Animal Addict's Guide to Global Volunteer Travel: The Ultimate Reference for Helping Animals Along the Road Best Traveled (Paperback)

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By Tony James Slater (Contribution by), Laurie McAndish King (Contribution by), Nola Lee Kelsey
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Description


The Animal Addict's Guide offers travelers the most diverse look at global volunteer programs for working with animals available in any book. It presents page after page of rock-solid information. Explore detailed listings from multiple organizations - big and small - all in one place. Discover volunteer expeditions you never dreamed existed. Save hundreds of hours in research by comparing your options in an instant. Read inspiring stories by volunteer travels who walk the walk. Find volunteer opportunities by county, category, even favorite species Lose yourself among a wealth of options and inspirations for every style of traveler: budget, families, teens, all-inclusive, self-guided, solo, gap year, seniors, expeditions, grassroots, homestays, and more Unearth your passion: wildlife, domestics, field studies, conservation, animal shelters, rescue and rehabilitation, paleontology, marine mammals, coral reef preservation, conservation education, skilled or novice. Map the coastal ecosystems of Tobago Prevent elephant-human conflicts in Namibia Work as an eco-volunteer at a Kibbutz in Israel Track snow leopards in the Altai Mountains of Russia Cowboy up to aid wild horses in America's Wild West Be a friend to felines on the shores of Caye Caulker in Belize Rescue temple dogs among Thailand's ancient Buddhist wats Offer a helping hand to a sanctuary protecting the donkeys of Corfu Catalog Humpbacks, dolphins, and dugongs of the Comoros Archipelago Have a pouch full of fun while conserving wildlife in the Australian Outback Assist panda keepers in preserving one of the world's most endangered species The World is Yours for the Saving.

About the Author


Nola Lee Kelsey is the author of 700 Places to Volunteer Before You Die: A Traveler's Guide among other titles. Kelsey is also the creator/content editor of The Voluntary Traveler: Adventures from the Road Best Traveled and The V-List. In addition, she hosted The Voluntary Traveler podcast and runs every aspect of The Voluntary Traveler network. As she has meandered the globe, her humor and travel articles have appeared in hundreds of diverse publications from Reptiles Magazine to The Bangkok Post. Over the past two and a half decades Kelsey has worked as a dog caregiver, a reptile keeper, marine park trainer, penguin handler, behavioral data collector, and a wildlife rehabilitator. She is also a self-confessed serial volunteer for global animal rescue organizations. As a result, she has been bitten by just about everything - twice! The final culprit was the writing bug. According to Kelsey, this distant relative of the travel bug actually pumps ink into your veins while simultaneously sucking your wallet dry.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780983755814
ISBN-10: 0983755817
Publisher: Dog's Eye View Emedia
Publication Date: July 31st, 2011
Pages: 376
Language: English