Loop Abroad

Program Provider

This is Loop Abroad's 8th year offering exciting animal and teaching programs in Asia and Africa. We offer summer and semester programs for people who love animals, travel, adventure, and authentic experiences. Each program is an opportunity for students to get hands-on experience with greatly respected organizations, helping animals and children in a real way.

Most Recent Program Reviews

Astrid
Female
23 years old
Houston, TX

An amazing experience!

10/10

Those two weeks in Thailand were amazing and beyond what I expected. Our teachers, Ruth and Jordan, were helpful, patient, and taught us so much. Loop did a great job partnering these two ladies together. Not only were they awesome teachers, but they were also strangers turned into lifelong friends, along with the others girls in the Young Adult Vet group.

The classes taught us many basics of what goes on in the vet field and we were able to have hands on practice with the dogs and cats of ARK. At ENP, we worked closely with elephants following them around and doing diet studies. We were also able to do some chores, feed the elephants, bathe them, and work a little in their animal clinic.

The housing accommodations for both our week in Chiang Mai and ENP were great. The food options provided for us during our week in Chiang Mai were also great! There was a variety to choose from for our lunch breaks; I ate something different every day! At ENP, it was all vegetarian, but I still managed to eat something filling every single day.

Overall, this was an adventure I will never forget. If there is some advice I like to give people now, it is to take that leap and study abroad! You will not regret it!

Madeline
Female
20 years old
Rockville Centre, New York
Florida State University

The Traveling Teacher Review

10/10

This past summer before entering my Junior year of college I decided to follow my passions for educating others and traveling by embarking on a 2-week trip to Thailand. This experience was hands down the most life-altering and breathtaking excursion I have had the privilege of experiencing in my lifetime thus far. The staff was exceptional both the American and Thai staff members) and there was always something new to learn, see, or do! There literally were (basically) elephants in our backyard! I 100% recommend Loop Abroad programs, especially the traveling teacher program, to anyone interested in stepping outside your comfort zone and taking in a whole new and incredible culture. One thing I will recommend if you decide t go on this program is to travel to Thailand with an open mind! The hill tribe village in which we stayed, Ban Lao, was more rural than anticipated with cold showers and bugs galore, but honestly I loved every second of it and it make the trip and our group closer/better as a whole! It has been only 2 months since I've retuned from my trip to Chiang Mai and I miss it more and more each day... Am definitely returning to Thailand in the near future and hope to pursue a career Teaching Abroad post-graduation. Thank you loop for the unforgettable experience of a lifetime!

How can this program be improved?

More time spent in the city!

Meghan
Female
24 years old
El Paso, Texas
New Mexico State University

Trip of a lifetime!

10/10

This trip was an excellent combination of learning about vet services on companion animals as well as exotic animals and at the same time giving back to the community. My experience was amazing! Everything on my trip went so smoothly. Well organized and professional group of people that made my trip that much more enjoyable. I learned very valuable skills that I will carry on throughout my life and the duration of my future career in vet medicine.

How can this program be improved?

Its hard to really decide what needs to be improved because my trip was so perfect! I would of liked a little more Elephant vet rounds.

Program Listings

Chiang Mai
Loop Abroad

In this two-week program, you’ll work and learn alongside veterinarians at an elephant sanctuary and a dog rescue. Students l

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Chiang Mai
Loop Abroad

The Travel to Teach Experience: Thailand program is open to HS juniors and seniors, college students, and any applicant age 1

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Chiang Mai
Loop Abroad

In this two-week program, you’ll work and learn alongside veterinarians at an elephant sanctuary and a dog rescue. Students l

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Chiang Mai
Loop Abroad

Thailand 101 is a two-week program for high school juniors/seniors and college students. The group will spend one week volunt

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Chiang Mai
Loop Abroad

Experience Thailand: Elephants and Everything Else is a two-week program for high school students. The group will spend one w

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Chiang Mai
Loop Abroad

This past program was an opportunity to explore the magnificence of Thailand for a month. Students spent a week living with a

4 reviews
Chiang Mai
Loop Abroad

This Veterinary Service program is for students and young adults ages 21-30. It follows the same curriculum as our College Ve

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Chiang Mai
Loop Abroad

This program is similar to our College Veterinary Service program, but designed for students in Vet school or vet techs. The

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Chiang Mai
Loop Abroad

This one-week bonus can be added to any of our Thailand programs and is particularly designed to be a great addition to our v

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Koh Tao
Loop Abroad

Designed with pre-veterinary students in mind, our courses are small, hands-on, and taught by US veterinarians (DVM). Develop

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