Articles from November, 2013

Botswana Blog

29 November 2013

They’re back! Doris & Lauren have returned safely from their trip to Botswana, and they’re both looking well – and a little bit older, as both celebrated a birthday during this trip.. Now that we don’t have to worry about wonky internet connections we can finally hear their stories. As a preview, here are some

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Botswana Blog

20 November 2013

Our first photo! Up until now, Doris and Lauren have been unable to send anything via email due to the poor internet connections, but today we received our first picture from their camp. As you can see, Doris is operating outside and even has an audience. There’s no sight of Lauren though – she must

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Botswana Blog

16 November 2013

We received an update from Lauren & Doris! ‘We have spent the last 2 days at a village called Sehitwa. It’s not very big and you probably won’t find it on the map. It’s about 2 hours drive from Maun. We neutered 22 dogs and a cat – our operating theatre was a gazebo, under

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Botswana Blog

13 November 2013

We received our first update from our intrepid travelers, Doris & Lauren. Internet access from where they are is not possible, so instead we receive updates via mobile phone. This is from Lauren: Doris has neutered 13 dogs so far (just in the mornings). We go out to visit sick dogs in the afternoon –

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Botswana Blog – November 2013

11 November 2013

Maun is a town in Botswana with a  population of about 56,000, and the tribal capital of the Batawana people. Doris, one of Cogges vets, and Lauren, one of our qualified vet nurses, flew out from Heathrow on Saturday to do some important volunteer work at the Maun Animal Welfare Society (MAWS). MAWS aims to

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