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Avian Influenza Overview: What You Need to Know and Where to Learn More

Avian Influenza Overview: What You Need to Know and Where to Learn More

In this article, wildlife health specialist and VWB/VSF Board Member, Jolene Giancinti (BHSc, DVM, PhD) answers common questions and reviews best practices around Avian Influenza Viruses (AIVs). The goal is to provide you with a technical overview and spark your interest in learning more.

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Veterinarians Without Borders North America responds to growing wildfires near Fort Good Hope, NT thanks to grant from PetSmart Charities of Canada™

Veterinarians Without Borders North America responds to growing wildfires near Fort Good Hope, NT thanks to grant from PetSmart Charities of Canada™

VWB is responding to ongoing wildfire evacuation efforts in response to wildfires near the community of Fort Good Hope

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Ask an Expert: "How can we work with northern communities to strengthen access to animal health care?" with Dr. Trace MacKay

Holding over 21 years of veterinary experience, Dr. MacKay has volunteered her time with VWB since the formation of VWB Canada in the early 2000s.

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Veterinarians Without Borders announces winners of first-ever U.S. Animals & Ales Pet Photo Contest

Veterinarians Without Borders announces winners of first-ever U.S. Animals & Ales Pet Photo Contest

The results are in!

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Veterinarians Without Borders Secures FAO Funding to Support Vulnerable Farmers in Aweil North, South Sudan

Veterinarians Without Borders Secures FAO Funding to Support Vulnerable Farmers in Aweil North, South Sudan

We are pleased to announce the receipt of a $66,877 grant from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to support the Emergency Locusts and Other Pests Response Project (ELRP) in Aweil North, Northern Bahr El Ghazal, South Sudan.

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Veterinarians Without Borders North America publishes Rabies Awareness and Prevention Education Program in both English and Inuktitut for remote communities in northern Canada

Veterinarians Without Borders North America publishes Rabies Awareness and Prevention Education Program in both English and Inuktitut for remote communities in northern Canada

VWB is thrilled to announce the launch of its first ever Rabies Awareness and Education Program, funded by the CFIA.

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VETS Volunteer Voices: Building Capacity for a Better Tomorrow

VETS Volunteer Voices: Building Capacity for a Better Tomorrow

#VETSVolunteerVoices aims to bring you the stories of our passionate VETS program volunteers from the field. This blog (part 3 of 3) was contributed by Izabela Wlodarczyk, a Communications Volunteer with our VETS program in Laos (Feb-June 2024).

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Veterinarians Without Borders North America launches first ever U.S. Animals and Ales Photo Contest, in partnership with five U.S. breweries

Veterinarians Without Borders North America launches first ever U.S. Animals and Ales Photo Contest, in partnership with five U.S. breweries

VWB's Animals & Ales Photo Contest has officially launched in the U.S. for the first time ever!

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150 animals and counting: Visiting Ukraine's Patron Pet Center

150 animals and counting: Visiting Ukraine's Patron Pet Center

Recently, Veterinarians Without Borders North America's (VWB) Ukraine Program Manager, Daria Kuznetsova, visited the Patron Pet Center in Kyiv.

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Ask an Expert: How can we help animals during disasters and emergencies?

Ask an Expert: How can we help animals during disasters and emergencies?

Our latest expert is John Peaveler, VWB's International Companion Animal & Humanitarian Response Specialist. With over 19 years of global experience, John specializes in the fields of free-roaming animal management, disaster response, and animal handling and capture. He shares lessons learned in organizing emergency response efforts for animals and communities in crisis.

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Avian Influenza Overview: What You Need to Know and Where to Learn More

Avian Influenza Overview: What You Need to Know and Where to Learn More

In this article, wildlife health specialist and VWB/VSF Board Member, Jolene Giancinti (BHSc, DVM, PhD) answers common questions and reviews best practices around Avian Influenza Viruses (AIVs). The goal is to provide you with a technical overview and spark your interest in learning more.

Read more

Ask an Expert:

Ask an Expert: "How can we work with northern communities to strengthen access to animal health care?" with Dr. Trace MacKay

Holding over 21 years of veterinary experience, Dr. MacKay has volunteered her time with VWB since the formation of VWB Canada in the early 2000s.

Read more

VETS Volunteer Voices: Building Capacity for a Better Tomorrow

VETS Volunteer Voices: Building Capacity for a Better Tomorrow

#VETSVolunteerVoices aims to bring you the stories of our passionate VETS program volunteers from the field. This blog (part 3 of 3) was contributed by Izabela Wlodarczyk, a Communications Volunteer with our VETS program in Laos (Feb-June 2024).

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    - Nikki Sheedy

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