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!

Diamante Makes the Rounds

Several months ago Diamante was a patient in an Ayuda sterilization clinic.  Shortly after she returned to her home neighborhood she suffered a bad injury from a tuk tuk taxi. After a call to Dr. Isael she was picked up in his ambulance and taken to his office.   Her leg was badly shredded but… Continue reading Diamante Makes the Rounds

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

Breaking Ground in Jucanya

We are very pleased to announce that today marked the first Ayuda sterilization/vaccination clinic in Jucanya. This clinic came about from a series of recent meetings held by Jucanya community leaders and citizens.   The meetings began over concerns about dogs getting into the neighborhoods' trash pickup areas.  Ayuda was invited to attend these meetings.  We… Continue reading Breaking Ground in Jucanya

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