• Colorado Vet Brings Dreams to Fruition establishing the Vet Treks Foundation. Fort Collins Vet, Lisa McCarthy has a goal to improve the health of dogs and cats around the world. Vet Treks Foundation will help make her dreams come true
  • Overpopulation of small animals (dogs and some cats) is a big problem in third-world countries. Working in Kenya, the teams of volunteers who come to run Spay and Neuter Clinics have a big impact on the situation
  • Unique Non-Profit Combines Service Work with African Safaris. Once the volunteers have completed their work, they can opt to go on Safari visiting the many national parks and wildlife reserves in Kenya.
  • Education of Local Vets in Underserved Regions of the World is a Hallmark of Vet Treks. Dr McCarthy and her team of volunteers conduct Continuing Education programs to teach local veterinarians how to host spay and neuter clinics on their own, making her program much more self-sustaining.
  • What does the Foundation do for local vets? They advance the cause of animal welfare, improve community public health, improve community economics, enable more sustainable environments. Because they care about animals, they advocate the One Health philosophy that the causes of animal welfare, environmental balance, and community public health are not separate, but are actually related issues.
  • Profile of volunteer(s)
  • Vet Treks Works with Numerous NGO’s & Agencies in doing their work. These include
  • Memberships in Vet Treks Foundation support the work they are doing and educate members about the needs and how they can help. These include on the ground services in Kenya, members of the National Parks Service, etc.
  • Future expansion of services is planned in Mexico, Vietnam and more
  • Board of Directors – photos and bios