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April 2020 Monthly Update

APRIL 2020 Monthly Update As we all know, Covid-19 has affected everyone's life in ways we couldn't possibly have conceived  including crashing tourism globally. Under government advice, all the animal sanctuaries on Koh Samui had to close, including our dear friends at Samui Elephant Haven. Elephants love nothing more to eat, roam, swim and play.

2020-05-04T01:38:43+00:00May 4th, 2020|Monthly reports|Comments Off on April 2020 Monthly Update

Depression and Suicide in Animal Care Workers

Depression and suicide in animal care workers. So many wonderful veterinarians, vet techs, shelter and rescue staff, trainers, and other animal care and welfare workers have died of suicide. We discuss this unspoken phenomenon and share ways we can all help. Compassion fatigue is an occupational hazard of our work with animals, whether you are an

2020-04-03T02:47:33+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Compassion Fatigue|Comments Off on Depression and Suicide in Animal Care Workers

6 Tips For Coping with Compassion Fatigue

Compassion fatigue can hurt animal welfare workers and volunteers. Animal rescue and animal welfare can be an all-consuming responsibility, whether you’re doing hands-on rescue work or supporting rescues work from a distance. That puts you at risk for compassion fatigue. Compassion fatigue can be a side effect of caring about animal welfare. It causes physical

2020-04-03T02:27:58+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Compassion Fatigue|Comments Off on 6 Tips For Coping with Compassion Fatigue
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