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9 reasons why we should spay & neuter animals?

1. Helps dogs and cats live a longer, healthier life
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Vida goes above and beyond to help Mama Bear and her mammary gland tumor.

Meet Mama Oso (Mama Bear) an older dog who was rescued along with her four puppies from a house where she was no longer Click here for read more...

I would love to do a veterinary externship abroad, but…

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New Year New Challenge: are you ready to be a vet or vet tech?

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Adopt a Pet! Give the gift of life this holiday season.

On the top of many wish lists each holiday season are pets. And, for good reason as well! Pets provide us with the gift of unconditional love. However, this decision must not be taken lightly. Click here for read more...

Improving Health: One drop at a time

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How we committed to save the world

The 20th century was an era of many advances but also the cradle of many negative situations in all areas of human development. The world went through extreme crisis, human despotisms and environmental atrocities these attempted against social justice and equality. Unemployment became a generalization and poverty came to stay.  Click here for read more...

Zika- Are you safe to travel? YES!

We’ve been getting some questions regarding the Zika virus and the communities we provide services to.  It’s important to know that the safety of our students and staff members is our organization’s first priority. Click here for read more...

"When teaching is an art, learning is a pleasure"

Work in the veterinary profession is highly rewarding, however, it also carries with it a lot of responsibility. Being a veterinarian is not just about applying the skill set we learn in school, but rather providing competent veterinary medical clinical care with compassion and respect for animal welfare and the people we serve. Veterinarians must be able to adapt quickly to many different situations and be creative in their solutions to issues that arise. Click here for read more...

Gateway tells us about their international service-learning experience with Vida

At Vida Volunteer we believe everyone deserves access to primary healthcare! Gateway Technical College from Kenosha, Wisconsin is one of our trusted partners in this quest. Chinedu Obowu is the International Education Coordinator for Gateway and recently he gave us some insight into the value of these international service-learning experiences. There are numerous benefits for the students: it allows them to have a hands-on clinical experience and learn about different cultures, while making a difference in Central American communities.
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