Steps to CARES Project Admittance:

  • Submit the CARES Project Program Application below.

  • Submit the $50 application fee to begin processing at (Place the applicant’s name in the “add a note” box).

  • Once your application has been processed, we will schedule a Skype video chat. Each mentee is an important part of our team, therefore, Dr. C believes in making contact personally, and answer any questions you may have.

  • Within a week of the Skype video chat, you will receive a notice of your acceptance status. Since admission is rolling until spaces are filled, accepted students are required to submit the 30% deposit within 10 days of acceptance notice to hold your place in the program. You will then receive the Preparation Guide to plan your trip!

CARES Project Program Application

We look forward to learning more about you. Thank you for your interest in CARES Project. We will get back to you soon!

Name *
If you prefer to be called something other than your name please place in parentheses ex: Stephen (Steve)
Date of Birth *
Date of Birth
US format
Address *
or please indicate if need to obtain one.
Please provide names, relationship, phone numbers, and email.
Meal Preference *
Which of the following can you perform: *
Check all that apply. If you wish to provide any descriptive information enter below in "Additional notes or comments".
Due to the dynamics and location of our program we MUST be aware of any Health Conditions, Specific Health requirements, Physical Limitations, Dietary Restrictions, Allergies, Phobias, Learning Disabilities, or other concerns to provide for your wellbeing. This includes if you suffer from travel sickness by car, bus, or boat.
Any Spanish spoken? (not a requirement for the program)
Complete name including if college of veterinary medicine.
EX: Freshman undergraduate, Gap year, graduate student, 2nd year vet student, etc.
You may indicate if your vet school does not track.
If you do not have one yet, as in gap or 1st year vet, please indicate overall undergraduate GPA.
Please list if you've worked as kennel assistant, vet assistant, vet tech, or other.
Shelters, spay neuter campaigns, or other community animal service.
Such as area or species of interest, internship or residency, specialty or general practice, conservation/wildlife, public policy, other please describe.