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
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
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