"saving the survivors"

 
Dr Johan Marais with one of his successful patients!

Dr Johan Marais with one of his successful patients!

Raising Funds for Wildlife Veterinarian, Dr Johan Marais of "Saving the Survivors"

Meet Dr Johan Marais: a wildlife vet in South Africa, specializing in saving the victims of poaching attacks.  Dr Marais and his small team provide aid and rescue for any animal injured and left for dead by vicious poachers and wildlife traffickers.  

Trying to save the life of a rhino whose horn had been savaged off by poachers and the rhino left for dead.

Trying to save the life of a rhino whose horn had been savaged off by poachers and the rhino left for dead.

Who Benefits?

Dr Marais and his small team work tirelessly "Saving the Survivors" of poaching incidents but their expertise has helped all manner of wildlife in Africa.  All too often, the victims of these attacks end up being the elephant and rhino calves left behind after the mother is killed for her horn.  

Operating on an injured baby elephant.

Operating on an injured baby elephant.

What will the funds be used for?

We'll be listing all of the items that will be purchased to help Dr Johan do his work with the funds that are raised in this campaign. This fundraiser will help buy everything from vaccines to syringes and medical equipment to educational outreach. The more he teaches the local communities about saving these magnificent animals, the more chance they have of survival.