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

Jaibalito Turns Out for Their Dogs and Cats

 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

World Vets Here Soon!

A Grim Reminder

One of our most cherished street dogs, Biscuit was diagnosed with CTVT in his nasal passages. This is the first nasal case that Ayuda has encountered and the first that key volunteers have seen in their 4 years in Panajachel. The tumors have caused fluid build up in his lungs as well. Poor boy sneezes… Continue reading A Grim Reminder

Lucho the Chucho Goes Home

Little Lucho was found crying and wandering the streets alone at the beginning of Panajachel's annual fair. It's a big time in town with lots of activities, extra people and loud fireworks. Poor little guy was terrified! A local restaurant owner and Ayuda volunteer took pity on him and provided Lucho with a foster home… Continue reading Lucho the Chucho Goes Home