Global Vets

Our 22 members and 7 global vets 2015 teams have officially returned from their volunteer trips of a lifetime!  We hope everyone enjoyed following our experiences this past summer on our blog, Instagram, Twitter  and Facebook....

… And we’re back!  Our final project continues as we spend our second week at Elephant Nature Park,  working with the Elephants. This placement is one that our group has looked...

Well, we made it! We have arrived at our first destination and survived – even flourished – our first week in this beautiful country. I met up with Sarah at the...

Totsiens Suid-afrika! That’s ‘good-bye South Africa in Afrikaans. As I write this we are on our way back to Dr. Burger’s home from our last appointment as Global Vets volunteers. We...

For our second project, our team chose to volunteer at Animal AWARE in Sumpango, Guatemala. This shelter was recommended to us by one of the 2013 Global Vets teams. We spent...

Our third project takes place at the Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai,  Thailand. As the name suggests, ENP is home to over 60 rescued elephants from across Thailand. However, since...

Another week is over and we are (once again) in awe about how fortunate we have been with our Global Vets experience. As we mentioned in our previous blog, we arrived...

After finishing our two weeks at Elephant Nature Park, Michelle, Jenna and I headed off for 3 weeks of independent travel in Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. After adventuring and relaxing, we...

Our second project for Global Vets was at Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand located in Phetchaburi. This organization works with several different types of wild species, both native and foreign to Thailand....

Immediately after finishing up our week with the dogs and cats at Elephant Nature Park, we moved onto our next volunteering adventure at the Koh Samui Cat and Dog rescue. Located...

Week two of our Global Vets trip has just come to an end and we have been loving every minute of it! If you are following our blog, you know that...

This week we volunteered at the dog and cat shelter at Elephant Nature Park. ENP is not only a sanctuary for rescued elephants, it also has many other animals including water...

After 3 weeks of independent travel through South East Asia, our team was excited to begin our first week of volunteering at Elephant Nature Park. Elephant Nature Park, sometimes called Elephant...

We began our Global Vets adventure the day after arriving in Koh Samui. The shelter we worked at is called Koh Samui Dog and Cat Rescue which houses approximately 300 dogs and 100 cats. The centre runs mostly...

Our first week with the Better Harvest Organization (BHO) is just coming to an end and we are already so grateful for the experiences we have had and the people we...

Hola from Lanquin, Guatemala! We are en route to our second Global Vets project in Sumpango after leaving Hopkins, Belize two days ago. Our first project at the Hopkins Belize Humane...

We began our journey a week and a half ago flying from Toronto to Chiang Mai, Thailand. We took a few days to adjust to the time change and experience some...

The Global Vets Team has completed another successful fundraising year through memorable events such as the Dinner Gala, Silent Auction and Discover Vet School. We are forever grateful to our mentors,...

A big thank you to those who helped or attended our Around the World Dinner Gala! It was a wonderful night of fine dining courtesy of the university’s Hospitality Services, followed by...

The new group of Global Vets for 2015 have been selected!  Keep posted as we update you on our exciting travel plans, fundraising and more.  To learn more about the teams,...