Companion Animal Outreach Program

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An exciting extra to WSAVA 2015 through social outreach programs

WSAVA is dedicated to the continuing development of companion animal care around the world. WSAVA is a non-profit organization of 90 associations and represents approximately 180,000 veterinarians worldwide. WSAVA wants to increase the experience of the 2015 Bangkok World Congress with various outreach programs. These outreach programs allow the attendees of the Congress to have a one-of-a-kind experience in the country of origin of the Congress. The program will allow veterinary participants of the WSAVA World Congress to join local practices to help communities promote animal welfare through various outreach programs. The neutering projects and Elephant camp are made possible by an Educational Grant of Hill's Pet Nutrition.

 ProjectOrganizerSpeciesTentative datesPlaceActivitiesNumber of participantsBudget per person (USD)More information
1Box turtles


Zoo and wildlife veterinary Society of ThailandBox Turtles13 May 2015Temples in Bangkok MetropolitanHealth check, health care & deworming


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2Vets Guard Temple DogsiVet Hospital & Kasetsart Universiity Veterinary Alumni Association

Dogs, cats14 May 2015Temples in Bangkok MetropolitanVaccination & Neutering


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3Winged Vets: Neuter programWinged vets project, Chulalongkorn University

Dogs, cats11-13 May 2015Samet Island, Rayong provinceVaccination & Neutering


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4Elephant camp

The Thai Elephant Conservation Center (TECC)

Elephant19-21 May 2015TECC, Lampang provinceHealth care & preventive medicine


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If you are interested in one of the social outreach programs, please complete this form​ and send it including a brief CV to 

WSAVA Pre-Congress Veterinary Volunteer Opportunity in the Philippines​

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WSAVA's Animal Wellness & Welfare Committee (AWWC) is offering the opportunity for veterinarians to participate in an outreach program in Tacloban, the Philippines prior to the 2015 WSAVA World Congress in Bangkok, Thailand. The city of Tacloban was hit by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. Haiyan was one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded, killing at least 6,300 people in the Philippines. Its aftermath is still felt by the people and the animals of Tacloban.

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If you are interested in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, please complete this form and read the additional information carefully. Send the form with including a brief CV and the AWWC – Please include any other pertinent information – e.g. experience with vaccination &/or animal sterilisation programs, volunteer outreach - you think may be useful in assisting us with your application.

AWWC & WSAVA wish to recognise WALTHAM® for their generous support of the WSAVA Veterinary Volunteer program and their on-going & vital sponsorship of the Animal Wellness & Welfare Committee. Additionally, AWWC would like to thank the Friends of Animal Welfare donors whose generosity has allowed this outreach program to take place.​​

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