2017: Off To A Great Start!

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!

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

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

Breaking Ground in Jucanya

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