Bathing Chow

Volunteers | July 6, 2014

Volunteering on the Cerro

We had lots of volunteer help this week. Thursday was an especially busy day on the mountain, with help from Paul, Victoria and Vale, Ben, Juani, and Isabel. With so many eager hands to help the cleaning tasks went quickly. Runs were washed … Continue Reading ››

Cali hugs

News | June 20, 2014

End of School Puppy Party

Some of the fifth grade gang with puppies Cali hugs Frijolito hugs Almost asleep Berry kisses Frijolito playing soccer After the ball! Berry getting cuddles Yesterday our puppies celebrated the end of school with their favourite volunteers. Frijolito played soccer all afternoon long, while Cali, Berry, and Lu Lu got cuddled and soaked up the […]

Puppy Berry

New Arrivals | June 14, 2014

Meet Our Newest Puppy: Berry

Ronaldo brought in this little one. She was dumped in a rainy doorway, covered in fleas and dirty, but otherwise in fairly good shape. Of course he picked her up. He brought her up to the Cerro today to bathe her and treat her fleas, start her deworming, shots, and to introduce us. … Continue […]

Our Sunday Volunteers

Volunteers | May 28, 2014

Sunday Volunteers

Our littlest volunteers were hard at work again on Sunday. Huge thanks to Cristina, Ben, Savannah, Walker, and Campbell (and their parents!) These wonderful children got up early, came and played with our puppies, then rode up the mountain with us and took all our big dogs on a long, sunny mountain walk. … Continue […]


Health |

Where Should Sleeping Dogs Lie?

Many people tell me that they want their dog to sleep outside. In Guatemala, we have a temperate enough climate in most areas that the dog will not suffer unduly from cold (or heat). However, I highly recommend that your dog sleep inside the house. No matter what your reason for wanting the dog outside […]


News | May 23, 2014

Spay and Neuter Clinic

It was a busy week. On Wednesday and Thursday, Unidos para los Animales held a spay and neuter clinic. Dr. Ron Rosner, a visiting veterinarian from California donated his time and expertise. Marjolaine Perrault put her veterinary technician skills to full use (and donated the use of her … Continue Reading ››

We are a small organization dedicated to helping dogs and cats in Antigua. We sterilize, rehabilite and find homes, and work with other rescue groups.