Help with the Island stray animals in our animal clinic on Koh Phangan, Thailand

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  • Last activity: 17 Jun 2024



 Min stay requested: 1 month or more



  • Description


    We are a small clinic caring for Koh Phangan's stray, temple & wild animals and dedicated to improving the lives since 2001. We are a Non-Profit organization and rely entirely on donations, volunteers and sponsorship to carry out our work. Not only that, but we receive no government funding, and rely heavily on the good-will of the local community, tourists and friends.

    We provide medical care and have a dedicated neutering and vaccination program carried out with the help of volunteer vets and vet nurses.

    We provide daily hospital care for many animals who have more serious conditions, and also out-patient care.

    Our mission is to keep Koh Phangan Rabies Free, through vaccination and education.
    We control the dog and cat population through neutering of all stray and temple animals and through promotion of the neutering of owned animals. We provide nursing care to animals and educate the public in responsible animal care.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can experience the Thai culture by going into the communities and dealing with the sick animals, gather experience in dealing with animals, how to prevent illnesses and the benefits of control population.
    In your free time you can experience Thai boxing nights, temples, lovely beaches, markets and delicious local food, yoga.

  • Help


    We need our volunteers to be 100% reliable, responsible and have the animal's welfare on their list of priorities at all time. Failure to turn up will impact the island's animals heavily.
    At the moment we need 2 types of volunteers:
    -living on-site and can commit to 5 shifts a week, 2 days off for a period of at least 1 month.
    - living in their own accommodations and can commit to a minimum of 2 shifts per week and at least 2 weeks of commitment.
    Here is a list of the daily tasks which could be performed. Please do not think that this is a pet the puppies only kind of place, we are a hospital with sick animals.

    - Feeding all in-patients
    - Cleaning kennels
    - Laundry
    - Poo picking
    - Dog walking
    - Socializing animals
    - Tick-picking & spraying
    - Giving treatment to ill or recovering animals
    - Assisting the nurse & patient restraint
    - Catching & transporting stray animals
    - Photography
    - Instrument scrubbing
    - Driving a stick car
    - Not squeamish around blood
    - Administration and more!

    We do not allow sleepovers, alcohol, drugs or parties. Cameras on-site.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Thai: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We offer basic accommodations for volunteers that can commit to 5 shifts a week with 2 days off.
    The rooms have a bed, cloths rack, table, drawers and a fan. Shared bathrooms and kitchen.
    No food provided.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our clinic is located on the beautiful island of Koh Phangan. In your free time you can go on adventures hikes as well as gorgeous snorkel or diving tours or just enjoy a relaxed day on the beach. To discover the island, it is best to rent a scooter. Koh Phangan is also famous for its Full Moon Parties which take place on the other side of the island and also numerous other parties happening thought the weeks.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    3 hours/day, 5 days/week maximum

Host ref number: 426253143132

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