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
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!
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
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