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

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

Record Breakers!

Ayuda is very pleased to announce the results of a series of record breaking clinics this past week. 173 animals received medical treatments through the collaboration of our latest visit by a team of World Vets veterinarians and vet techs, and the tireless work of volunteers from Santa Cruz, Jaibalito, San Marcos Laguna, San Pedro,… Continue reading Record Breakers!

Rainy Days and Sterilization Clinics

It was quite an experience for our most recent World Vets team!  Their arrival in Panajachel was delayed a day in Antigua due to roads blocked by mudslides and other unsafe travel conditions.  Luckily, the following day's journey along the PanAmerican Highway did not encounter any new obstacles or hazzards, despite the continuing downpours. Early the next… Continue reading Rainy Days and Sterilization Clinics