In this two-week program, you’ll work and learn alongside veterinarians at an elephant sanctuary and a dog rescue. Students live among the elephants and care directly for them while providing check-ups and procedures to dogs in need. This program is divided into two weeks. In one week, students work with our staff vet to care for dogs at the Dog Rescue Clinic in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Students learn how to assess the dogs' health by performing exams and get hands-on practice providing medical care. The other week is spent at the Elephant Nature Park, providing love and support for the 40 elephants who live there.
This program is open for high school students (ages 14-18) who are interested in becoming veterinarians or working professionally with animals. Prices are all-inclusive (less airfare) and financial aid is available.
- Assist veterinarians in dog neuter surgeries at a dog rescue clinic
- Learn and practice clinical skills for companion animals
- Help provide medical care to animals in need while learning more about elephant conditions
- Explore city life in Chiang Mai, including local markets and temples