Vet Experience

Are you studying Veterinarian Medicine? Would you like to get some hands-on experience to support your upcoming career as a Vet? If so, our internship program is the perfect fit for you.

Register now to be accepted as a visiting veterinarian intern at our program. If accepted you will work full-time in the animal hospital during your stay. You will work side by side with our registered veterinarians and volunteer members of our vet team and have direct but controlled access to the animals. The work is not easy and there are often sleepless nights but that's what makes the experience one-of-a-kind and so very rewarding.

Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Food preparation for our sick, injured or orphaned animals
  • Prepare and administer medicines for our animals
  • Assist our veterinarians with necessary surgeries and necropsies
  • Help test our animals for sickness or disease (blood test, skin samples, etc)
  • Monitor the recovery of the animals planned for release
  • Prepare injured or orphaned animals for the skills they need to be released
  • Routine checks of the animal enclosures to ensure they are safe and clean
The internship is demanding and as a result, we do offer a discounted price. Acceptance as an intern results in a daily price of $45. The price includes all meals (regular, vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free) as well as all your local transportation to and from the airport. In order to be accepted, you need to register and then at a later date provide us with documentation which will confirm your studies of veterinarian medicine. We understand many schools and universities will provide the financial support for your internship so we are happy to provide any documentation you might need to submit to your school or university. At the end of your internship, we will provide a completion certificate and a recommendation letter you can use as you continue your studies.

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