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

Give a Gift, Help a Life

New gift boxes to support the work of Ayuda are popping up in businesses in San Marcos La Laguna. A huge thank you goes out to Tanja Lucev, our village coordinator for the creation and distribution of these lovely boxes. Funds collected from village gift boxes are used to purchase pet foods and medical treatments for… Continue reading Give a Gift, Help a Life

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