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Vet Trips

Have you ever thought about using your veterinary skills overseas? From Malawi and Grenada to Bulgaria and the Caribbean, we have voluntary veterinary opportunities to suit all requirements.

There are two different types of trip available, these are 'Volunteer Placements' and 'WVS Projects'. Sometimes you will be able to find job vacancies we post on behalf of our associated charities as well. Keep checking the page regularly as new placements and opportunities are constantly being uploaded.

Become a member of WVS and you can take advantage of our bespoke travel insurance package that covers you for all of our trips as well as enjoy the many other benefits of becoming a member. Click here for full details or here to sign up now!

If you work for a vet practice and they have signed up to be a Vet Practice Member of WVS, you and your colleagues could receive a discount on WVS courses! Let your practice know about all the amazing benefits of joining our Vet Practice Membership today! For full information click here or to sign up click here.


Paid Vet Vacancy - Cape Town S.Africa


The SA.MAST Animal Clinic in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, South Africa (SA's largest township) has virtually come to a standstill because they no longer have a vet. Their clinic has been conducting a focused and consistent mass sterilisation and primary treatment programme in SA (Over 19 000 spay / neuters to date) whilst also treating the sick and injured via their animal ambulances, clinic and hospital.

They are looking for a fixed-term contract (long or short term) sole charge Veterinary Surgeon, new graduates are welcome to apply. There is also the possibility of being offered a permanent position if or when it suits both parties.

Work visas for UK or Australian registered Veterinary Surgeons are easily obtainable because the qualification is listed as a critical skills shortage in South Africa.

Kitwe Animal Welfare Society Sterilisation Project - Zambia April 2019

Vets, Vet Nurses

Supporting Kitwe Animal Welfare Society a supported charity of WVS who have partnered with The Dziko Project who are looking for experienced vets and nurses (must have 3 years + post grad experience) to support a sterilisation, vaccination and treatment campaign.


This is the first mass sterilisation and vaccination drive KAWS have ran, coupled with education to pet owners across the community. We will be working in partnership with KAWS and their local vets to reach and treat as many dogs and animals as we can.

The campaign will provide FREE sterilization, 5 in 1 vaccinations (providing protection against canine distemper, infectious canine hepatitis, canine adenovirus type 1 and 2, canine parainfluenza and canine parvovirus), health care check, wound management, council registration, and equally as important education on responsible pet care and rabies prevention awareness.

Other ways to help

"Animal welfare matters.
Let’s be the difference."

- Luke Gamble, WVS Founder