Support Animal Welfare in Dharamsala, India

Medical Professionals
Can Start: 
as soon as possible
Can Stay: 
1¾ month to 12 months
Must Speak: 
Helpful if Speaks: 
Hindi, Pahari
Accommodations, Learning Opportunity, Meal Stipend, Good For Groups

We think this is a meaningful project for the passionate veterinarian to support animal welfare in Dharamsala, India in exchange for accommodation and meals.

Opportunity Details


We are looking for veterinarians who want [to make] a change!

We operate a stray animal recovery center in the foothills of the Himalayas near Dharamsala, India. We treat injured and sick stray dogs, cows, horses, cats, and any other animal we can help.

We are looking for veterinarians who can help treat animals on site, train our staff in better medical techniques, and streamline our stray dog sterilization program.

Great for people with medical skills! Interested but not the right length? Like our organization and have an idea how your skills can help us? Message us at:


This project will be a success if the staff come out with better technique, the clinic is set up for more hygienic and streamlined procedures, and our surgical techniques are improved.


  • Medical Professionals


  • English


  • Hindi
  • Pahari

We Provide These Local Benefits


We can either host experteers in our community house (shared rooms, 2 people per room) or arrange for accommodation in the village.


We provide 3 vegan meals per day and chai.


Experteers get an opportunity to learn about shelter management, working in rural settings, and in a different culture. There is also room to learn about farming and gardening in their free time.


We give people a chance to see Dharamsala while making a difference. Our staff and residents are knowledgeable about the area, and can help arrange transportation and give directions. We have community spaces with a library, a clothing and book exchange, and wifi. Experteers also get an opportunity to meet locals and share their culture.

Questions & Answers About this Opportunity

Is there any opportunities for undergraduate students majoring in pre-veterinary sciences who have worked in a US veterinary clinic for over 6 months directly assisting with the animals.
Experteer, Jul 22nd, 2017
Absolutely! Although we are looking for graduated and experienced veterinarians, folks with any amount of experience are welcome to come volunteer with us.
Representative of this opportunity, Jul 22nd, 2017

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Industry: Non-Profit

Mission: Animal Welfare

Size: Startup: 2 - 5 persons

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