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WSAVA launches initiatives to improve companion animal care in Africa

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THE World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has launched two initiatives that aim to improve the standards of veterinary care for companion animals across Africa.

The first initiative, Global Outreach, calls for vets and veterinary nurses to share their knowledge and experience and volunteer for outreach projects around the world. The first projects will be coordinated around this year's WSAVA congress in Cape Town, in September.

The WSAVA is looking for 10 veterinarians who plan to attend the congress to volunteer for the Community Led Animal Welfare (CLAW) organisation for six days from September 8 to 13. They will be assisting CLAW personnel in running mobile veterinary clinics in impoverished communities for the benefit of patients and their owners. There is also the opportunity for another 10 vets to volunteer for a …

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