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Bridging Science and Tradition: VWB bursary recipient, Jessie Olson’s, work on caribou health

Bridging Science and Tradition: VWB bursary recipient, Jessie Olson’s, work on caribou health

Across northern Canada, Veterinarians Without Borders (VWB) collaborates with remote communities, responding to their invitations to address animal care needs. Together with community representatives, we develop comprehensive plans to enhance local capacity, organizing temporary veterinary clinics staffed by dedicated volunteers.

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VWB Partner Spotlight: Meet the courageous animal health champions helping Ukraine's animals

VWB Partner Spotlight: Meet the courageous animal health champions helping Ukraine's animals

Across Ukraine’s frontlines, one extraordinary group of animal health experts are risking their lives to bring urgently needed care to animals that have been caught in the crosshairs of the war.

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Providing food security in Gaza: A note from our Executive Director, Charmaine Brett

Providing food security in Gaza: A note from our Executive Director, Charmaine Brett

At this critical time, Veterinarians Without Borders North America is announcing an important initiative in Gaza, in collaboration with our local partner.

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VETS Volunteer Voices: On and Off the Beaten Path in Laos

VETS Volunteer Voices: On and Off the Beaten Path in Laos

#VETSVolunteerVoices aims to bring you the stories of our passionate VETS program volunteers from the field. This blog (part 1 of 5) was contributed by Izabela Wlodarczyk, a Communications Volunteer with our VETS program in Laos (Feb-June 2024).

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In Memoriam: A Tribute to Our Beloved Board Member, Dr. Theresa Bernardo (DVM, MSc)

In Memoriam: A Tribute to Our Beloved Board Member, Dr. Theresa Bernardo (DVM, MSc)

Tribute to a cherished member of the VWB Canada Board of Directors, Dr. Theresa Bernardo (DVM, MSc). Dr. Bernardo passed away suddenly last week after a brief battle with ALS, leaving behind a legacy of innovation and dedication to the advancement of international veterinary medicine, animal health, public health, and teaching..

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Volunteer Position - Environmental Sustainability Advisor | HPA Laos

Vets Without Borders has an open Environmental Sustainability Advisor volunteer position with our partner, HPA in Laos

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Volunteer Position - Governance Advisor | HPA Laos

Vets Without Borders has an open Governance Advisor volunteer position with our partner, HPA in Laos

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Volunteer Position - Communications Advisor | HPA Laos

Vets Without Borders has an open Communications Advisor volunteer position with our partner, HPA in Laos

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Harvesting Hope: Empowering Women through Cricket Farming in Rural Cambodia

Harvesting Hope: Empowering Women through Cricket Farming in Rural Cambodia

In the heart of rural Cambodia, women are rewriting the narrative of rural livelihoods, harnessing the power of cricket farming to secure brighter futures for themselves and their families.

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Transforming Lives Amidst Crisis: Veterinarians Without Borders' goat farming initiative in war-torn Ukraine

Transforming Lives Amidst Crisis: Veterinarians Without Borders' goat farming initiative in war-torn Ukraine

In 2023, we implemented an agricultural program in Ukraine to help train small-scale farmers and other community members in raising goats. This not only is helping communities with limited access to resources due to the war, but also ensuring that goats are being cared for with best farming practices.

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Stories From Around The World

Seeds of Change: San Davy's transformation with AGROW in Cambodia

Seeds of Change: San Davy's transformation with AGROW in Cambodia

San Davy's inspiring transformation from labor migrant to community leader underscores the importance of targeted support, like AGROW in Cambodia, for women in rural economies.

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VETS Volunteer Voices: Brewing Success and Empowerment in Laos

VETS Volunteer Voices: Brewing Success and Empowerment in Laos

#VETSVolunteerVoices aims to bring you the stories of our passionate VETS program volunteers from the field. This blog (part 2 of 5) was contributed by Izabela Wlodarczyk, a Communications Volunteer with our VETS program in Laos (Feb-June 2024).

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Climate change in the face of war: Ukraine’s complex crisis

Climate change in the face of war: Ukraine’s complex crisis

Ukraine’s crisis isn't about the conflict alone; it has also created devastating ecological impacts that continue to threaten people and animals within and beyond its borders.

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  • I have seen first-hand the benefits of capacity building and gender empowerment for smallholder livestock farmers, and stakeholders in the livestock sector.
    - Dr. Shauna Richards

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