Mission: To protect and save the lives of Maui's animals; accepting all in need, educating the community, and inspiring respect and compassion towards all animals.
Location: Maui, HI
What to expect: High-volume s/n in shelter clinic and MASH settings.
Requires LVTs with experience in HQHV s/n, preferably in a shelter setting.
Spay/Neuter and veterinary services in rural communities (VO22)
Mission: Non-profit veterinary outreach program combining community service and veterinary mentorship to bring free veterinary services to underserved rural communities where poverty and geographic isolation make regular veterinary care inaccessible.
Locations: Vary depending in scheduled clinics. Include Washington State, Arizona, North Dakota and South Dakota.
What to expect: Work with staff and student volunteers in providing quality care to animal patients and their families. Depending on interests and experience, duties may include assisting with anesthesia and recovery, humane education, receiving and examinations, triage or critical care. There are opportunities for technicians and assistants of all backgrounds and experience levels.
Dates: *This group is full for 2019. Stay tuned for 2020 schedule*
Spay/Neuter and Wellness Clinics for dogs and cats (VO23)
Mission: To bring brighter futures to animals in need on both sides of the border. This group focuses their efforts where the need is the greatest, but where animals are the very least likely to be helped due to financial, geographic, and cultural barriers.
Location: Santa Rosa, California
What to expect: Help at low cost wellness clinics, spay and neuter programs and larger surgical days for recent rescues. Clinics are typically held one day per month. Volunteers can expect to help with intake exams, animal restraint, surgery recovery, surgery prep, surgical anesthesia monitoring, giving vaccinations, microchipping, and client interaction and education.
Day-long wellness clinics held once monthly, inquire for schedule.
Volunteers may also sign up to be on-call for intake days.