Wolfdog Rescue

Project name:

Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary

Project purpose:

We are a non-profit organization who promotes responsible wolfdog ownership by providing a variety of educational programs. We discuss the challenges of wolfdog ownership and outline what a suitable home looks like. We also touch on the importance of preserving wolves in the wild! On top of the educational programs, the Sanctuary also oversees the rescue and safe sanctuary for wolfdogs that have been neglected, abandoned, or otherwise displaced.

Project activities:

  • animal interaction
  • animal rehabilitation
  • community awareness

Weekly cost (approx USD):



Direct benefits you gain:

  • undertake your own research
  • unique learning experience

Noteworthy conservation points:

  • development goals (supporting local community)
  • ethical rehabilitation centre/practices

Wild Sun Rescue Center


No accommodation available!

When does the project run?

All year


refillable drinking water, drop toilets.

How long can I stay?

3 months minimum with 2 days per week. (8 hour shifts)

Details of the day-to-day life on the project:

Running daily wolfdog educational tours, care taking of wolfdogs and enclosures they are housed in, facility maintenance etc.

Reviews & ratings



5 Oct 2021

Great experience

Great experience. I have learned a lot about wild animals and the bush. The kids are super. Thanks to Michele and Ian but also I would like to thanks all the volunteers and local people.


Daktari Bush School & Wildlife Orphanage



21 Mar 2020

Very Good Program

My week at Daktari was excellent and the program is very intense in the sense that we all get together with the kids and animals from 7am until 9 pm. It is an excellent choice for a first volunteering program abroad considering and I would definitely like to go back someday


Daktari Bush School & Wildlife Orphanage

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