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Organisations we work with

WVI provides a service to the conservation community. We work through established in-country partners to train field and government staff in wildlife disease, health surveillance, sample taking, clinical skills and immobilisation of conflict animals.

Our vets help to build in disease surveillance frameworks in to ongoing conservation activities building up a picture of the disease status in an area or species. When not in the field, our vets are in constant contact with our Partners in the Field providing ongoing advice and support. 

Not only do our Conservation Partners carry out disease surveillance and data collection on the ground, but they provide in-country logistical support for our vets and meet their own staffing costs. This provides invaluable matched funding.

Wildlife Vets International is at the forefront of wildlife and conservation medicine capable of exerting a profoundly positive influence on attempts to ensure species survival globally.

ALTA (Amur Leopard and Tiger Alliance)

WVI is part of a coalition of international and Russian NGOs that have pooled resources to conserve Amur leopards and tigers in the wild. Our work in Russia is done under the ALTA umbrella.

DICE - Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology

ALTA is a fundrasing body to which members, such as WVI, are able to apply for funding. Funds raised through ALTA have supported WVI's Amur leopard and tiger work in the Russian Far East.

EAST - Endangered Asian Species Trust

BirdLife Int (Africa) came to the rescue of the Seychelles Magpie Robin by securing emergency funding from the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF). This enabled WVI to survey all the Seychelles magpie robins for disease.

JCT - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

JCT rehabilitate birds injured by the cutting strings of kites flown in the International Kite Festival, Ahmadabad. WVI provides the veterinary expertise for birds of prey and large water birds.

Mauritian Wildlife Foundation (MWF)

WVI provides disease management and training for MWF staff and students to increase the populations of critically endangered species from a handful to sustainable numbers.

Painted Dog Conservation

WVI provides disease management support to PDC where they work in Hwange National Park, providing lasting protection to the painted dogs from diseases introduced from outside the park.

Russian Academy of Science

The Russian Far East branch is responsible for all research into fauna and flora. They are one of WVI's partners in the conservation of Amur leopards and tigers.

Taman Safari Indonesia

WVI works with TSI's vets to conserve Sumatran tigers and build a network of Indonesian wildlife vets by supporting the Sumatran Tiger Health Forum.

WCS Russia

WVI has trained WCS Russia field biologists in how to safely immobilise Amur tigers and leopard and to gather biomedical data. This has enabled the discovery of canine distemper as a threat.

Wild Team

WVI's partners in Bangladesh, we provide advice and training to WildTeam staff and the Bangladesh Forestry Department in capture, immobilisation and release of conflict tigers.

Zoological Society of London

WVI provides advice and expertise on Amur leopard and tiger projects. ZSL employs the only full time wildlife vet in the Russian Far East, who has been mentored by WVI's John Lewis.

Sumatran Tiger Health Forum

This is one of the most exciting veterinary developments in tiger conservation in recent years. It is the first comprehensive programme of its' type in any tiger range state...

Island Conservation Society

ICS owns and runs Aride Island, one of the finest nature reserves in the western Indian Ocean. It is here numbers of Seychelles Magpie Robin are falling. WVI is helping to find out why...

Nature Seychelles

As the major conservation organisation in the Seychelles and coordinators of the Seychelles Magpie Robin Recovery Team, Nature Seychelles has coordinated WVI’s SMR activities.

Green Island Foundation

GIF run Denis Island, Seychelles, where WVI translocated 20 Seychelles flycatchers to in 2008. More recently we have surveyed their magpie robins and provided advice on rearing seabirds.

Marine Conservation Society Seychelles

WVI provides training, equipment and advice to MCSS’s Turtle and Terrapin Rehabilitation Centre in the Banyan Tree Resort, Seychelles.

Vincent Wildlife Trust

WVI is providing veterinary advice for disease surveillance and clinical skills for the translocation parts of the Pine Marten Recovery Project, which is run by VWT.

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