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
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
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
Canela is a well-traveled dog already but is about to make the trip of a life-time! Canela joined the Ayuda family about 2 years ago when she showed up near the top of Calle Santander. After a bit of tracking it was determined that she was indeed homeless and needed the Ayuda Standard Care package. Being… Continue reading Canela Scores a Home!