Due to the pandemic and travel restrictions, Ayuda's normal supply line of donated products has dramatically declined over the last year. Cash donations from tourists visiting Lake Atitlan have also dramatically dropped which affects our ability to purchase supplies in Guatemala. This coincides with a rise in need for low-cost, donation-based services due to job… Continue reading If you have ever held a puppy or kitten dying from a preventable disease, you understand the importance of vaccinations.
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
The Ayuda family of humans and animals has much to be thankful for this year. We surpassed our 2012 goals for sterilizations and vaccinations at the beginning of November! With 3 more mini clinics scheduled for December in the villages of San Marcos, Panajachel and San Pedro, we can safely project that the Ayuda team will have sterilized… Continue reading 2012 Goals Surpassed!
"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