International Opportunities for 1st to 3rd Year Students

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ARCAS - Wildlife Rescue - Guatemala

More about Guatemala and ARCAS:
On-site Veterinarian Dr. Morales program orientation presentation. Additional information about Guatemala

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Clinical hands-on experience on this 2-week program:

  • Total hour worked: 100+ hours
  • Average number of cases seen per day: 6
  • Species: primates, psittacines (birds), and reptiles
  • Typical daily activities: patient monitoring, husbandry, capture, physical therapy, phyxial examination, case presentations, treatments, surgeries, and necropsies
Wildlife veterinary work/wildlife management
Species: Buffalo, giraffe, rhino, sable, roan antelope 
Volunteer work/wildlife conservation
EcoLife Expeditions - South Africa
Vets in the wild expeditions: Sustainable resource utilization, Wildlife diseases, Animal rehabilitation, Game capture techniques and Veterinary care in rural areas
Wildlife conservation expeditions: Wildlife management techniques, Sustainable resource utilization, Ecosystems and biodiversity, Reserve and resort management and Wild animal capture and care technology
Spay/neuter campaign, veterinary care, animal welfare, wildlife
Veterinary clinic, field trip to local farms, spay/neuter, quarantine kennels, rehoming kennels and a cattery, rabies campaign
Sanctuary-based vet work, animal husbandry (cleaning, sanitation, feeding and enrichment), orphan care, vet clinic support, observations, integrations and reintroductions
Cleaning and maintenance of enclosures of wild animals, helping with animal health checks, preparing food for the animals, assisting with animal enrichment projects
Asian elephant medical care including diagnostics, treatments, and preventative medicine
Equine clinical rotations in medicine, surgery, reproduction and emergency and critical care
Small animal and equine surgeries and treatment
Equine and small animal internal medicine externship
Wildlife conservation
Spay/neuter clinic, animal welfare education