Elephant Care International

Elephant Healthcare AND WELFARE Emergency Lifeline Fund


COVID-19 has changed everything – including the lives of captive Asian elephants in Thailand.

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More Good news from Thai vets helping elephants, aided by this fund

Latest report from veterinarians in the field supported by this fund




Captive elephants can spread tuberculosis to humans—’an issue that’s been ignored’  Link

Pathology Lectures

ECI welcomes Dr. Willem Schaftenaar as a Research Associate

Pathology Training for Elephant Veterinarians in Myanmar

New Publications

Our ElephantCARE Asia Elephant Healthcare and Welfare Workshop was a great success!  Final Report

Dr. Susan Mikota is a Diplomate of the American College of Animal Welfare

Wildlife Tuberculosis: An Emerging Threat for Conservation in South Asia

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Current Projects


Elephant Care International has been working in Nepal since 2006 to improve elephant healthcare, train veterinarians, and survey for tuberculosis (TB). Meet our vets and some of the elephants we know.   Learn more…


Vietnam is developing an Elephant Conservation Center. Elephant Care International is providing advice, technical support, and helping with two orphan elephants Jun and Gold. Meet Jun and Gold and read more.  Learn more…


Myanmar has 5000 elephants in captivity. Elephant Care International is helping to train elephant veterinarians, provide technical support, and develop welfare guidelines for Myanmar’s emerging elephant tourism industry.   Learn more…  

Sri Lanka

In 2017, Elephant Care International’s Director of Veterinary Programs and Research, Dr. Susan Mikota, delivered hands-on field-based training to 21 practicing Sri Lankan veterinarians as part of the innovative new EleVETS Project.

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Professional Resources

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