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In our media centre you can find a collection of news, photographs, video clips, radio reports and documents that follow our work. Unless otherwise stated, VSF has the copyright to all downloadable multimedia files. The publication (print, web etc.) is free of charge only in connection with an article about VSF.

Thursday 21. September 2023 / Category: Vaccination for Africa, Report, CARE 4 DOGS
Street dogs often have negative experiences with humans. | © Vets Beyond Borders Australia

Free-roaming dogs often come into conflict with humans. In search of water and food, they seek out the vicinity of human settlements. But humans are often afraid of strays. The consequences are mistreatments in which the animals are seriously injured or even die.

Friday 15. September 2023 / Category: Vaccination for Africa, Report, CARE 4 DOGS
To reduce the population of street dogs, they are caught and killed in many countries. | © Vets Beyond Borders Australia

Many stray dogs lack water, food, and adequate shelter from heat or cold. In many countries, their populations are limited by trapping and killing. In addition, thousands are shot, poisoned or skinned for fun and die a slow, agonizing death.

Wednesday 13. September 2023 / Category: Report

The AFSA (Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa) invites you to a series of online webinars in September and October, exploring the many ways Agroecology can provide sustainable African solutions to the multiple crises we face.

The topics:

14. September 2023: Our Land is Our Life: Agroecology versus industrial land use


Monday 11. September 2023 / Category: Vaccination for Africa, Report, CARE 4 DOGS
On the occasion of World Rabies Day in September 2022, VSF Austria vaccinated dogs in Tanzania against rabies. | © Veterinarians without Borders

There are an estimated 750 million stray dogs worldwide. For years, Veterinarians without Borders has been committed to helping street dogs in crisis areas, such as South Sudan, or in countries like India, which has one of the largest stray dog populations in the world with 35 million dogs. Together with our cooperation partners, we provide urgent help for street dogs in crisis areas and...

Wednesday 23. August 2023 / Category: Vaccination for Africa, Report, CARE 4 DOGS
Together with our cooperation partners, we help street dogs in crisis areas and the poorest regions of the world. | © Veterinarians without Borders

This week, vets are vaccinating pets as usual and donating half of the vaccination proceeds to Veterinarians without Borders. This year the donations will go to our project CARE 4 DOGS - Medical help for street dogs.

Wednesday 17. May 2023 / Category: Report, Mission Anti-Rabies
In Africa alone, VSF-International has numerous projects to fight rabies. | © VSF International

The network VSF International, of which Veterinarians Without Borders Austria is a member, has long been contributing to the eradication of rabies. The measures include, among other things,

  • Mass vaccinations of dogs
  • Castration projects to control dog populations
  • Education of communities in affected areas
  • ...
Monday 08. May 2023 / Category: Report, Mission Anti-Rabies
We can beat rabies if we work together. | © #UnitedAgainstRabies

Zero by 2030 is a joint plan by WHO, FAO, OIE and GARC to eliminate rabies worldwide. The goal is to end human deaths from dog-mediated rabies by 2030. <link...

Friday 28. April 2023 / Category: Report

Die Plattform "Österreichische Tierärztinnen & Tierärzte für Tierschutz" lädt zur 13. ÖTT-Tagung.

4. Mai 2023

Festsaal der Vetmeduni Wien & online

Alle Details sowie das Programm als PDF finden Sie hier.

Thursday 20. April 2023 / Category: Report, Mission Anti-Rabies
Children are particularly at risk from rabies. | © VSF CZ/David Modry


  • Worldwide, there are 59,000 human deaths per year.
  • 1,500 people die every year in Tanzania alone.
  • 40% of deaths are children.
  • Rabies is 99% transmitted by dog bites.
  • Rabies is 100% preventable with inoculation.



Tuesday 18. April 2023 / Category: Report
Invitation to charity concert for Future4Kids. | © Future4Kids

Young artists join together to collect donations for Future4Kids.

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Our Tanzanian employee John Laffa wishes all supporters and friends of Veterinarians without...

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Sweet potatoes are very popular in Africa. In Tanzania, many small traders sell steamed sweet...

Maasai student Lucas Moreto successfully finishes diploma course!

We congratulate our Maasai student Lucas Moreto! As reported, Lucas is studying law at the TUDARCO...

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