If you currently studying at university and are planning to take an Industry Year placement or Extra Mural Studies, LSPCA’s volunteer programme has been specifically designed for students to gain fundamental professional skills required upon graduation. The LSCPAs veterinary advisor, Dr Robyn McCann Bird, has worked in a number of veterinary institutions in southern Africa and leads our early clinical induction programme with the Lilongwe University BVM students.
She is highly qualified and enjoys working with soon-to-be- graduates! Watch this film produced by Deutsche Welle televison to see Robyn and students working at farm and spay clinics in early 2017. Not only will you gain invaluable knowledge in a once-in-a-lifetime experience abroad, LSPCA will provide a unique insight into how an African Animal Welfare organisation operates, demonstrating how all the departments rely upon one another to make an impact in the field and with the general public, to ultimately improve the welfare of animals in a less proveleged part of the world, where making ends meet is a day to day concern.
Our veterinary clinic is open six days a week, is traditionally “western-style” and always welcomes veterinary surgeons and nurses from other backgrounds and countries! This is a charitable practice that is open to paying clients offering a veterinary service at a competitive rate in order to support LSPCA’s work in underprivileged communities. We have a range of equipment, from an x-ray machine to a mini-lab (vet-test idexx), ultrasound and an aesthetic machine. Apart from our clinic, you will be able to become heavily involved in other areas of LSPCA including:
- Rabies Vaccination Campaign
- Community Vet Programmes
- Humane Education
- Rehoming Shelter