Canadian Veterinary Reserve
The Canadian Veterinary Medical Association’s, Canadian Veterinary Reserve (CVR) is a national, volunteer membership of qualified Canadian veterinarians who make themselves available to rapidly assist governments in responding to outbreaks of foreign animal disease and other large-scale emergencies and disasters that affect animals.
Veterinarians Without Borders
VWB/VSF was founded in 2005 to facilitate volunteer work by Canadian veterinarians in developing countries around the world. Since that time volunteers have played an important role in VWB/VSF's work. And while the majority of volunteers continue to be veterinarians and vet students, the range of skills has expanded to include food safety specialists, animal and human nutritionists, community developers, community health specialists, and others.
Cat Lake Friends of Animush
Volunteers are our key to success! Cat Lake Friends of Animush is a registered charity whose goal is to promote a safe and healthy environment for residents and their companion animals in isolated First Nation communities. We do this by providing animal welfare education and veterinary care, spay/neuter services for companion animals. We are always on the lookout to connect with technicians and veterinarians who donate their time to travel and perform services including vaccinations, deworming and spay/neuter surgeries in fly-in First Nation communities in Northern Ontario.
Upcoming First Nations Veterinary Outreach - volunteers needed in Ontario
Is access to veterinary care and keeping pets and families together in First Nations communities important to you? Would you like to be a part of heartworm prevention and treatment in a field setting? Do you find keeping pets healthy through preventative wellness care satisfying?
We are in need of volunteer veterinarians and technicians for some upcoming wellness clinics in southern Ontario First Nations communities. These are full day clinics in the following communities on the following dates:
May 16-20, 2022 - Six Nations of the Grand River: When outreach wellness clinics first started in Six Nations, the prevalence of heartworm in the owned dog population was ~ 40%. After many years of dedicated reliable wellness clinics, the prevalence is now < 10 %. Wellness clinics can make an enormous difference to the health of pets, families, and communities.
May 24-27, 2022 - New Credit First Nation: New Credit is a well-organized and friendly community, and it a pleasure to work in.
June 17, 2022 - Christian Island First Nation: This will be our first outreach clinic in Christian Island First Nations. They are keen to offer care in their community and are working diligently to organize.
Please consider joining us.
To volunteer, or for more information please contact:
Dr. Tammy Hornak: firstname.lastname@example.org (905) 765-0001
Dr. Karen Ward: email@example.com (647) 930-6876