Volunteer India, Animal Rescue project is a vital rescue center, hospital and sanctuary for injured and ill street animals in Udaipur, India. We rescue thousands of hurt and sick animals each year and provide sanctuary to those who need life-long care.

The Animal Rescue volunteers help the project in different areas. Here is a list of activities you will be encouraged to participate in:

  • Physical therapy for dogs with spinal injuries helping them learn to walk again
  • Bathing dogs
  • Feeding hay and grass in the cow and donkey section
  • Feeding in the dog kennels and identifying those who are not eating
  • Giving special food and encouragement to those in the dog kennels who are not eating
  • Spending quality one-on-one time with a depressed animal that needs love and support to heal faster
  • Assisting in cow and donkey treatment (sometimes it takes up to five people to treat an especially large cow or bull)
  • Soothing dogs after their treatment to minimize the possibly painful or scary experience
  • Deep cleaning a kennel with a brush and bucket of soapy water
  • Be a pooper-scooper to help maintain the cleanest environment for the animals
  • Brush donkeys and dogs
  • Help socialize fearful animals

Volunteer Opportunities: Animal Rescue Program


  • Project length: From 2 week to 8 weeks
  • Arrival airport: Maharana Pratap (Code: UDR), going through New Delhi
  • Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 4 to 6 hours per day (Optional afternoon or Evening work with Orphanage, Disable children or street children, whichever is available)
  • Requirement: Extra US$50 donation to the program.
  • Transportation: US$ 4-6 daily (to and from the program)
  • Age Limits: Minimum 17yrs or older for solo travelers.
  • Airlines: Jet Airways, Indian Airlines, Spice Airlines
  • Vaccinations: Hep A, Rabies, typhoid  wwwnc.cdc.gov


  • Accommodation: Share Volunteer House
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Arrival: Udaipur Airport meet and greet by ABV Staff
  • Orientation: Project Overview and Orientation
  • Support: Pre-trip written guide, In-country ABV staff available 24/7
  • Departure: ABV Staff Escorted Udaipur Airport Transfer
  • Hindi Lessons: 5 Days included (1 hour a day basic Hindi)
  • Optional: Indian Cuisine, Yoga, Henna and Dance lessons (not included)

Not included:

  • Flights. Entry Visa. Departure taxes. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

When can I travel?

Easy. Choose the dates that work best for you. Although some programs have date restrictions the majority of our volunteer programs are available year round. Volunteers select their own program start date and complete an online application. Once you have been accepted and dates approved, ABV will ask you to confirm your registration by paying a $120 included in the overall fee.

Money Matters

A Broader View Volunteers work tirelessly year round to support our volunteers, and also to serve the local communities where ABV projects are based. As a tax-exempt 501 c(3) organization A Broader View receive 100% of our funding from volunteer contributions. Through your program fee contribution our non-profit charity organization can operate beneficial humanitarian aid programs which are successful and continuous supported year round.

Local, professional full-time coordinators, placement logistics, airport pick up and departure transportation, arrival orientation, food & local accommodations, are a major part of providing a safe, meaningful volunteer experience. When you join A Broader View, you will receive pre-trip visa and vaccination support, assistance with flights, fundraising planning, through our interactive online volunteer portal. Our local partners not only benefit from volunteers valuable contributions at the project, they benefit financially with year-round monetary support from A Broader View. In the last decade A Broader View has donated over 3.5 million dollars in international aid.

By joining A Broader View you are not only helping to make a difference during your own trip, your impact will last even after you go home.

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