Vote for CAMVET this January and Help Them Fund Essential Pet Hospital Equipment

Posted on 24 Dec 2021 by Amy Jackson

Get to Know CAMVET - University of Cambridge Veterinary School Trust


CAMVET’s aim is to fund essential equipment and facilities for the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital, so every animal can receive the care they need when they are referred to the hospital. As the hospital runs on a non-for profit basis, this small charity is a crucial part of ensuring that facilities are available so more complicated cases can be resolved. The charity is also responsible for providing equipment to vet students as well as providing additional support to Clinical Training Scholar posts. Your donation and support is crucial for the charity, hospital, future vets as well as all the beloved pets in need of urgent care.


How Can You Help CAMVET?


The charity has ambitious plans, and to be able to carry them out successfully they always need the help of their generous supporters. You can help them by voting in this January’s charity poll as well as:

Becoming a friend
Making a donation and Adding Gift Aid to your Donation
Joining the Great Weather Lottery
Becoming a volunteer or participating in an event
Enquiring about a collecting tin
Leaving a legacy in your Will
Taking out a Regular Banker’s Order


How Do I Contact CAMVET?


If you would like to get in touch with an enquiry, or are looking to keep up to date with the charity’s events, you can get in touch with them via email, or call them on their telephone number 01223 764475 or 337630 to be added to the mailing list. They are always happy to have a chat, and their passion shines through in every conversation.


What Does CAMVET Do With the Donation?


Since the charity has been established, with the help of their selfless supporters, they have raised over £13 million for a wide range of projects at Cambridge Veterinary School including:

A Medicine Centre for Farm Animals
A replacement ultrasound machine for the Diagnostic & Imaging Department;
The Clinical Skills Centre including a range of interactive teaching models, equipment and furniture;
A Teaching consultation room and nine new small animal consulting rooms.
Secured a sponsorship for TWO small animal medicine clinical posts;
Refurbished The Equine Diagnostic Unit;
Europe's first Cancer Therapy Unit for animals and in 2009, with the completion of the HOPE Appeal, the Trust purchased a new radiotherapy machine and extended the Unit;
A Small Animal Wing, Intensive Care Unit and Small Animal Surgical Suite;
An Equine Surgical Suite and Equine Diagnostic Unit
The world's first Chair in Animal Welfare;
Specialist equipment for The Queen's Veterinary School Hospital;
An Endowment Fund to support the work of the Hospital in perpetuity.

With your help, they will be able to further push their limits on supporting the hospital, and ensuring that the latest technology and facilities are available to save all animals so they can reunite with their beloved owners. To find out more please visit their website

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