Supporters of WVI

Our heartfelt thanks go out to generous individuals and organisations whose ongoing support, financial, moral and in kind, enables WVI to deliver our conservation objectives.



A WVIPartner in Conservation pledges to support WVI over a three year period

A WVIPartner in Conservation pledges to support WVI over a three year period during which we build a relationship to provide WVIPs a bespoke CSR package. Be this prominent visibility on our website, exclusive access to media from our projects and staff, project visits or other exclusive services in the UK. There is only one WVIP per sector of the market (e.g. pharmaceutical, insurance, distributor, corporate veterinary practice etc). For more information about how your company could become a WVIP, please contact the WVI Office. WVI is very privileged to have ongoing support from the following WVIPartner in Conservation:

Henry Schein Animal Health

Henry Schein Animal Health has donated equipment to many of our projects, particularly Zimbabwe and India. In addition we have been able to use their distribution expertise to mobilise large shipments to our projects and have a mutually beneficial marketing strategy.


International Zoo Veterinary Group

Henry Schein Animal Health has donated equipment to many of our projects, particularly Zimbabwe and India. In addition we have been able to use their distribution expertise to mobilise large shipments to our projects and have a mutually beneficial marketing strategy.

Partners in Conservation aim to ensure that WVI provides project information in a format that is most useful to the company.

For more information on how your company could become a Partner in Conservation, please contact the WVI Office. WVI is delighted to be working with the following Partners in Conservation:

Folly Farm

Folly Farm has been staunch supporters of WVI since our conception in 2004. Their greatest achievement was raising a significant £1000 over the wet and dismal summer of 2012 for our Amur leopard and tiger projects in Russia. This was no mean feat - thank you!


Nationwide Laboratories

Nationwide Laboratories are a leading veterinary diagnostic laboratory offering a full range of veterinary diagnostic services. In 2012, Nationwide Laboratories (then Dechra Laboratories Services) become one of WVI's first Partners in Conservation, a three year support programme and regularly publishes articles on our projects.

St Francis Group

St Francis Group are a long established veterinary buying group with member practices throughout the UK. In September 2013 they became a WVI Partner in Conservation; a three year support programme.

Virbac (UK) Ltd

Virbac (UK) Ltd, a veterinary pharmaceutical company, has long been a WVI supporter. Virbac donates Zoletil to the Amur leopard and tiger programme in Russia, which is the safest anaesthetic drug to use in these circumstances. In 2012, Virbac become one of WVI's first Partners in Conservation.

Practices in Conservation have pledged to support WVI through increasing awareness of our work to their clients and raising vital funds.

Practices in Conservation have pledged to support WVI through increasing awareness of our work to their clients and raising vital funds. Resources include posters, leaflets, pin badges, articles for newsletters and websites.

For more information on how your practice could become a Practice in Conservation, please contact the WVI Office.


Foreman and Hanna Vetss

Foreman and Hanna Vets in Hailsham, East Sussex are supporting WVI through putting our Call To Arms posters on their waiting room walls, selling pin badges and letting their clients know who we are and what we do. http://www.foremanandhanna.co.uk/contact-hailsham-surgery

WVI is grateful to the following charitable foundations who have looked favourably on our grant applications over the past three years.

Please contact the WVI Office if your charitable foundation would like to receive an application form from us.

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21st Century Tiger

21st Century Tiger is a unique initiative which raises funds for wild tiger conservation projects. Established in 1997, it is one of the top seven tiger funding agencies globally and has contributed over £1.9 million to over 130 individual proposals for 70 tiger projects in seven countries worldwide. They currently support WVI’s initiative to support the Sumatran Tiger Health Forum. http://www.21stcenturytiger.org/


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Chester Zoo

Act for Wildlife is a wildlife conservation campaign led by Chester Zoo, helping to save endangered species around the world from extinction. They have awarded several grants to WVI for our painted dog project in Zimbabwe. It is very neat as Steve Leonard is patron to Act for Wildlife, WVI and Painted Dog Conservation!

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EAST - Endangered Asian Species Trust

WVI provides veterinary expertise to EAST's centre; rehabilitating endangered Asian primates in Vietnam.

http://www.go-east.org/

BirdLife International (Africa)

BirdLife Int (Africa) came to the rescue of the Seychelles Magpie Robin by securing emergency funding from the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF). This enabled WVI to survey all the Seychelles magpie robins for disease.

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF)

CEPF, through BirdLife Int (Africa) provided emergency funding for WVI to survey all the Seychelles mapgie robin populations for disease. This helped find out what was going wrong on Aride Island.

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Jean Sainsbury Animal Welfare Trust

Set up in 1982 by Mrs Jean Sainsbury, the trust donates money to charities which conserve wildlife, relieve animals from suffering, protect animals and encourage the understanding of animals. The JSAWT enables WVI to send expert avian surgeon, Johanna Storm, to help the Jivdaya Charitable Trust deal with the 100s of birds of prey and water birds that are injured during the International Kite Festival, Ahmedabad, India

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Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo's Conservation and Wildlife Fund has contributed to our work on the Amur leopard re-introduction programme in far east Russia. Renowned for their unique primate collection, the zoo also has Amur leopards and raises money throughout the year for the benefit of leopards in the wild.

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Wildlife Heritage Foundation

A sister zoo to Paradise Wildlife Park, WHF's Big Cat Sanctuary was set up to raise awareness and funds for big cat conservation. WHF has been long supporters of our Amur leopard project and all our tiger projects (Russia, Sumatra and Bangladesh).

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ALTA (Amur Leopard and Tiger Alliance)

ALTA is a fundrasing body to which members, such as WVI, are able to apply for funding. Funds raised through ALTA have supported WVI's Amur leopard and tiger work in the Russian Far East.

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Colchester Zoo

Action for the Wild is Colchester Zoo’s charitable arm, providing both financial and technical assistance to conservation. Action for the Wild has supported WVI’s Amur leopard health programme since 2004 both with funds and training their captive leopards to allow their heart to be listened to while conscious, allowing comparison with field anaesthesia data.

FOWP

Friends of Paradise Wildlife Park

FoPWP host events and activities at the park to raise funds to support wildlife and conservation projects at home and globally. Paradise Wildlife Park is a multi-award winning wildlife education and conservation centre which is also a great day out for all of the family. FoPWP have supported WVI's big cat projects since 2004.

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Reed Foundation

Through the Big Give Christmas Challenges of 2013, 2014 and 2015, the Reed Foundation match funded online donations made during challenge hours. These funds became the seed funding for our project in the Seychelles, training government vets and field staff why and how to collect disease surveillance samples from endangered species. In 2015 the Challenge contributed to the Pine Marten Recovery Programme.

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Shepreth Wildlife Conservation Charity

As a small zoo in Cambridgeshire, Shepreth Wildlife Park punches high above its weight in terms of support for conservation, through its charitable arm; SWCC. WVI's tiger work in Bangladesh and Sumatra are amongst its beneficiaries.

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Yorkshire Wildlilfe Park

YWP has three painted dogs and has also donated £3,000 and raised a further £1800 towards the African Painted Dog health project in Zimbabwe, thanks to a high profile public appeal, a fund-raising Open Day and the keepers selling African Painted dog badges at talks. Steve Leonard, TV vet and patron to both WVI and PDC, kicked off the appeal. YWP is similarly supporting WVI's Amur leopard and tiger health projects in Russian Far East. As ambassadors, YWP has three young Amur leopards which could play a significant role in the Amur leopard re-introduction programme.


The following companies have generously donated equipment and services to WVI's projects:

For more information on how your company could become a Partner in Conservation, please contact the WVI Office. WVI is delighted to be working with the following Partners in Conservation:

Burtons Veterinary Equipment

Burtons have donated a microscope for the laboratory we have set up at Painted Dog Conservation’s rehabilitation clinic in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. In addition, Burton’s helps source bespoke field anaesthesia equipment for our big cat projects.


Henry Schein Animal Health

Henry Schein Animal Health has donated equipment to many of our projects, particularly Zimbabwe and India. In addition we have been able to use their distribution expertise to mobilise large shipments to our projects and have a mutually beneficial marketing strategy.

Meadows Animal Healthcare

MAH donates F10 germicidal products to treat birds with wings severed by glass coated kite strings in Ahmedabad, India and domestic dogs with minor injuries brought into the vaccination clinics in Zimbabwe set up to reduce the risk of disease to the African painted (or hunting) dog.

Millpledge Vet Ltd

Millpledge continue to support WVI through the donation of consumables to our more hands on projects dealing with endangered birds injured by glass coated kite string in India and our vaccination and minor injury clinics in Zimbabwe.

Norbrook UK

A small British pharmaceutical company, Norbrook UK donated local anaesthetics, long acting antibiotics and pain relief to our minor injury and vaccination clinics in Zimbabwe.

Safe 4 Disinfectants

Safe4 have donated biodegradable and environmentally safe disinfectants to our clinic based projects, mainly with injured birds in India and vaccination and minor injury clinics in Zimbabwe.

Vetronic Services

Vetronic Services provided a ventilator SAV03 to donate to the Jivdaya Charitable Trust who organise the makeshift surgical clinics for the duration of the International Kite Festival in India where over 2000 birds are injured. Vetronics continue to service the ventilator on its trips to the UK.

Virbac UK

Virbac UK are Partners in Conservation and the anaesthetics they donate to WVI are over and above their financial support. In addition the Virbac team are highly supportive of WVI and offer us regular article space in their publications

WVI would like to thank the many individuals behind these companies and charitable foundations that support WVI with such passion. We wouldn't be where we are today without you.