Ayuda soared to new heights in 2016. Together we surpassed our 2016 goal by more than 25% through 1,149 sterilization packages across 59 spay/neuter clinics. The team is strong and ready to meet our goal for 2017: 1,250 sterilization packages. Each package includes surgery, a combo vaccination, a flea/tick treatment, and an internal parasite treatment. With renewed agreements in 5… Continue reading 2017: Off To A Great Start!
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
Vet Students from Canada recently volunteered with Ayuda. This is a typical vaccination/treatment scene.It's that time of year again! September is right around the corner and that means Ayuda volunteers will be hitting the streets, the plazas and "callejons" to provide annual rabies and combo vaccines for the many dogs and cats we track around Lake… Continue reading ANNUAL VACCINATION CAMPAIGN BEGINS SEPTEMBER 1ST
Sky arrives at the clinic covered with fleas of all sizes.No one knows if little 11 lb. Sky, originally named Marshmallow would have lived or died that day in Jaibalito. Today, everyone agrees that she's one very lucky puppy. When Ayuda volunteers first encountered Sky, she was being swept into a gutter while others threw… Continue reading Marshmallow Sky
Our first-ever clinic in Jaibalito was held this past Sunday. The lovely little village of 700 people is nestled on the western shore of the Lake and solely accessible by boat. Through the diligent work of friends Hans, Nadereh, Carol, Ceasar, Belle and Peggy along with the support of Cocode, Luciano, the team sterilized 24 animals and renewed… Continue reading Jaibalito Turns Out for Their Dogs and Cats