16 Mar 2017

Come take a tour of our Todo Santos Rabies Campaign

<h3></p>Come take a tour of our Todo Santos Rabies Campaign</h3>

Come take a tour of our Todo Santos Rabies Campaign This week, we are proud to be welcomed back to Todos  Santos, Guatemala for our annual  rabies campaign in partnership with The Global Alliance For Animals and People (the GAAP). Our mission here is to improve the health and welfare of the dogs and cats […]

12 Feb 2017

Why our Asian elephant veterinary care program is needed

<h3></p>Why our Asian elephant veterinary care program is needed</h3>

Why our Asian elephant veterinary care program is needed While visiting various sites and meeting different mahouts at the Surin Elephant Kingdom, we came across Plai, a down elephant. The sad part is he had been down for 2 days, suffering from a combination of chronic arthritis, bone disease and malnutrition. The concern for lung […]

12 Feb 2017

Our vision for the future of Thailand’s captive elephants

<h3></p> Our vision for the future of Thailand’s captive elephants</h3>

Our vision for the future of Thailand’s captive elephants This week, I had the pleasure of traveling to the Surin Elephant Kingdom of Thailand, specifically to the village of Ba Ta Klang with our team, photographers Dr. Don and Kim Toothman, Dr. Boripat, Dr. Joy, and Dr. Som from the Zoological Parks Organization (ZPO) and […]

2 Jul 2015

Blue Skies & Green Juices

Blue Skies & Green Juices Street Art   Today is day two in Valdivia and much to everyone’s surprise, the sun is shining and the skies are perfectly blue. From what I have been told, such conditions are a rare occurrence this time of year (I’d like to think that I brought the warm, June […]

17 Jun 2015

Earth’s broken heart

Every 15 minutes, an elephant is killed. Every 15 minutes, a baby elephant is orphaned. Every 15 minutes, the web of life is reduced. It’s currently threatening global security, human rights, allowing ruthless people to become rich off of an endangered species. And it’s all for their ivory. We are becoming a ruthless species driven […]

22 Mar 2015

Day 1 and 2 Todos Santos

Day 1 and 2 Todos Santos Our first 2 days in Todos Santos have been focused on education. Without having the community understand why you are working there, there is little point in trying to make a difference. Our partners on this project include the Global Alliance for Animals and People and the educational Guatemalan […]

18 Mar 2015

Hello Animal Lovers!

Greetings from Guatemala! Shelly Hartman, a talented technician from the Animal Specialty Center and I are off to Todos Santos, Guatemala to meet our other team members including surgeon Amy Kantor from South Shore Animal Hospital and  Feliza Lopez, animal technician from the Animal Medical Center. We will be working in partnership with the Global Alliance for […]