Wildlife Veterinary Experience
WILDLIFE VETERINARY EXPERIENCE WORK ALONGSIDE SOUTH AFRICA’S MOST EXPERIENCED WILDLIFE VETS African Conservation Experience work with a number of wildlife vets in South Africa, offering volunteers on the Shimongwe Wildlife Veterinary Experience the opportunity to participate in some of the following:
Wildlife Veterinary Course
WILDLIFE VETERINARY COURSE Work with an experienced wildlife veterinarian in Africa The Wildlife Veterinary Course gives students access to realistic work with an experienced wildlife veterinarian in South Africa.
Shimongwe Wildlife Veterinary Experience
SHIMONGWE WILDLIFE VETERINARY EXPERIENCE In one of the most wildlife prolific areas of southern Africa, the Shimongwe Wildlife Veterinary Experience offers you the opportunity to join the day to day activities of our experienced wildlife veterinarians in the field and clinic.
A Special Offer for Veterinary Professionals on World Veterinary Day
Saturday 30 April is World Veterinary Day - A good day to recognise the wonderful work that people in the veterinary professions do for animals worldwide.
72 Hours In Wildlife Veterinary A&E
"How as your weekend?” is a standard Monday morning greeting. If anyone asked Dr Rogers and team this Monday, the likely response would have been “What weekend?!” Here is a run down of the wildlife cases that his clinic dealt with between Friday and Sunday night! South Africa is struggling with a continued drought.
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.
Veterinary Graduate in the African Bush
“I graduated as a vet in July 2011 from the Royal Veterinary College in London. Despite wanting to work with small animals, it was an initial fascination with wildlife (and dinosaurs) that initially made me want to become a vet.
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 and has treated an injured elephant while the rest of the herd watched, captured hyena, treated a buffalo caught in a snare trap, fostered a poorly puppy
Veterinary Work With Rare Sable Antelope and Buffalo, followed by an Emergency Caesarian Operation
Sable antelope are very valuable animals and are therefore actively managed and bred on game farms. There is never a dull moment at Dr Kriel's Shimongwe Limpopo Veterinary Experience as these aspiring vet students found out.
FAQS for ACE Wildlife Volunteering About your wildlife conservation placement Choosing your wildlife conservation placement International applications Safety in Southern Africa Placement costs Group placements Rhino Ratings explained ABOUT YOUR WILDLIFE CONSERVATION PLACEMENT Do I need to be a student?
Wildlife Care & Rehabilitation
WILDLIFE CARE & REHABILITATION HELP CARE FOR AND REHABILITATE INJURED AND ORPHANED ANIMALS You can work with three different wildlife care and rehabilitation projects in South Africa and Zimbabwe - the Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, the Care for Wild Africa project and the Chipangali Wildlife Orphanage and Research Project.
African Predator Course
AFRICAN PREDATOR COURSE THE COMPREHENSIVE AFRICAN PREDATOR COURSE COVERS EVERYTHING FROM VETERINARY WORK TO FIELD RESEARCH AND PREDATOR CONSERVATION Directed and tutored by a wildlife veterinarian, a lion ecologist and experienced game rangers the 12 day African Predator Course covers the management and care of captive predator populations as
Care For Wild Africa
CARE FOR WILD AFRICA HELP ORPHANED BABY RHINO AND GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE HAND-REARING AND NURSING AFRICAN WILDLIFE Care for Wild Africa is a busy wildlife rehabilitation centre with a specialisation in infant wildlife care.
Gap Year And Students
GAP YEAR AND STUDENTS A lot of students join our wildlife conservation projects in Africa. You can choose a placement length of 2-12 weeks, so you can join a project during your holidays or as part of a gap year in Africa.
What Is Conservation Travel?
AFRICAN CONSERVATION: WHAT IS CONSERVATION TRAVEL? CONSERVATION TRAVEL IN AFRICA Conservation Travel does exactly what it says on the tin: It puts conservation before travel, and that is what makes it different to a safari, an overland tour or a round-the-world gap conservation travel experience.
Who Travels With Us?
African Conservation Experience: Who Travels With Us? Our conservation travellers come from all backgrounds, nationalities and ages.
Opportunities With ACE
OPPORTUNITIES WITH AFRICAN CONSERVATION EXPERIENCE Every now and then we have special offers or opportunities for particularly exciting wildlife jobs coming up - Please keep an eye on this section, so you won’t miss out! WILDLIFE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Calling all qualified vets and vet nurses / vet techs - 10% discount on placements at Care
Bad Neighbours - Coming face to face with Human-Wildlife Conflict
How many people would love to live in the countryside, surrounded by nature and wildlife? It’s an idyllic idea - Waking up to the sounds of birds, going to sleep without traffic noise, maybe spotting wildlife from your terrace.
Rhino orphan Thor receives intensive care
It’s been a tough two weeks for black rhino orphan Thor. At the beginning of the month, he sustained injuries from another sub-adult male rhino.
New baby rhino arrives at Care for Wild Africa
Another baby rhino arrived at Care for Wild Africa last weekend. Gunshots were heard near one of the gates to Kruger National Park on Saturday night and rangers found the carcass of a female rhino, butchered by poachers.