Since 2009, Dr. Shelley Jensen has volunteered as a trip leader for World Vets, an NGO that provides spay/neuter surgeries and medical treatment for sick and injured animals living in impoverished communities around the world. Through her involvement with World Vets, Dr. Jensen has traveled to over 14 different countries and has assisted in improving the welfare of thousands of animals in these areas. Some of the places she has visited include Belize, Guatemala, Cambodia, Roatan, Nepal, St. Lucia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Peru, Turks and Caicos, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, and the Dominican Republic. Today, she continues to work with World Vets and considers animal welfare for all creatures throughout the world to be one of the most gratifying ways to spend her time. For more information about World Vets, visit their website at