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Vet Student Trips

WVS runs specific training projects for students and new graduates looking to gain practical experience in the field at our International Training Centre's in India and Thailand.

These exciting courses give participants hands on surgical experience whilst supporting a vital Animal Birth Control (ABC) programme in the surrounding towns and villages.

You will learn the importance of humane dog population control and also the best recommended field practices that are relevant for ABC programmes.  This is an amazing opportunity for veterinary graduates and students who are looking to gain more confidence and experience in routine soft tissue surgery as well as those that want to work in developing countries in the future.

La Senda Verde

Supporters, Vets, Vet Nurses, Vet Students, Non-Vets

WVS are delighted to have formed a partnership with La Senda Verde Animal Refuge Inc. A charity who have recently registered with WVS based near La Paz in Bolivia, who are dedicated to improving the lives of rescued Native Bolivian Wildlife, providing them with medical care, food and housing. WVS hopes to be able to support LSV with excellent volunteers so anyone thinking of a trip to South America why not drop in and volunteer at LSV.

Siyafunda Endangered Species Project

Vet Students, Non-Vets

WVS are delighted to be supporting The Siyafunda Endangered Species Project will allow you to participate with on the ground, hands on monitoring of some of Africa’s endangered species: Rhino, Cheetah and Southern Ground Hornbill.

It is ideal if you want to truly experience the “wild” side of Africa. Their camp is based in a Limpopo game reserve which is home to the 'Big 5'. This means you will get to encounter, and live with, elephant, lion, leopard and buffalo while working with us.

Siyafunda Conservation

Vet Students, Non-Vets

WVS are pleased to support the Siyafunda Conservation Makalali project which offers you a unique experience in the African bush. The Greater Makalali Reserve is a vast Big 5 nature reserve covering an area of 25000 hectares. Situated in the Lowveld area, the home of nature conservation in South Africa. This trip gives you the opportunity to observe and be a part of the research and monitoring teams on the reserve, your work is vital for accurate management of the animals within the reserve.

Vet Tech and Pre-Clincal Experience Courses in Goa India

Vet Nurses, Vet Students, Non-Vets

A unique opportunity to experience the day to day working of our busy clinic in Goa.

Join the team as they help animals from all over this most picturesque state.

You will learn non-surgical procedures and your days will be full from start to finish you will find this course not only informative but rewarding.

Surgical Training for Vet Students & Vet Graduates - Goa 2018

Vets, Vet Students

We are pleased to announce the 2018 course dates at the Hicks International Training Centre in Goa where we will be offering ABC courses for newly graduated vets, veterinary students in their 3rd/4th or final year . Whether you are looking to enhance your surgical skills or refresh them this two week course will provide you with a practically focused experience in Northern Goa.

Thailand International Training Centre Student Courses 2018

Vets, Vet Students

The new ITC purpose built training centre is situated in the Hang Dong area, just outside of Chiang Mai. This is a short journey from the International airport and yet is located in the countryside, in a semi-rural location.

The centre has amazing views over the countryside and you will benefit from the fabulous facilities, whilst being able to enjoy the culture of this fascinating area of Thailand with its WATS, temples and incredible points of interest.

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

- Luke Gamble, WVS Founder