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!

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

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

Little Boy aka Canche

Little Boy sends his thanks to all who've donated towards this year's "Stick it to 'Em" campaign!One of our most favorite local characters is "Little Boy". He is on his second human companion who also lives on the street and calls our pal "Canche". His original street partner passed away about a year ago. After a… Continue reading Little Boy aka Canche