Worldwide Veterinary Service

Worldwide Veterinary Service

Charity information

Worldwide Veterinary Service

Working as a central veterinary resource, WVS offers free care to animals in need around the world by supplying teams of vets & supplies. From running equine outreach clinics in India to vaccination drives in Malawi, WVS help all species & the people who are affected by the wellbeing of their animals. WVS have 3 Training Centres in India & Thailand where they train vets locally, & emergency teams of vet professionals are sent in times of natural disasters & conflict.

Founded 2003

  • Mission statement

    Worldwide Veterinary Service (WVS) is an international, non-governmental, non-political, non-religious organisation created as a charitable legal entity in the UK in 2003.

    The charity's desire is to provide a sustainable veterinary resource to help animal welfare organisations around the world. WVS works with all species and their volunteer teams are aimed not only at improving animal welfare but also at benefiting the local communities in which they work.

    The charity's objectives are to relieve the suffering and distress of animals throughout the world by all or any of the following means:

    ~ The provision of medical and financial aid to animal welfare organisations and charities.
    ~ The provision and co-ordination of volunteers to support the work of animal welfare organisations overseas.
    ~ The provision of veterinary advice and support.
    ~ To promote and conduct research in all matters relating to animal welfare.

    In 2017, WVS treated over 28,000 animals, trained 650 vets, & sent over 900 aid parcels.

  • Aims

    Worldwide Veterinary Service aims to:

    • To aliviate suffering and distress of animals throughout the world by offering veterinary aid to animals in need allover the world.
    • To promote the education of animal welfare best practice in the places where it is needed most.
    • To help people who are directly affected by the wellbeing of animals in their local community by vaccinating animals against rabies and treating animals which are often relied on for to make a living.
  • Overview

    Established: November 2003

    Registered Charity Number: 1100485

    Full time staff: 20

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 5

    Phone number: 01725 557225

    Address: 4 Castle Street BH21 5PZ

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
  • Parcel Appeal 2011

    To provide animal welfare charities and non profit organisations with vital veterinary sup... More