International Programs

2021 Short-term Group Programs

Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
Veterinary Medicine in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands

May 10-23, 2021
Application Deadline: November 25th, 2020
Participants will receive 3 credit hours for VDPAM 496 (counts toward electives)
study abroad student Ecuador photos
 


Program highlights:

  • Visit the Banos Zoo & Wildlife Center and assist staff with exams & treatments for the reptiles
  • Work in a spay/neuter clinic with experienced veterinarians and assist with surgeries
  • Visit local farms and learn about their breeding programs
  • Amazing excursions, such as hiking up the volcanos in the Galapagos Island, visiting the national park, rappelling down waterfalls, and many more.
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Guatemala – Flores, Peten
Wildlife Rehabilitation in Guatemala

May 10-23, 2021
Application Deadline: November 25th, 2020
Participants will receive 3 credit hours for VDPAM 496 (counts toward electives)
 
 

Program highlights:

  • Gain hands-on experience in the health and management of primates, psittacines (birds) and reptiles
  • Watch and learn how veterinarians manage care of wildlife in the field where resources are limited
  • Assist in wildlife care at the rehab center, including exams, treatments, surgeries, and necropsies