s Professional Animals provides animal training and staffing for live animal shows, special events, and production work. Currently JSPA has contracts with the Sea World Parks in Florida, California, Texas and Virginia as well as with the Columbus Zoo in Ohio. JSPA currently has Fulltime Performer positions available at the "Pets Ahoy" show at Sea World San Antonio, the "Pets Ahoy" show at Sea World Orlando, the "Animals on Safari" show at the Columbus Zoo, the "Pet Shenanigans" Show at Busch Gardens Williamsburg and a Seasonal Fulltime Performer position at the "Pets Rule" show at Sea World San Diego. Please view the attached flyer for the job of a lifetime!