Welcome to the website of the European Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians

Promoting the advancement of veterinary knowledge and skill in the field of zoo and wild animals, improving the husbandry of zoo animals and the management of wild animals populations, and contributing to the comradeship amongst its Members.


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The EAZWV is a international non-profit organisation, constituted on 16th May 1996, with over 600 members.

- Member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA)
- Member of the World Association of Wildlife Veterinarians (WAWV)
- Cooperates with the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA)
- Member of the Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine (JZWM)


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Apply for the EAZWV membership to receive the newsletter and access the EAZWV annual conference. You can even find jobs and browse the newsletter archive.

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After signing in you can proceed to the Members area to read the newsletter, find jobs and internships and look at the members directory. You can also read the Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine online.


The EAZWV Newsletter can be found on this website, even before you receive it in print! Just Log-In using the form above and get to the Newsletter section.


EAZWV Constitution: Proposed Revision 2015 (17 Feb 2015)

December Newsletter (16 Dec 2014)

Zebra Foundation (24 Nov 2014)

July Newsletter (12 Aug 2014)

New membership list (25 Jul 2014)

Revision of the Externship/Internship List - Please Help! (10 Jun 2014)

March Newsletter Online! (17 Apr 2014)

Important Website update ( 7 Oct 2013)

Summer School articles are online (after Log-in)!


More information on these jobs is available after signing in as a EAZWV member.

Manager of Animal and Veterinary Care - Gorilla Rehabilitation and Conservation Center - Congo (17 Feb 2015)

2-year Training Position in Exotic Animal Medicine (Switzerland) (16 Feb 2015)

Veterinarian Drill project Nigeria ( 9 Feb 2015)

Veterinarian volunteer Orangutan Centre Ketapang (Indonesia) (21 Jan 2015)

Head of Veterinarian to manage the LORO PARQUE clinic ( 4 Dec 2014)

Resident Veterinary Surgeon (Hong Kong, China) ( 4 Nov 2014)

ACZM/ECZM Residency Wuppertal (Germany) ( 5 Oct 2014)

Veterinarian Zoo Erfurt (Germany) (24 Jul 2014)

Bear Manager (Sheung Wan, Hong Kong) (14 Jul 2014)

One Year Veterinary Technician Internship Program in Zoological Medicine - Georgia ( 9 Jul 2014)

3-year Residency Position in Zoological Medicine - Zurich ( 6 Jun 2014)

Ocean Park Hong Kong - 3 years (10 Mar 2014)

Bear Manager (China) (21 Jan 2014)

Last modified 21 July 2014
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