Together for the Dogs and Cats

This week Ayuda is pleased to have 4 vet student visitors from the University of Guelph, Ontario. Terri, Sabrina, Michelle, and Mike arrived at the Lake last weekend after volunteering at ARCAS in the Peten region. The team will spend a total of one month in Guatemala helping 3 different animal welfare groups. Along with their skills, they… Continue reading Together for the Dogs and Cats

2012 Goals Surpassed!

The Ayuda family of humans and animals has much to be thankful for this year. We surpassed our 2012 goals for sterilizations and vaccinations at the beginning of November! With 3 more mini clinics scheduled for December in the villages of San Marcos, Panajachel and San Pedro, we can safely project that the Ayuda team will have sterilized… Continue reading 2012 Goals Surpassed!

Hyena: Off the Streets

"My name is Hyena. The full tale of my life is anyone's guess. Residents of Panajachel have seen me around Calle Los Arboles for years. Some of my Ayuda friends were told that I have an "owner" but I don't think so. I can't recall a time when I wasn't on my own.  A week… Continue reading Hyena: Off the Streets

Friends Help Friends

Thank You to our good friends at Best Friends Animal Society for your award of a generous equipment grant.  This donation will significantly support Ayuda's current commitments as well as efforts to expand our animal welfare services to additional villages on Lake Atitlan. Boat taxi service is the main transportation route between most of the lake's… Continue reading Friends Help Friends