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

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

Record Breakers!

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!

Mini Clinics — Lifelines for Ayuda!

And, we're off! January was full of activities for both humans and animals in our region. Volunteers started off the year by meeting with newly elected officials to introduce them to our program and to ask for their support. We are happy to report that we now have pledges from several communities to work with Ayuda to… Continue reading Mini Clinics — Lifelines for Ayuda!

A Plea for Help

Manchitas, a beautiful girl who needs a forever home -- quickly!Manchitas has been a regular visitor at a local school for her entire life. She showed up in the callejon (alleyway) behind the main building over 2 years ago. Julia S., a former Ayuda volunteer and teacher at the school fell in love with her but… Continue reading A Plea for Help