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Spay and Neuter Clinic Sofia Bulgaria

This is an amazing opportunity to take a short trip to the stunning capital city of Bulgaria to help and assist the charity Animal Rescue Sofia.The clinic will require you to be a capable vet or vet nurse with a minimum of 4 years’ experience in general practice.

Animal Rescue Sofia is one of only a few charities offering spay, neuter and soft tissue procedures in the Bulgarian Capital.

You will be based at the headquarters of Animal Rescue Sofia which is just outside the capital and accommodation will be provided within a short distance of the clinic.

The Centre has a well-equipped operating theatre and WVS and AR Sofia will provide all the required medical equipment including scrub tops and operating caps, gloves.  

Flights from the UK or Europe cities are included as is accommodation and food prepared by the AR team.

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Itinerary

 

Accommodation

Accomodation will be on a shared room basis in a local rented house and food provided

Country Bulgaria

Important Notes

What to pack

Volunteers should take practical / comfortable clothes to work in e.g (scrubs). If you would like to purchase a WVS scrub top please contact the office or visit our online shop.

  • Practical / comfortable clothes to work in (eg. scrubs)
  • Wet weather gear and warm clothing for the evenings
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Ear plugs and eye mask
  • Headlamp
  • Toiletries
  • Prescriptions & over-the-counter medication (eg. Imodium, Paracetemol etc)

The project may be extremely short on certain supplies and would likely be very grateful for donations. Please get in touch with us to find out if there is anything in particular that would be helpful to bring with you. If you have any spare room in your bag on the outbound flight, it would be highly appreciated if you are able to bring some spare supplies to use during your trip. This is at your discretion and entirely optional.

Travel Insurance

It is essential that you obtain comprehensive travel insurance for this project which also covers you for veterinary work. We recommend Go Walkabout who offer tailor made travel insurance policies for WVS volunteers. Please note that fully paid members of WVS also receive a 10% discount on Go Walkabout policies.

Health & Vaccinations

This information should be used as a guide only. For up to date information on immunisations please consult your doctor. You will need to allow plenty of time before travelling for your immunisations to be effective. DO NOT LEAVE THIS UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE. As you will be working with animals the Rabies and Tetanus vaccines are essential. We have provided links below to websites with useful information on immunisations and travel advice which we highly recommend that you visit.

Visas

​UK passport holders are required to obtain a visa before travelling. Please visit the Foreign Commonwealth Office website for further details: www.fco.gov.uk. All WVS volunteers are required to organise their own visas.

Trip dates

DepartureReturnVetsVet NursesOther
Mon 4th Sep 2017Mon 11th Sep 2017
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Benefits of volunteering with WVS

By volunteering with WVS you are making a huge difference to the lives of animals and communities around the world. You will also receive the following benefits:

  • Vet
  • Vet Nurse
Details 8 Days
Spaces available
Cost £50 ( WVS admin fee )
Details 8 days
Spaces available
Cost £50 ( WVS admin fee )
Country Bulgaria
Animals

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+44 (0)1725 557225