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Aug10

Overseas Veterinary Volunteer Opportunities

10 Aug 2016 - News, Volunteer stories
Do you want to apply your skills to a worthy cause? Many organisations welcome veterinary volunteers. Please contact these organisations directly for more information.  Palau Palau Animal Welfare Society is hiring a full-time Clinic and Shelter Veterinarian.  Applicants should read the PAWS position description and submit their CV, copy of...
May25

Volunteer spotlight - Michelle Hayes working with the Canberra Mob

25 May 2016 - News, Volunteer stories
During March AMRRIC volunteer Michelle Hayes joined the Canberra Mob Indigenous Dog Health for their veterinary program in the Utopia region.  Michelle and the team worked in many communities and outstations, including Antjere, Arlparra, Rocket Range, Camel camp, Amplutiwaja, and Engawala. Thank you to the Canberra Mob for hosting our AMRRIC...
Mar14

Volunteer Spotlight - Simone Armstrong in Yuendumu, Yuelamu, Nyirripi

14 Mar 2016 - News, Volunteer stories
AMRRIC member Simone Armstrong recently volunteered her skills on a veterinary program in Yuendumu, Yuelamu and Nyrippi. Simone shares her insights about volunteering for AMRRIC here.  What did you do for the program? I volunteered as a vet nurse on the program, doing my best to ensure vets had everything on the unsterile side of surgeries ready...
Feb23

Volunteer Catherine Tiplady shares her experience

23 Feb 2016 - News, Volunteer stories
AMRRIC member vet Catherine Tiplady recently volunteered her skills on a veterinary program in Yuendumu, Yuelamu and Nyrippi. Catherine said "Volunteering with AMRRIC made me feel that I was truly making a difference for the health and wellbeing of Indigenous communities and their animals." What did you do for the program? I volunteered as a...
Nov23

Volunteer Spotlight - Graeme Blanch visits Ti Tree, Alyuen, Wilora and Laramba

23 Nov 2015 - News, Volunteer stories
AMRRIC member vet Graeme Blanch recently returned from a veterinary program in Ti Tree,  Alyuen, Wilora and Laramba in the Central Desert region, NT.  This is Graeme's second volunteer trip for AMRRIC and he shares his insights here. This time I flew to the Alice, met Linda who had driven down with Jackie from Tennant Creek, and Abby who flew in...
Aug2

Volunteer Spotlight - Sarah Ballantyne

2 Aug 2015 - News, Volunteer stories
AMRRIC member Sarah Ballantyne recently volunteered on dog health programs in the Mutitjulu and Areyonga communities in the Northern Territory. Sarah shares the highlights and challenges of her experiences here. What did you do for the program?  Within the Mutitjulu community I was involved in the preparation and administration of internal and...
Jun4

Central Desert Dog Health Program

4 Jun 2015 - News, Volunteer stories
During April the Central Desert Regional Council ran their bi-annual dog health program in the communities of Lajamanu, Wilora, Willowra, Larumba, Ti Tree, 6 Mile, Station, Aleyuen, Yuendemu, Yuelumu and Nyrripi.  Vets from Ark Animal Hospital in Darwin worked with AMRRIC volunteer vets to provide desexing and parasite treatments for dogs and cats...
May15

Volunteer Spotlight - Graeme Blanch visits Yuendumu

15 May 2015 - News, Volunteer stories
Vet and AMRRIC member Graeme Blanch recently volunteered on a remote dog health program in the Yuendumu, Yuelamu and Nyrippi communities in the Central Desert region, NT. Graeme shares his first time experiences here. This was an amazing week, for my first week volunteering with AMRRIC.  It was arranged at short notice and I flew from Melbourne to...
May15

Thank you to our supporters at Hall Veterinary Surgery, Canberra

15 May 2015 - News, Volunteer stories
We would like to say a big thank you to Helen Purdam, Lesa Potten and the Hall Veterinary Surgery in Canberra.  Helen and Lesa, the owners of the clinic, chose AMRRIC as the clinic’s charity back in 2009 and  have been supporting our work ever since. Andrew Purdam (Helen's husband) also donates privately to AMRRIC. We’re really grateful for such...
Apr25

Let's celebrate World Veterinary Day

25 Apr 2015 - News, Volunteer stories
Lets celebrate World Veterinary Day - Vets improve animal health, animal welfare and public health. AMRRIC recognises the contribution that our veterinary volunteers and supporters give, their work benefits the health of remote Indigenous communities, people and dogs. Each year, veterinary professionals around the world recognise World Veterinary...

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