Current Projects2018-08-22T18:00:53+00:00

Current Projects

Listed on this page are our upcoming projects for 2018 and 2019. To learn more about any of these projects, or to apply for a placement, click through for the full project’s description.

Southern Thailand Project

Location:
Southern Thailand- **PROGRAM FULL**

Program Dates:
Session 1: 1st to 10th October 2018
Session 2: 14th to 23rd October 2018

Volunteer Placements Available: 10 (five participants per session)

About The Program:
Ten days volunteering in beautiful, tropical southern Thailand with its famous islands as your landscape. Our aim during this project is to assist a local run shelter and their Thai veterinary team with their continual animal welfare efforts in providing care to, and ensuring the health of, the dogs and cats living on the streets and in the surrounding villages.
Please note: This is an on location field project working in outdoor environments with stray dogs and cats. All veterinary treatments are carried out by Thai veterinary staff and assisted by Pawesome volunteers.

Optional Bonus – Volunteer with retired elephants.
Join this add on and you will not only be supporting an amazing sanctuary dedicated to giving retired elephants a better life, you are also shaping a more positive future for animal related tourism in Thailand.

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Northern Thailand Project

Location:
Northern Thailand – **PROGRAM FULL**

Program Dates:
28th October to 11th November 2018

Volunteer Placements Available: 6

About The Program:
Visit Northern Thailand with Pawesome for a two week adventure. Highlights include teaming up with a local dog and cat rescue to assist in animal welfare efforts, spending time with retired elephants in the rural countryside, and indulging your five senses in leisure time activities to Thai street markets, lady boy cabaret shows and unique water parks.
Please note: This is an on location field project working in outdoor environments with stray dogs and cats. All veterinary treatments are carried out by Thai veterinary staff and assisted by Pawesome volunteers.

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Myanmar (Burma) Project

Location:
Mandalay, Myanmar

Program Dates:
Session One: March 9th – 17th 2019
Session Two: March 16th – 24th 2019

Program Placements Available: 10 (per session)

About The Program:
This is an unforgettable nine day experience in companion animal welfare and shelter medicine. We are located in Northern Myanmar and our closest international airport is in Mandalay. During the program we team up with, and work alongside, a local animal shelter and their veterinarian. The shelter is home to 400+ dogs and cats who will be our main focal point. We will assist them to provide free care and medical treatments to their residents and other community dogs and cats. This program is geared heavily towards students who will have ample opportunity to participate hands on in a learning environment where all aspects of shelter medicine will be discussed and practiced. This program allows for an option to extend your trip and explore the ancient city of Bagan for 2 days/1 night.

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Ecuador Project

Location:
Esmeraldas, Ecuador

Program Dates:
14th to 27th April 2019

Program Placements Available: 12

About The Program:
Located in Ecuador, South America our setting for this fourteen day project is the gorgeous pacific coast and our closest international airport is Quito. We partner with a local non profit shelter who provides invaluable no cost treatments and care to village dogs and cats and the communities living in the area. Our project provides funds to care for up to 200 of these amazing furry friends and to help the shelter build other much needed structures. This program is geared heavily towards students who will have ample opportunity to participate hands on in a learning environment where all aspects of shelter medicine will be discussed and practiced.

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