Sunday, February 21, 2010

Another successful project in Loreto, Mexico

A World Vets team has just wrapped up yet another successful project sterilizing dogs in Loreto, Mexico.  Several times a year we send teams to this fishing village on the Sea of Cortez to work with Animalandia, a local animal welfare group under the leadership of Lucy Gonzales.  Our friends at Animalandia are always so good to us and share some great hospitality ever time we come.  We are happy to provide ongoing support to this very worthy group. 

Thursday, February 18, 2010

World Vets at Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas

Dr Andrea Berger, Dr Amanda Thomas, Dr Robert Bruner and Susan Paseman represented World Vets at Western Veteirnary Conference in Las Vegas this week.  Thanks to everyone who stopped by to learn about our exciting programs and volunteer opportunities around the world.  Tuica, a paralyzed dog found roaming the streets of Romania during one of our World Vets projects there, also came to Vegas as our mascot.  She was fortunate to receive a complimentary therapeutic laser treatmeent while she was there and amazingly was able to stand for 30 seconds the next day.  Thanks to Phil at K-LaserUSA for helping our little friend Tuica.  We look forward to working with all of our new volunteers!

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Katie Horn joins World Vets team as International Logisitcs Coordinator

World Vets is excited to announce that Katie Horn will be joining the World Vets team as our new International Logisitcs Coordinator.  Katie, originally from Ontario Canada, has a degree in Anthropology and Latin American Studies from the University of British Columbia and has worked since 2008 as the Director of the Stones and Waves Veterinary Clinic in San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua.  She is a long-time animal advocate with experience in the veterinary field, international relations, latin american culture and is also fluent in Spanish.  She will be relocating to Fargo, North Dakota to work full time at the World Vets Headquarters.  We are thrilled to have such a great addition to our team.