Interested in helping our Placement Partners with your veterinary degree?
As a veterinarian you are in the perfect position to help animals around the world. Your wide range of skills will benefit every AEI Experience – we need people like you who are passionate about animals and ready to help. AEI Experiences offer you the opportunity to work with animals you are comfortable and familiar with or gain experience with new species or new projects. Our partners provide training while on placement, allowing you to build on the foundations of your education and experience. Whether you want to learn new things, volunteer in a different capacity, or share your skills – we can find the ideal placement for you.
AEI Experiences can be built around your interests, your particular skill set and your schedule. All of our Experiences are project-based, working with Placement Partners that are well established in their communities. Some placements are very clinical and will use your surgical and medical skills. Others are wildlife conservation or rehabilitation programs that will teach you about new species and expose you to field research, wildlife rescue and animal care. All are meaningful experiences - the adventure you choose is up to you! If you are interested in volunteering your professional skills, please contact us. We can develop a placement for you that will allow you to contribute to a valuable project while you travel and see the world.
Wildlife Rehabilitation in Guatemala
Help sick, injured and orphaned wildlife in central Guatemala.
This Wildlife Rescue Centre was originally created for a very specific and urgent purpose: to build a rescue center to care for and rehabilitate wild animals that were being confiscated on the black market by the Guatemalan government. Over the years it has grown into one of the largest and most complex rescue centres in the world. Each year it admits over 500 animals representing more than 40 species of wildlife.
Dog Rescue in Mexico
Help with dog and cat rescue, adoption and public education in Mexico.
Street dogs and cats are a worldwide problem. Many of these dogs and cats are born on the streets, while others are abandoned pets, or pets that are permitted to roam free. In Mexico hundreds of thousands of animals are estimated to be homeless. These animals fight to survive, living on the edge of society. They are often starving, sick or injured, facing countless health challenges.
Dog Rescue in Nepal
Help street dogs in Nepal through rescue, treatment and education programs.
There are thousands of dogs living on the streets in Nepal. These dogs suffer from neglect, starvation, injuries and disease. They also pose a health threat to people - every year, around 200 Nepali people die of rabies and 16,000 are treated for dog bites.
Wildlife Rehabilitation in Indonesia
Help care for wildlife rescued in Indonesia.
Our partner centre is strategically located in Indonesia where it can tackle the cross-border trade. This sustainably-run rescue centre allows authorities to enforce wildlife laws, carry out their raids and confiscate live animals. These animals are offered care and rehabilitation, with the hope of being able to release them back into the wild. Those animals that cannot be released are provided long-term care at the centre. Our partner also supports the protection of wildlife and their habitats through education and advocacy.
Dog Rescue in Kenya
Help rescue and rehabilitate dogs, cats and farm animals in Kenya.
When people think of Kenya, African wildlife come quickly to mind - but Kenya’s domestic animals also need our help. As in many countries, the unfortunate reality is that domestic and farm animals are often abused and abandoned.
Wildlife Rehabilitation Medicine Course in Guatemala
Learn about Wildlife Medicine at a Wildlife Rescue Centre in Guatemala.
Nearly all of the animals at the centre have been seized from smugglers and are often very young, needing constant care and attention. The short course in Wildlife Rehabilitation Medicine will teach you about Guatemalan wildlife and how to manage, treat and care for them while in captivity. This will give you the foundations needed to work with these species in a professional capacity. As a veterinary professional you will be in a position to make a difference to wildlife rescue programs around the world.