Volunteer Spotlight: Dr. Michael Henes

Michael Henes

Dr. Michael Henes, New York, United States

Age:  69

School:  Cornell, 1968

Place of Employment:  Retired

Q:  Tell us about yourself and your experience with animals?

A:  I am a small animal practitioner who created, built and managed a busy small animal practice in Westchester County New York for almost 40 years until retiring last June to pursue my “bucket list“.

Q:  What is a fun fact about yourself?

A: I love to sing at the top pf my lungs while tooling around in my Mazda Miata with the top down and my Yellow Lab Reggie at my side.

Q:  What do you love about World Vets?

A:  World Vets allows me the chance to travel to developing countries, to experience the culture, to help the people and animals and to derive incredible satisfaction. I find the experience fulfilling and life affirming!

Q:  What motivates you to volunteer with World Vets?

A:  I`m “addicted“ to the satisfaction of working with a diverse group of highly motivated individuals to benefit the people and animals in need.

Q:  What was your favorite World Vets moment?

A:  Working with Field Service Vet, Winnie, on our “off day`” to successfully operate on a pup hit by a car after the owners traveled by boat and bus to get to us at our lodging.


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