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Shimongwe Wildlife Veterinary Experience

The Shimongwe Wildlife Veterinary Experience gives you the opportunity to work closely with a wildlife veterinarian. The project is based in some of the most wildlife-rich areas in southern Africa

Shimongwe African Wildlife Vets

Working with Shimongwe African Wildlife Vets, you will join a resident wildlife veterinarian working at a number of conservation projects and local game reserves.

My South African Journal

My South African Journal

By Kirsten Sharbine If I was given the opportunity, I'm sure I could write a book about how my life changed in this perfectly beautiful country, but I only have space for this article. I've spent the majority of my life fantasizing about the day that I was lucky enough

Collaring an Elephant - A rare veterinary opportunity!

Collaring an Elephant - A rare veterinary opportunity!

On Monday 7th May, the students volunteering with the Shimongwe Bundox Wildlife Veterinary Experience had the amazing opportunity to participate in darting and collaring a female elephant. Dartin...

Nsikazi Volunteers Assist Injured Elephant

Nsikazi Volunteers Assist Injured Elephant

A young bull elephant with a leg injury caused by a poacher's snare was lucky to have the Nsikazi Wildlifevets and our ACE volunteers come to his aid last week. Candice Richardson of Sabi Sand Wil...

Katie's Wildlife Adventure!

Katie's Wildlife Adventure!

One of our Canadian volunteers recently embarked on a 3 month placement with ACE, spending time at Shimongwe Veterinary Experience with Dr Kriel, and The Whale and Dolphin Research Centre. Her...

Catch Of The Day

Catch Of The Day

It's been a busy season for the Game Capture Team ! The work of this group of specialists and the volunteers that lend hands-on support is notoriously unpredictable: They travel across the country,...

Veterinary volunteer Ruby posts her blogs direct from South Africa!

Veterinary volunteer Ruby posts her blogs direct from South Africa!

Follow Ruby Shorrock's placement in South Africa at Shimongwe Wildlife Veterinary Experience as she updates us on her experience from SA! Ruby is on the Shimongwe Lowveld Veterinary Experience an...

Shimongwe volunteers Amy and Allison get up close to cheetah!

Shimongwe volunteers Amy and Allison get up close to cheetah!

"Two weeks into our trip, we once again found ourselves on the plains of Phinda. With Wildebeest and Zebra being the main animals in our line of sight, we were all surprised when Chap called out "c...

Shimongwe Kwa-Zulu Vet Students Care for Mkombe and Nyoni

Shimongwe Kwa-Zulu Vet Students Care for Mkombe and Nyoni

Volunteers at Shimongwe Kwa-Zulu Veterinary Experience have been continuing to care for Mkombe and Nyoni at the base camp, where the wildlife vet holds a zoo license for hand rearing rhino. Nyoni ...

Treating An Elephants Ear Infection at Shimongwe

Treating An Elephants Ear Infection at Shimongwe

Volunteers at Shimongwe Kwa-Zulu Veterinary Experience assisted the wildlife veterinarian Dr Masterson treating a tame elephant's ear infection, Rambo who lives at Bayete Zulu. Rambo gave the ointm...

Game Capture in Abu Dhabi - Exciting opportunity for an experienced vet

Game Capture in Abu Dhabi - Exciting opportunity for an experienced vet

You never know where a conservation volunteering project might lead you! Last year, Nancy joined us for a Shimongwe Wildlife Veterinary Experience, and this year she found herself working in the ...

Close encounter with a leopard

At Phinda volunteers head out at night to track the elusive leopard. Once located and darted with a sedative, the volunteers help secure a radio collar and collect data on their condition

TB Testing Buffalo

All buffalo go through a quarantine period before being sold to another reserve. ACE volunteers get to see the buffalo bulls darted, and help the vet test for Tuberculosis (TB).