Riley was rescued by Tessa and Gerson. He belonged to a neighbor family who didn’t want him as he has a damaged leg. They threatened to throw the puppy on the street, and Tess called us to ask if we could help. … Continue Reading ››
Peanut is our newest little pup. At two pounds and about 7 weeks of age, she was to young to be out alone. She was running along the road, frightened and hungry when we picked her up. Peanut is in a foster home, being … Continue Reading ››
Camo (formerly Shadow) Our Camo Boy (formerly Shadow) is a whole year old now!! He’s smart and loving and so much fun. Thank you so much for giving us the best addition to our family. … Continue Reading ››
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 ››
Taking a pet home with you from Guatemala is easier than you think. Read about what you need to do to get ready to travel.
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 […]
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 […]
Many of our dogs need extensive heath treatment when they first come to the shelter. See before and after photos of some of our recent rescues.
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 […]
Benjamin and a bunch of his puppy friends got together this week for some good times.
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 […]
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 ››