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African Vet Safaris give clients a rare and unique hands-on opportunity to become involved in conservation, while having a once in a lifetime experience not normally commercially available! Read on for more information…

African Vet Safaris give clients a rare and unique hands-on opportunity to become involved in conservation, while having a once in a lifetime experience not normally commercially available! Read on for more information…

Brothers Safaris offers tailor-made safaris throughout Southern Africa, specialising in wildlife and wildlife immobilisation and behind-the-scenes participation safaris (African Vet Safaris), but also offering conventional safaris and sightseeing tours - guided or self-drive (Traditional Tours & Safaris), and services to the corporate market.

Currently still working in the wildlife industry as a vet, Dr Brothers offers a unique insight into the world of wildlife, and aims to share this with colleagues and interested people from abroad, educating visitors in an interactive manner on a wide range of aspects pertaining to wildlife in Southern Africa. All aspects, from the most basic knowledge pertaining to a species, to more detailed aspects of wildlife management and Veterinary involvement, are covered in relation to your chosen safari and interests.

Generally African Vet Safaris only cater for small groups, ensuring a well-managed and safe environment, for both man and beast. Within the realm of what is safe, ethical and possible from the wildlife perspective, all safaris can be tailor-made to suit your individual needs.

Participation in an African Vet Safari also ensures a sizeable financial contribution to wildlife conservation, thus directly helping to preserve this precious natural heritage.

Specialist Veterinary Safaris are our more technical safaris, and are aimed at Veterinarians, Vet Nurses/Technicians and Vet Students. Tailor-make an itinerary with Dr Brothers guiding you all the way, or join a "Conservation and Immobilisation Safari", the options are endless.

Immobilisation Safaris incorporate wildlife immobilisations that are carried out for conservation based research or management procedures, on a host of species. Get your hands dirty assisting, or simply watch from up close. Either way, you will have an unforgettable encounter with Africa's wildlife!

Species Specific Interactive Safaris sometimes incorporate immobilisation procedures, but also offer other unusual activities involving your chosen species of wildlife, as well as general game viewing. Work with Vets, researchers and field officers, and gain an insight into the magical world of wildlife. Use telemetry to track your chosen species in the bush, the continuous beep from the tracking collar bringing you slowly closer...

Find out more online: www.brotherssafaris.com/

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New 'DoggyLottery' to raise funds for rescue centres

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 A new 'DoggyLottery' to raise funds for dog rescue centres in the UK will launch on Saturday (4 July). Every four weeks, five different rescue centres will be connected to the lottery, providing much-needed funds - particularly during COVID-19 - and providing vital online exposure.

A weekly game costs £1.50 and entrants will have the chance of being one of 20 guaranteed winners. A massive 60 per cent of the raised funds will go towards the dog rescue centres, more than double that donated by leading lottery companies to charitable causes.

To find out more and play the lottery, visit www.doggylottery.co.uk  

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International Cat Care appoints new head of veterinary division

International Cat Care (ICC) has announced the appointment of Nathalie Dowgray as head of the charity's veterinary division.

Nathalie, who is an RCVS advanced practitioner in feline medicine, will lead the International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) and a play key role in advancing knowledge and research in feline medicine.

Claire Bessant, iCatCare's chief executive said: "We're absolutely delighted to be welcoming Nathalie to the charity. She brings a depth and breadth of feline expertise and understanding which fits perfectly with the charity's work and development, and her enthusiasm for cats is infectious."