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Ukraine Animal Crisis | Veterinarians Without Borders

Right now, more than 100 000 animals are in need of assistance in Ukraine. We are grateful for your generous support. 

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Ukraine Animals in Crisis | Veterinarians Without Borders

Help Save Ukraine Animals

Thank you for stepping forward today to help feed and care for animals in shelters in Ukraine, and for those fleeing with their animals. The need is urgent – by the day and now, by the hour.

More than 100,000 dogs, cats and other pets are in urgent need of food, water, medicine, and veterinary help.

We have partnered with animal humanitarian agencies who can get the basics to where they are needed the most, which includes 700 Ukraine animal shelters, and 1,200 drop-off points for food delivery where animals are sheltering with their human companions - to homes, to community points, apartment complexes, and where people have had to seek safe shelter from bombing and shelling with their pets.

Donate Now A Letter From Our Executive Director

Our Partners on the Ground 

  • Gostomel Shelter for Animals Logo
  • GladPet Logo
  • Save The Dogs Logo
  • Tailed Hostages of War Logo
  • Sumy Society for the Protection of Animals
  • Happy Paw Logo
  • Vernost Animal Rescue Dnepr Logo

A Special Thank You

The entire team at VWB extends a heartfelt thank you to the veterinary clinics, donors, and sponsors who have contributed to our swift emergency response. 

Veterinary Clinics

A special thanks to the many veterinary clinics that provided urgent medical supplies:

West Kootenay Animal, Trail, BC

Arrow Lake Veterinary Hospital, Castlegar, BC

Castlegar Veterinary Hospital, Castlegar, BC

Selkirk Veterinary Hospital, Nelson, BC

Nelson Animal Hospital, Nelson, BC

VCA Tri-Lakes Animal Hospital and Referral Center, Winfield, BC

Panorama Veterinary Services, Kelowna, BC

Sitara Animal Hospital, Lake Country, BC

And very special thanks to Dr. Kinga Gortel

Donors & Sponsors

Heartfelt gratitude and special thanks to our donors and sponsors whose financial contributions have made our response possible:

P3 Veterinary Partners

VC Birchmount Animal Hospital

Four Feet Companion Foundation

Adopt-a-dog/Save-a-life

Douglas Animal Hospital

Thrive Pet Healthcare

Mariposa Animal Hospital

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  • The most rewarding part of my placements was helping others and seeing the many lives that are impacted along the way.
    - Nikki Sheedy

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