P.A.W. Animal Sanctuary

P.A.W. Cat Sanctuary and Humane Society was founded nearly a decade ago to control animal population through sterilization, as well as to conduct humane education throughout the island of Caye Caulker, Belize. P.A.W.'s sister program, Caulker Assisting Animals Through Sterilization (C.A.A.T.S.) was founded later to provide... click to read more!

Cat Sanctuary Director (Interim)

Cat Sanctuary Director (Interim)

Volunteer as an interim cat sanctuary director in Belize!

Through this program, you’ll act as the substitute director for the P.A.W. Cat Sanctuary while the current director is on leave.

This program lasts at least one month and includes:

  • Caring for the sanctuary’s cats and each of the catteries (click here to read more about the Cat Care program)
  • Volunteer... click to read more!

Cat Behavior Specialist

Cat Behavior Specialist

Volunteer as a Cat Behavior Specialist in Caye Caulker, Belize!

Our partner in Belize, P.A.W. Cat Sanctuary and Humane Society, invites you to spend time socializing with the sanctuary’s domestic cats, which are in need of care and support in addition to the feeding, cleaning, and general attention given by the organization’s Cat Care volunteers.

Volunteers are needed for this... click to read more!

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Volunteering as you travel is a wonderful way to see the world, learn more about different cultures and ways of life, and really make a difference to the lives of individuals in the countries that you visit. Volunteering abroad is an incredibly worthwhile thing to do, both in terms of the help and support you can provide to communities in need, and your own enrichment and development. However... read more!

Remote Medicine

Medicine in Guatemala

By: Anil Menon, M.D.

One of the wonderful things about practicing medicine in the Military is that it allows us to put a good foot forward into other countries and show a better side of us. I worked in the Air National Guard for several years treating pilots in Oregon, which I loved doing, but I also had the opportunity to practice medicine in Guatemala and Haiti through the military.  In Guatemala we... read more!