Friends Help Friends

Thank You to our good friends at Best Friends Animal Society for your award of a generous equipment grant.  This donation will significantly support Ayuda's current commitments as well as efforts to expand our animal welfare services to additional villages on Lake Atitlan. Boat taxi service is the main transportation route between most of the lake's… Continue reading Friends Help Friends

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!

Dr. Jim Enters New Territory

This week Ayuda was very pleased to have another opportunity to work with one of our favorite US veterinarians: Dr. Jim Bader.   This time the opportunity happened along the Guatemalan Pacific coast. Several months earlier, Jim and his family had visited the Monterico area for a short getaway.  While touring ARCAS, the area’s sea turtle… Continue reading Dr. Jim Enters New Territory

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!

Rainy Days and Sterilization Clinics

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