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Veterinarians Elena and Angélica speaking with a disabled, long-time client of the GAAP Veterinary Clinic in Valdivia, Chile, while delivering some basic necessities for the woman and her cat.
Baby giant squirrel gets placed in a warm nest after having been bottle fed.
From step one of our emergency aid program, our Vets International team is careful to follow stringent safety protocols. We have been able to buy and deliver some basic necessities to four families who are struggling to make ends meet because they have been unable to work during the COVID-19 crisis.
Elena and Angélica, veterinarians with our Healthy Pets Program through our partnership with the Global Alliance for Animals and People (GAAP), prepare food and basic supplies for delivery to four families impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.
Jaime, an animal lover and long-time client of the GAAP Veterinary Clinic in Valdivia, Chile, is shocked when he realizes that our Vets International team delivered a small package of food for him and his family, along with the special cat food required for his cat who is recovering from urinary tract stones. Jaime lives in a rural area with his two elderly parents and their economic situation is unstable at best during this difficult time, so this support meant the world to him.
Veterinarians Elena and Angélica deliver cat and dog food to a neighbor of the GAAP Veterinary Clinic, a woman named Inés who is unable to work due to COVID-19 quarantine restrictions. Inés has several cats and dogs who follow her everywhere she goes. She wants to continue to care for her animals, but the uncertainty of her financial situation is making it all but impossible to make ends meet. Inés was so thankful for the assistance from our Vets International team!
Muchacho is just 6 weeks old, and he's suffering from several health issues, many stemming back to severe malnutrition. As you can see, his front right paw is also badly injured and he has trouble walking on it, but nothing can stop his appetite!
Despite the rough shape he showed up in, Muchacho has shown excellent progress in his recovery! One great way he's fighting to get better? His appetite! Muchacho must gain weight so we feel confident he's stable enough for further evaluation of his injured paw.
Check out that paw!! After a few days of regular care and some love from a temporary foster home, Muchacho shows us that his paw (which was nearly useless when he arrived) is ready to play!
Elephant Transit Home, Sri Lanka
Galpaya, a young elephant just recently released from the Elephant Transit Home, sadly ate an illegal jaw bomb and now requires regular care to treat his wounds and make sure he is getting enough to eat.
After a week of regular wound cleaning and tube feeding, Galpaya has reintegrated with the herd and is eating on his own! He is still having some difficulty, but luckily he has friends by his side to check on him.