VWB/VSF is actively working to mitigate the risks associated with AMR. Our primary focus is on training Community Animal Health Workers (CAHWs).
In Ukraine, we are collaborating with local animal health professionals and shelters to provide essential veterinary services, even in the face of ongoing conflict and limited infrastructure. Our efforts include emergency care, vaccinations, and spay/neuter surgeries to ensure accessible healthcare for animals. We also support animal shelters in securing fundamental necessities like pet food and power generators, helping to strengthen the health of both animals and people.
In the Czech Republic, our local partner is focused on assisting elderly and mobility-impaired pet owners in remote areas. They work diligently to guarantee that these cherished pets receive the life-saving care they require. Learn more about how VWB/VSF is making a difference for animals and their human companions across Europe.
Current Projects in Europe
Global Affairs Canada
OVERVIEW:VWB/VSF has partnered with Veterináři bez hranic ČR, o.p.s./Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Czech Republic (VSF
CZ) to help senior people in financial need access veterinary care for their pets. The program, "Aging Together", focused
on three cities within the Czech Republic— Brno, Liberec, and Praha. After the outbreak of COVID-19, and the start of
the war in Ukraine, the program experienced an influx in
applicants due to increased need for seniors in isolation and
newly arrived Ukrainian refugees and their pets in the Czech
Veterináři bez hranic ČR, o.p.s./Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Czech Republic (VSF CZ)
Global Affairs Canada
Since the start of the war in Ukraine in February 2022, VWB/VSF has been supporting on-the-ground partners, including animal health professionals and animal shelters. As the war goes on, infrastructure – such as access to power and basic supplies – is becoming even more limited, creating increased levels of poverty nationwide. Together with our partners, VWB/VSF is working to ensure that essential veterinary care – including emergency services, spay/neuter surgeries, and vaccinations against diseases like rabies – along with pet food and generators, remain accessible for animals across Ukraine.
Ukrainian Pet Association Worldwide, Happy Paw, Glad Pet
VWB/VSF has partnered with Veterináři bez hranic ČR, o.p.s./Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Czech Republic (VSF CZ) to help senior people in financial need access veterinary care for their petsRead more »
Thank you for stepping forward today to help feed and care for animals in shelters in Ukraine, and for those fleeing with their animals. The need is urgent – by the day and now, by the hour.Read more »