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Unforgettable Veterinary Service and Study Abroad!

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Get college credit for your program through Iowa Wesleyan University!

   College Credit and Financial Aid

College credit available through our US university partner

Up to 100% financial aid available

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   Summer and Winter Programs

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Thailand Veterinary Service

Student veterinary programs

  • High School Students Learn from a US vet in a clinic, volunteer with elephants, and have an adventure!
  • College Students Add clinical skills to your vet school application and volunteer with elephants
  • Vet School Students Explore the veterinary profession from a new angle – elephants in the tropics!
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Thailand Conservation Programs

Ethical animal and adventure programs

  • Tropical Marine Biology + SCUBA Learn SCUBA and practice coral reef restoration on a tropical island in the Gulf of Thailand.
  • Thailand 101 Discover service, adventure, and culture in Thailand in the city and in the wild
  • Wild Tropics Learn SCUBA and protect coral reefs on an island. Explore forest in Northern Thai jungles and at an elephant sanctuary
Cheetahs

South Africa Veterinary Service

Volunteer at a cheetah breeding facility and go on safari at Kruger National Park in the African savannah. For college students.

Kangaroos

Australia Veterinary Service

Study zoo medicine with koalas, kangaroos, echidnas, wallabies, and more

   Veterinary Semester Abroad in Thailand

Designed for pre-veterinary students, this 14-week, 20-credit semester focuses on small, hands-on classes taught by veterinarians (DVM) in shelters, sanctuaries, and clinics.

From vibrant culture to white beaches, Thailand has it all. Soak up all of Thailand’s beauty while gaining valuable, hands-on veterinary experience with both exotic and companion animals — from dogs and cats to elephants and tropical wildlife.

Coursework

The semester includes 300+ veterinary hours and 20+ research hours that can be recorded on your VMCAS application to vet school.

  • Thai Culture And Language
  • Companion Animal Management
  • Veterinary Surgical Nursing
  • Veterinary Practice and Skills Practicum
  • Marine Animal Anatomy, Behavior, and Conservation and Lab
  • Elephant Medicine and Management
  • Wildlife Conservation and Care
  • Total of 20 credits

Learn more about the Veterinary Semester Abroad in Thailand

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Meet Our Alumni

"All of the staff were great! They really focused on making our experience safe, meaningful, and fun! The vets were very knowledgeable and did a great job teaching us and helping us practice the skills we learned."

Brittany Diaz, College Veterinary Service

Texas A&M

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