volunteer in baja
do you have a heart for animals and love to travel? this volunteer opportunity is in ensenada, mexico is just 2 hours south of san diego. our team will be hands on working in conjunction with los adoptables to host a free spay & neuter clinic for a low income community. malas with a mission fundraises for the clinic (typically $1000 to sterilize 50 animals). and we need you to make the clinic a success the day of!
we drive to mexico, stay in an awesome beach house, visit Los adoptables’ shelter & of course eat the best tacos you've ever had! expect to get your hands dirty & go with the flow!
this opportunity happens on a year round basis. the trip is 3 days, usually saturday to monday with the clinic on sunday. please fill out the form below if you are interested so we can make sure it is a good fit for you/ plug you into the right trip happening next!
comfortable working with dogs and cats
valid USA passport
sense of adventure and okay “roughing it”
example volunteer duties (training on site by licensed vet):
shaving bellies for surgery
carrying dogs from/ from pre-op, operation table, post-op
giving rabies and antibiotic injections
flea/ tick treatments
caring for post-op recovery animals
discharging animals back to owners with care instruction paper
helping community members register their pet (spanish speaking is helpful)
help fundraising prior to the trip
accommodation ($35 per person for the house rental)
transportation ($50 for gas money/ insurance for volunteer drivers)
food, water, drinks, etc (tacos y cerveza are so cheap!)
any amount you’d like to donate for the clinic (1 surgery = $20)