Getting a dream job is a little like falling in love. When you first fall, your heart does somersaults. Being around animals, just like the stages of a new romance, is exciting. Your energy level is high. Plus, you are full of enthusiasm. Your new job is perfect. The pay is decent. The hours are okay. You are helping animals, and learning so much about their habits and behaviors. Even your coworkers are helpful and nice. You have a lot in common. What more could you ask for?