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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

  • nail trimming

  • ear cleaning

  • 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)

  • media/ photographer

  • 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)

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