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Veterinary experience, South Africa

A two week veterinary program for vet students and vets to learn everything about wildlife medicine and conservation.

If you are a vet student or a vet willing to learn about what it feels like to be an african wildlife vet, I suggest you to join this exciting 2 week program. A hands-on program assisting the on site vet with all veterinary proceedings.Learn about wildlife conservation, how to dart, the anesthesia protocols used in wild animals, the rhino poaching situation, cure and treat injured animals within the game reserve.go on daily game drives to explore the surroundings making sure the animals are safe! Spend your weekends off going on excursions visiting the numerous amazing sites South Africa has to offer from bungee jumoingm to horse back riding on the white sandy beaches to surfing and even shark cage diving!


  • Become part of the willdife vet team and learn everything related to wildlife medicine!

  • Enjoy daily game drives and some night game drives exploring and observing stunning animals in the wild

  • Help out in the conservation and protection of the rhino against poachers

  • Help the dogs and cats at the local towns and help communities take better care of their pets

  • Ejoy night fires and the typical south african "braai"

  • Visit the amazing white sand beaches of South Africa, go bungee jumping, shark cage diving or horse back riding on your time off.


  • Airport pick up and drop off

  • Accommodation at a 5 star game reserve

  • Three delicious south african style meals a day (vegetarian, vegan ,lactose free options )

  • Daily game drives in the jeep

  • All veterinary activities and courses/lectures


  • Wifi (you can purchased phone cards at the game reserve very cheap)

  • Flights from and to the country of origin

  • Travel visa

  • Travel insurance

  • Excursions and meals during your time off outside the game reserve, if you stay at the reserve on weekends they will preparef ood for you)


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