By Alex Geduld-Boucher, Student Veterinarian, Class of 2021, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph The airplane wheels touched down on the Namibian runway, and slowly came to a halt. Andrew Bush and I disembarked from the small aircraft to see, somewhat surprisingly, the scale of the international airport in Windhoek. After spending 4 weeks travelling through South Africa
This past fall, 25 very young pupils at Penhorn Preschool, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, decided that they could help save the cheetah in the wild. When they learned from two of their classmates, Ben and Charlotte Gal, that the cheetah is endangered, they quickly got to work to raise money to help Cheetah Conservation Fund in its mission
The Grey Wolf in North America and Lessons for Cheetah Survival by Jameson Bowman, guest writer When Dr. Laurie Marker first arrived in Namibia (then South West Africa) in the late 1970’s she discovered that cheetahs were viewed as vermin and hundreds were being killed every year by farmers and ranchers. Between 1980 and 1991 there
Seven students, who have completed their 2nd year at OVC, are doing two-week placements at CCF this summer as part of OVC’s, Global Vets program.
Saving the cheetah is very important to Canadians across our big country. In British Columbia, Marializ is one of our generous supporters. Her passion for cheetahs is matched by her commitment to helping ensure that they are protected from extinction. Marializ says that she was “drawn to cheetahs, with their physicality, power and speed, while
Meet Kaylie. She’s been a big cheetah enthusiast since she was four, and knew from an early age that she wanted to help them. She’s been doing a lot for the cheetah, helping raise awareness and funds for the cheetah. On her birthday, for the last few years, she made sure that half of her
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By Diana Lo, Guest writer There’s no better way to spend World Wildlife Day than at an intimate gathering at Studio Connect, Etobicoke, to learn about one of the most charismatic big cats in the world – the cheetah. The world celebrates World Wildlife Day on March 3rd and this year the theme was “Big
Cheetahs have some great young champions on their side, and Canada has 6-year-old Beatrice, who has a big passion for cheetahs and an artistic flair that she has put into action to raise money to help save the cheetah in the wild. Beatrice and her mother were recently visiting the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in
This past summer, a team of vet students from the Ontario Vet College (University of Guelph) headed off to Thailand, South Africa and Namibia for voluntary placements working directly with animals. The team, part of OVC’s student-run Global Vets program was at Cheetah Conservation Fund Namibia for two-week placements during July and August. We caught