Challenges of charity veterinary work in developing countries

Heather Bacon

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THE charities and non-governmental organisations involved in clinical veterinary work abroad are both numerous and diverse, as are the challenges, frustrations and rewards that the staff working in the clinics face. In this article, Heather Bacon draws on the experiences of a number of vets, nurses and volunteers who have worked in veterinary clinics in developing countries in order to offer guidance on the type of challenges that a vet may face when undertaking charity work abroad.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)412-415
Number of pages4
JournalIn Practice
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2008


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