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Latest News & Blog

Sterlising in Sofia - our vets in Bulgaria

2016-05-20

Sterlising in Sofia - our vets in Bulgaria

A team of WVS vets are currently providing veterinary support to Animal Rescue Sofia in Bulgaria. One of our vets, Tammy has kindly been keeping a little blog of what the team have been up to.  Over to you Tammy! Our WVS team arrived in Bulgaria 3 days ago and were warmly welcomed by AR Sofia....
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Why Dagmar is training vets and helping the animals of Blantyre

2016-05-18

Dagmar's blog - training vets and helping the dogs of Blantyre

Exactly one year ago I spent three months here in Blantyre, Malawi. Back then my visit mainly focused on helping Mission Rabies setting up their vaccination campaign. One year on Mission Rabies has done an amazing job and the teams have not only vaccinated more than 70% of the dogs in the city of Blantyre,...
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Training the vets of Nepal

2016-05-04

Training the vets of Nepal

Staff from our ITC in Thailand has recently returned from a 5-day large animal training course, run by ITC Clinical Director, Maiju Tamminen in Nepal. This course was teaching vets "Large animal reproduction and preventive medicine". This was the first time ever that such a practical-oriented course on large animals has been run in Nepal...
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The first ever WVS surgical course for African vets, held in Blantyre, Malawi

2016-04-29

The first ever WVS surgical course for African vets, held in Blantyre, Malawi

In April, a two weeklong veterinary surgical training course was held at the new premises of the Blantyre SPCA in Nyambadwe. The course was initiated and run by WVS in collaboration with Blantyre SPCA. Seven vets from Malawi, Zambia and Tanzania took part in this sponsored course, where they have been learning the very best surgical...
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Zambezi Canoe Challenge 2017

2016-04-27

The Zambezi Canoe Challenge

Calling all adventurers! Would you like to spend 4 days canoeing on the Zambezi River, looking for elephants, hippos, impala, waterbuck and maybe even catch a rare glimpse of a big cat?  Why not sign up for our Zambezi Canoe Challenge where you will be canoeing whilst witnessing the most incredible wildlife, plus you will...
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BSPCA - Malawi
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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...

  • 01/09/2016 - 14/09/2016
  • 08/10/2016 - 22/10/2016

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Animals: Dog

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

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Dagmar's Malawi Blog
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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...

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Animals: CatDog

Cost: Flights appro £700 - £800

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DOG SPAY AND NEUTER CLINIC IN THAILAND
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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). 

 

 

 

  • 19/06/2016 - 25/06/2016
  • 14/08/2016 - 20/08/2016

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Animals: Dog

Cost: Flights (£564) + Accom (£115)

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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.  

 

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Animals: CatDog

Cost: £750.00

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Volunteer Vet Needed at ITC
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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
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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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Animals: CatDog

Cost: Flights (£521) + Accommodation

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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. 

Veterinary volunteers must have a minimum of 3 years post graduation experience.

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Animals: CatDog

Cost: £800 for flights (plus food costs)

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Dagmar's Malawi Blog
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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...

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Animals: CatDog

Cost: Approx £700 - £800 for flights only

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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.

  • 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

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Animals: Dog

Cost: £650 (exc. flights)

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Vet and Vet Nurses needed in India
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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. 

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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

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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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Job Vacancy - Save The Dogs

Job Vacancy - Save The Dogs

Save the Dogs is urgently looking to recruit 2 veterinarians in Romania - one to join their mobile clinic staff and and another for their permanent clinic in Cernavoda.

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Animals: Dog

Cost: n/a

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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

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Animals: Dog

Cost: 50 % of flights and accomodation

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