“Let Oteil Sing” Campaign Raises $4,000 for Gorilla Doctors

"Let Oteil Sing" Campaign Raises $4,000 for Gorilla Doctors By Gorilla Doctors Staff on Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 in Blog.

Musician Oteil Burbridge (Dead & Company, Allman Brothers Band) has been an outspoken supporter of Gorilla Doctors for several years. (His wife, Jess Burbridge is our very own Development & Communications Officer!)  In 2015, fan and friend Chris DiNardo decided to launch a “Let Oteil Sing” t shirt campaign to celebrate Oteil joining the newly […]

Berggorilla & Regenwald Direkthilfe Supports Gorilla Doctors

Berggorilla & Regenwald Direkthilfe Supports Gorilla Doctors By Gorilla Doctors Staff on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 in Blog.

This month, Gorilla Doctors was thrilled to receive news from Berggorilla & Regenwald Direkthilfe’s Dr. Angela Meder that an anonymous donor wished to support the conservation of the Virunga Massif’s eastern gorillas. The donor made a generous gift of almost $23,000 to help fund Gorilla Doctors’ field activities in Rwanda, Uganda, and the DRC.  Berggorilla […]

A 10-year-old gorilla lover sent us this beautiful note

A 10-year-old gorilla lover sent us this beautiful note By Gorilla Doctors Staff on Thursday, June 9th, 2016 in Blog.

Gorilla Doctors received this heart warming letter in the mail a few weeks back from a 10-year-old girl named Ayla. She had just finished raising $67.95 at her school in Montana, and she wanted to donate it to support our work. We loved her letter, and we wanted to share it with you: We reached out to Ayla and her […]

Generous Donor Supports Young Veterinarians in Rwanda

Generous Donor Supports Young Veterinarians in Rwanda By Gorilla Doctors Staff on Saturday, August 1st, 2015 in Blog.

How can a simple conversation between friends result in changing the lives of mountain gorillas, veterinary students, and local Rwandan communities? Ask Michelle Olenick and she’ll tell you. Michelle, a local Los Angeles resident, learned of Gorilla Doctors over lunch with a friend when she was sharing photos from her trip to Africa.  Michelle first […]

Gorilla Doctors Welcomes New Veterinarians to the Team

Gorilla Doctors Welcomes New Veterinarians to the Team By Gorilla Doctors Staff on Friday, July 10th, 2015 in Blog.

The Gorilla Doctors family is excited to welcome two new field veterinarians in Rwanda, Drs. Gaspard and Jean-Claude! Both vets have just completed an eight-month internship, working under our Rwanda field veterinarians and gaining valuable experience conducting health checks, medical interventions, necropsies, domestic animal surgeries, lab work, and data collection. Drs. Gaspard and Jean-Claude’s extended […]