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WVS 2014 Annual Report

Download the 2014 WVS Annual Report

Read about all the life saving work we carried out last year across the world. This report allows you to discover more about our team, all our fundraising activities throughout 2014 and gives a financial overview too. So, you can see how our charity is making the most of all the great support given to us.

Latest News & Blog

Free Pet or Family Photoshoot for All Supporters

2015-09-01

Free Pet or Family Photoshoot for All Supporters from the Click Group

Our friends at the Click Group are kindly offering each new and existing supporter a FREE Pet or Family photoshoot at any branch of the Click Group around the country. Photoshoots also include a 5” x 7” print  To claim this, just email us at info@wvs.org.uk and we will send you the unique code.  Family Photoshoot Bring your...
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Hardcore Healing: Helping The Horses of The Roma Gypsy Community

2015-08-21

Hardcore Healing: Helping The Horses of The Roma Gypsy Community

WVS sends out an average to 5 teams of skilled and specialist vets every month. Dr Kimm Bakker MRCVS was among the team of vets to support animals in the Roma Gypsy Community in the Algarve. Here is her blog.  Thanks to the support of the Marching Animal Welfare Trust, we combined forces with ARC Horse...
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2015-08-11

ITC Thailand

ITC Thailand to open in October We are launching our brand new international training centre in the Chiang Mai Province of Thailand. The centre will deliver a wide range of courses in surgical sterilisation techniques, shelter medicine and shelter management for Thai vets and students. The Centre will be based at the Care for Dogs Foundation shelters....
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Saving Street Dogs In Armenia

2015-08-07

Saving Street Dogs In Armenia

Thousands of dogs are killed on the streets in Eastern Europe every year. We sent our International Veterinary Manager, Dagmar Mayer to do something about it.... Yerevan, the capital of Armenia is a sad example of a city where this has been happening for years. Stray dogs were shot on the streets, but now they...
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WVS in Zambia

2015-08-04

WVS in Zambia

WVS is proud to now be providing a sustainable veterinary presence in Zambia. We are supporting Game Rangers International, a fantastic charity that supports communities living around the Kafue National Park to manage the natural resources of the area through support to wildlife management and protection and community outreach and education. The project, which is a collaboration...
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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...

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

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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...

  • Dates available all year

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Animals: Dog

Cost: Approximately £700 for flights / travel costs.

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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 work at our brand new dog clinic in Thailand. This trip is in association with BLES (Boon Lotts Elephant sanctuary). 

50 % of flight costs paid by WVS  for August Trip

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Animals: Dog

Cost: Flights (£564) + Accom (£115)

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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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Vucjak Animal Shelter
WVS PROJECT

Vucjak Animal Shelter

Experienced veterinary nurses are required for a 1 week placement at this busy animal shelter in Serbia. 

Travel and accommodation costs all covered by WVS.

 

  • 05/09/2015 - 12/09/2015

Dates: (Click for dates)

Animals: Dog

Cost: Basic expenses only.

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Neutering Trip – Sri Lanka

Neutering Trip – Dog Star Sri Lanka

Volunteers work will focus on the sterilisation of dogs and some cats. Volunteers may also be asked to treat other conditions depending on what arises. Dogs will be collected from various areas by Dogstar. No animals are operated on without permission, most are ...

  • 04/12/2015 - 15/12/2015

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Animals: Dog

Cost: Flights (£607) + Accommodation

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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.

  • 04/01/2016 - 15/01/2016
  • 25/01/2016 - 05/02/2016
  • 08/02/2016 - 19/02/2016
  • 21/03/2016 - 01/04/2016
  • 09/05/2016 - 20/05/2016
  • 25/07/2016 - 05/08/2016
  • 08/08/2016 - 19/08/2016

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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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

  • 07/09/2015 - 18/09/2015
  • 22/09/2015 - 02/10/2015
  • 05/10/2015 - 16/10/2015
  • 19/10/2015 - 30/10/2015
  • 02/11/2015 - 13/11/2015
  • 16/11/2015 - 27/11/2015
  • 30/11/2015 - 11/12/2015

Dates: (Click for dates)

Animals: Dog

Cost: Flights only (approx £650)

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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.

 

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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

Volunteer vet Nurses with a minimum 5 years experience are required to take part in a veterinary training project in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina.

  • 09/11/2015 - 14/11/2015

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Animals: Dog

Cost: N/A

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Botswana neutering & outreach project

An exciting opportunity for veterinary volunteers to get involved with this animal welfare and neutering project in Botswana. Volunteers also have the opportunity, at a small additional cost, to experience a safari in the incredible Okava...

  • 01/11/2015 - 30/11/2015

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Animals: Dog

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

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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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Nosara Refuge for Wildlife - Night Supervisor

Nosara Refuge for Wildlife - Howler Monkey Placement

Incredible opportunity for a experienced primate vet to learn about the caring and treatment of Howler Monkeys in Costa Rica.

  • Dates available all year

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Animals: Primates

Cost: Flights Only

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VACANCY - Vet needed at Yerevan City Zoo Armenia

VACANCY - Vet needed at Yerevan City Zoo Armenia

An exciting opportunity for a vet has arisen in the only public zoo in Armenia, situated in the city of Yerevan. 

  • Dates available all year

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Animals: BirdsCatMarinePrimatesWildlife

Cost: N/A

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