Vet Students from Canada recently volunteered with Ayuda. This is a typical vaccination/treatment scene.It's that time of year again! September is right around the corner and that means Ayuda volunteers will be hitting the streets, the plazas and "callejons" to provide annual rabies and combo vaccines for the many dogs and cats we track around Lake… Continue reading ANNUAL VACCINATION CAMPAIGN BEGINS SEPTEMBER 1ST
Sky arrives at the clinic covered with fleas of all sizes.No one knows if little 11 lb. Sky, originally named Marshmallow would have lived or died that day in Jaibalito. Today, everyone agrees that she's one very lucky puppy. When Ayuda volunteers first encountered Sky, she was being swept into a gutter while others threw… Continue reading Marshmallow Sky
Canela is a well-traveled dog already but is about to make the trip of a life-time! Canela joined the Ayuda family about 2 years ago when she showed up near the top of Calle Santander. After a bit of tracking it was determined that she was indeed homeless and needed the Ayuda Standard Care package. Being… Continue reading Canela Scores a Home!
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
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