Ветеринари для України

Центр для координації допомоги європейських ветеринарів для допомоги українським ветеринарам, їхнім родинам та тваринам

Vets hosting Vets & families

Many countries started to collect temporary homes for Ukrainian veterinarians and their families. On this page or on the map underneath, you can find the contact details of the different initiatives we were informed about.

Click here to see the interactive map

To add or change aspects on this list, contact info@fecava.org or info@fve.org

  • Many EU countries:
    • Ukrainian Veterinarians and colleagues providing help – Contact Nadeshda Karas. She provides a list of vets assiting vets (housing and job) Email: karas_vet@ukr.net LIST
    • Vets on The Balkan collected many temporary homes for veterinarians (some even with the possibility to work in the clinic) accross the EU. Facebook Page
    • Humane Society International has teamed up with Mars Petcare to provide aid both to shelters in Ukraine and refugees accompanied with their pets arriving in neighboring countries. 
    • Housing for refugees matches needs and offers via their platform. Available in all main languages!
  • Australia: Dr. Belinda Black is the representative of the Australian Veterinary Association to organise housing with veterinarians in Australia: belinda@murrayvets.com.au
  • Austria: The Austrian Veterinary Association is coordinating housing and giving other aid and assistance in Austria. See OTK website.
  • Canada: Contact DVM Zoe Rutledge for accommodation in Prince Edward Island and Toronto.
  • Belgium: Dr. Ann Criel is coordinating for Belgium
  • Bulgaria: Write to Boyko Georgiev: boykog@netbg.com
  • Estonia: EVA provides housing in Estonia for vets. Email DVM Marit Veeber mveeber@gmail.com or +37256685902
  • Finland: Contact Dr. Anniina Kokkonen at tel.+358-40 184 8894 or write to anni_kokkonen@hotmail.com 
  • France:
    • The French Order of Veterinarians offers housing via Sabine ARBOUILLE @ sabine.arbouille@ordre.veterinaire.fr
    • The Conseil Régional de l’Ordre des Vétérinaires de Nouvelle Aquitaine offers as well housing. Contact Dr. Colombo via jc.colombo23@gmail.com Tel. 0672716824
    • OKIVÉT and the media group 1HEALTH welcome refugees in FRANCE. Five veterinarians and their families can get: assistance with the administrative procedures for settling in and obtaining degree equivalency + support for their French language training. Write to contact@1health.fr
  • Germany: Contact Info@tierarztpraxis-ringelmann.de
  • Greece: You can contact the Hellenic Veterinary Association
    at email: ktiniatrikos_sillogos@yahoo.grTel. 00306973351051
  • Ireland: coordinated by Dr. Danny Holmes
  • Italy:
    • The Italian National Association of Veterinarians (ANMVI) support efforts to host  Ukrainian Vets willing to reach Italy and stay or practice in the Country. Hosting is also provided to their family members. Italian available hosting places are collected by ANMVI. Contact: info@anmvi.it or to the Polish contact  (Whatsapp) +39 335 69 97 191
    • The Italian national Statutory Body for the vet profession (FNOVI) is available to receive requests from Ukrainian veterinarians to coordinate supports and provide accommodation. Contact via e-mail: info@fnovi.it
  • Latvia: The Latvian Association of Veterinarians coordinates support for housing, you can contact them via lvb@lvb.lv. A government website is also available to administrative, housing and aid for all Ukrainian citizens fleeing.
  • Lithuania: Coordination by Dr. Linas Varanauskas for housing, aid and administrative support or Dr.  Jakov Šengaut
  • Malta: Coordination via the Malta Veterinary Association to contact via maltaveterinaryassociation@gmail.com
  • Netherlands: Coordination by Conny van Meurs ( KNMvD) via c.van.meurs@knmvd.nl or 00316 83 70 03 29. More information HERE.
  • Northern-Ireland: NI vet associations have build a database of potential homes for vets, vet nurses and their families here in NI. More info here
  • Poland: DVM Zbigniew Wróblewski is the Polish coordinator of activities related to refugees (veterinarians and their families) from Ukraine
  • Romania: coordination by office@amvac.ro and Dr. Robert Popa
  • Slovakia: The University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Košice is offering accommodation and support to Ukraine veterinary students and their families. See here
  • Spain: Refugees seeking help in Spain can find useful information HERE
    A list of Spanish veterinarians offering jobs is HERE
  • Sweden: A group of veterinarians coordinate housing for vets and their families. Contact them via this form HERE
  • Switzerland: The Swiss Veterinary Association coordinates housing for Ukrainian vets and their families in Switzerland and offers support. For more information, contact the web page: https://www.gstsvs.ch/ukraine
  • Tunisia: Dr Taoufik CHIKHAOUI coordinates support and housing: t.chikhaoui@live.fr
  • United Kingdom:
    • The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is offering to help connect Ukrainian veterinary professionals with members of the UK’s veterinary community. This initiative supports the Government’s Homes For Ukraine programme. If you would like to ‘match’ with a UK veterinary professional contact homesforukraine@bva.co.uk
    • VetNI coordinates housing available to vet refugees and their families in Northern Ireland as part of UK:
    • Dr. Julia Barham and Dr. Alison Tabot help co-ordinate responses for offers of help and requests for refuge in the UK: talbot.alison@yahoo.com or jbbp247@gmail.com
  • USA: Currently to enter USA Ukrainian veterinarians need to have a tourist or any other non-immigration visa. At the time of entry, they can ask for temporary protective status and they will get employment authorization as soon as that status will be approved. Veterinarians can be employed as veterinary technicians or veterinary assistants without any additional certification. To work as a practicing veterinarian they have to take an English test and complete either ECFVG or PAVE program.
    • Dr. Andrei Tarassov is ECFVG committee member at AVMA and can answer any questions about licensing in US as well as relay any concerns to the committee and a vet clinic owner in Salt Lake City, Utah. Contact via atarassov@hotmail.com or Facebook
    • Dr. Renee Green Solomon, Forest Park and Duluth, Georgia, reneegreendvm@gmail.com

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