Experience the magic of Costa Rica while helping its feathered, furry and scaly residents. Volunteers have an opportunity to assist with husbandry tasks for a wide variety of exotic species in the sanctuary then spend most of their session in the animal hospital caring for sick and juvenile animals with the full-time vet.
Vet Experience volunteers help small animals in disadvantaged communities, large animals in production and community outreach settings, and wildlife through game capture, reptile handling, and zoo projects. Volunteers can expect to explore different aspects of veterinary medicine, add a unique experience to their resume, help animals in need, and have a once-in-a-lifetime adventure in South Africa!
This internship was designed for students who have completed at least 1 year of a veterinary course. The internship structure is an equal mix of small animal, large animal, and wildlife aspects, as in the Vet Experience program, however, the Vet Student Internship has more advanced skills and procedures, a smaller group size, and a full-time, highly qualified mixed-practice South African vet.
During this wildlife veterinary program, Game Capture volunteers assist an experienced South African wildlife vet and their professional game capture team with wildlife relocations throughout the Eastern Cape. During this session, volunteers are involved in every aspect of the capture from planning to immobilization, then transport and release. Training includes providing treatments as needed, monitoring vitals, and physically transporting a wide variety of species.
Volunteers help to control the overpopulation of dogs and cats in Panama by actively participating in an intensive sterilization program and community education.
This small animal clinic & sanctuary strives to mitigate animal suffering with an ongoing spay/neuter campaign, street dog rescue & rehabilitation project, and community education for the humane treatment of all animals.
This rescue & rehabilitation center specializes in managing chronic injuries and permanent disabilities, as well as regular spay drives and community education.
The African Wildlife Conservation Experience offers volunteers the unique and exciting opportunity to get hands-on experience in the conservation efforts of an African game reserve. Work alongside a team of passionate conservationists working tirelessly to save our endangered and threatened wild and marine life from extinction.
This program aims to create sustainable animal welfare in Cambodia by tackling overpopulation (spays & neuters), teaching local communities and schools about animal welfare (education), and improving the quality of veterinary care (training).
This rescue center is dedicated to the treatment and protection of exotic animals indigenous to the tropical paradise that is Costa Rica. Working alongside an experienced wildlife vet, volunteers are responsible for basic medical and day-to-day care of the resident animals, with the aim of releasing them back to their natural habitat whenever possible.