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WVS 2014 Annual Report

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Latest News & Blog

Rescuing the Starving Bears & Lions of Gyumri

2016-01-29

Updates on the Starving Bears & Lions of Gyumri

UPDATE - 5th FEBRUARY 2016 - LIONS REMOVED FROM GYUMRI ZOO! Dear Supporters, Fantastic news – Today, the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) in collaboration with  the Worldwide Veterinary Service (WVS) have organised the rescue of the Gyumri Zoo lioness Mery and her cubs Zita and Gita to the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge, a privately protected area managed by the FPWC. No matter the unfavorable weather...
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WVS ITC Thailand

2015-10-20

WVS ITC Thailand

Today is a big milestone for WVS.  We launched our first training session today at our brand new international training centre in the Chiang Mai Province of Thailand. The centre is delivering a wide range of courses in surgical sterilisation techniques, shelter medicine and shelter management for Thai vets and students. Ten dogs have been operated so far...
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Wildlife Veterinary Project Zambia

2015-10-20

Wildlife Veterinary Project Zambia

WVS is working on the Wildlife Veterinary Project with Game Rangers International, a charity that supports communities living around the Kafue National Park.  It manages the natural resources of the area through support to wildlife management and protection and community outreach and education.  Our veterinary project manager Sylvain Hawawini spoke to us today ... WVP team had a tough day at the beginning of October. With...
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World Rabies Day

2015-09-28

World Rabies Day

Today marks World Rabies Day and our teams are out in force saving lives around the world. Today our C.E.O Luke Gamble flew out to Malaysia having been invited by the government officials to discuss solutions to a rabies outbreak. Last Friday Dr Gamble submitted a proposal to the Malaysian government to contain the rabies outbreak with humane dog population...
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2015 Christmas Appeal

2015-09-22

This Christmas Help Donkeys To Be Seen!

We are launching our Christmas Donkey Appeal! Road accidents are a big problem for donkeys in India. They are seriously injured, sometimes fatally, on a regular basis on unlit roads. During one of our donkey outreach clinics in India we came up with a simple yet cost effective solution; high visibility safety collar. Just £5 will buy a...
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SEARCH VOLUNTEER TRIPS
Animal Care Samos
WVS PROJECT

Animal Care Samos

Animal Care Samos also runs a shelter for stray and abandoned dogs. Where possible, dogs are re-homed (commonly to mainland Europe) following sterilisation and treatment.

“On a personal basis I found the trip most fulfilling and an...

  • 15/02/2016 - 25/02/2016
  • 10/06/2016 - 20/06/2016
  • 15/08/2016 - 25/08/2016
  • 04/11/2016 - 14/11/2016

Dates: (Click for dates)

Animals: CatDog

Cost: £300 - £400

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BSPCA - Malawi
WVS PROJECT

BSPCA - Malawi

Blantyre SPCA is a non-profit organisation that rescues and rehomes dogs and cats and offers vaccinations and sterilisation to stray animals or those from low-income households. 

The Blantyre SPCA offers veterinary help to the local Blantyre community and also t...

  • 15/03/2016 - 31/03/2016
  • 01/09/2016 - 14/09/2016
  • 08/10/2016 - 22/10/2016

Dates: (Click for dates)

Animals: Dog

Cost: Approximately £700 - £800 for flights / travel costs.

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Dagmar's Malawi Blog
WVS PROJECT

BSPCA - Malawi Training Course

WVS are organising a training course at the BSPCA Malawi for Southern African Vets. We are looking for 4 nurses to assist on the training course in April.

Nurses will mainly be overseeing the preparation of the animals prior to surgery, monitoring the anaesthesia&nbs...

  • 16/04/2016 - 29/04/2016

Dates: (Click for dates)

Animals: CatDog

Cost: Flights appro £700 - £800

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DOG SPAY AND NEUTER CLINIC IN THAILAND
WVS PROJECT

DOG SPAY AND NEUTER CLINIC IN THAILAND

Incredible opportunity for a Vet and Vet nurse to volunteer at our dog clinic Situated near Sukhothai  in Thailand. This trip is in association with BLES (Boon Lotts Elephant sanctuary). 

 

 

 

  • 13/03/2016 - 19/03/2016
  • 08/05/2016 - 14/05/2016
  • 19/06/2016 - 25/06/2016
  • 14/08/2016 - 20/08/2016

Dates: (Click for dates)

Animals: Dog

Cost: Flights (£564) + Accom (£115)

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WVS PROJECT

Grenada SPCA - Volunteer Vets and Vet Nurses

Looking for volunteer Vets and Vet Nurses to lend a helping hand at the charity animal shelter on the beautiful Island of Grenada in the West Indies! Volunteers will be required to assist in general health checks and surgeries.  

 

  • Dates available all year

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Animals: CatDog

Cost: £750.00

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FELINE SPAY AND NEUTER COURSE IN INDIA
WVS PROJECT

Veterinary Feline Specialist needed to teach at the ITC

This an exciting opportunity of training and passing your knowledge to vets and vet students who are keen to learn soft tissue surgery in felines

  • 04/04/2016 - 08/04/2016

Dates: (Click for dates)

Animals: Cat

Cost: N/A

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Volunteer Vet Needed at ITC
WVS PROJECT

Volunteer Vet Needed at ITC India

Volunteer Vet Needed at the ITC centre in India. 

Exciting opportunity to work at canine spay and neuter clinics as well as training Indian vets and animal welfare workers at the WVS International Training Centre in Southern India.

This volun...

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Animals: Dog

Cost: Flights only (approx £650)

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Volunteer Vet Needed at ITC Thailand
WVS PROJECT

Volunteer Vet Needed at ITC Thailand

Volunteer Vet Needed at the ITC centre in Thailand. 

Exciting opportunity to work at canine spay and neuter clinics as well as training Thai and other International vets and animal welfare workers at the WVS ITC Thailand in Chiang Mai.

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  • Dates available all year

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Animals: CatDog

Cost: Flights (£521) + Accommodation

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WVS PROJECT

Animal Hospital - Caribbean

Qualified experienced vets are required to volunteer at this busy animal hospital on the beautiful island of Carriacou. (Two weeks minimum). Veterinary nurses also welcome. 

  • Dates available all year

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Animals: CatDog

Cost: £800 for flights (plus food costs)

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Dagmar's Malawi Blog
WVS PROJECT

Sterilisation Campaign - Malawi

For the whole month of May 2016 WVS will run a sterilisation campaign, aiming to sterilise at least 1000 dogs. The team will work in classrooms of local primary schools and at the Blantyre SPCA premises in the town centre, operating dogs of the local poor commun...

  • 29/04/2016 - 28/05/2016

Dates: (Click for dates)

Animals: BirdsCatDog

Cost: Approx £700 - £800 for flights only

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WVS PROJECT

Surgical training for vet grads / students

The WVS International Training Centre in India is running ABC courses for vet / vet nurse new graduates and students.  This exciting course will give you hands on surgical experience, while supporting a vital ABC programme in the surrounding towns and villages.

  • 09/01/2017 - 20/01/2017
  • 23/01/2017 - 03/01/2017
  • 06/02/2017 - 17/02/2017
  • 20/03/2017 - 31/03/2017
  • 01/05/2017 - 12/05/2017
  • 12/06/2017 - 23/06/2017
  • 31/07/2017 - 11/08/2017
  • 14/08/2017 - 25/08/2017
  • 11/09/2017 - 22/09/2017

Dates: (Click for dates)

Animals: Dog

Cost: £650 (exc. flights)

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Vet and Vet Nurses needed in India
WVS PROJECT

Vet and Vet Nurses needed in India

Volunteer vet Nurses and Vets with a minimum 5 years experience are required to take part in a Spay and Neuter Clinic in India. 

  • Dates available all year

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Animals: CatDog

Cost: £450 - £700 - approx flight cost

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WVS PROJECT

Volunteers for student surgical training courses

Help the WVS India team at the International Training Centre to train international vet students and new graduates.

 

AVAILABLE FROM APRIL ONWARDS

  • No Dates Available!

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Animals: Dog

Cost: Flights only (approx £650)

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WVS PROJECT

Volunteers for veterinary training courses in India

Exciting opportunity to train Indian vets and animal welfare workers at the WVS International Training Centre in Southern India.

 

  • No Dates Available!

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Animals: CatDogEquineFarm

Cost: Flights only (approx £650)

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Bosnia & Herzegovina – Veterinary Training Course

Bosnia & Herzegovina – Veterinary Training Course

The project aims to encourage owners to get their dogs neutered through a neutering campaign, where neutering is carried out by veterinary clinics in Sarajevo directly and Dogs Trust Bosnia co-ordinates this.

The focus of all our efforts is to strengthen the ability...

  • 09/05/2016 - 14/05/2016
  • 19/09/2016 - 24/09/2016
  • 14/11/2016 - 19/11/2016

Dates: (Click for dates)

Animals: Dog

Cost: Covered by Dogs Trust

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Botswana neutering & outreach project

SPACES AVAILABLE FOR VETS FROM JULY 2016.  APPLICATIONS CAN BE MADE FROM APRIL

An exciting opportunity for veterinary volunteers to get involved with this animal welfare and neutering project in Botswana. Volunteers also have the opportunity, at...

  • Dates available all year

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Animals: Dog

Cost: Flights (from £800 to £1,300) + registration fee (£100)

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Sofia Bulgaria ABC Clinic

Sofia Bulgaria ABC Clinic

Dates 9th May until 20th May Participants: 2 vets and two vet nurses Location: AR Sofia farm, near Sofia, Bulgaria

  • 09/05/2016 - 20/05/2016

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Animals: Dog

Cost: 50 % of flights and accomodation

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