I often get asked by my colleagues if I miss the interactions between clients and their pets and the affectionate tail wags and purrs that I used to receive from my patients, in general practice and vet school.
Wildlife Center of Virginia Blog
I’ve been a treatment team volunteer for a couple of years, and if you watch the Critter Cam, the volunteers are often the ones holding the animals as the interns and students perform their treatments.
As 2016 draws to a close, I’m happy to take a few moments to reflect upon the positive changes and experiences that this year brought to my life.
I say this with pride … and I say this with sadness, because after 10 years of employment with the Wildlife Center of Virginia, I regret to say that I will be leaving in early 2017 for other pastures.
August 20 …
2016 was a bit of a rough year in Outreach, with the losses of some of our beloved ambassadors, but their impact will live on for years.
After watching Ed build this wonderful place in the early 1980s, I committed to volunteering nearly three years ago.
Wow! I’ve only been working at the Wildlife Center for three months now but it has totally changed my life. I don’t even know where to begin.
Is it possible to pick just one memory or just one event that means the most to me?
A few weeks ago, I was asked to respond to a call from a woman who had found a bird in a window-well of her basement. She described it as a large bird, about the size of a large duck and it had a long pointed bill.