Happy Animals Club is a non-profit no-kill animal shelter in the southern Philippines, established in 2014 thanks to supporters from around the world.

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POSTED BY Admin DATE August 7, 2015
Hyena Before and After
When Hyena was rescued from the street she was in pretty much the same condition most dogs arriving at the club are in: emaciated, starving, terrified, and suffering from mange. After unlimited [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Ken DATE August 6, 2015
Cleopatra Rescue [UPDATED!]
Over the past few days I kept seeing two tiny puppies on the way to school. They were just wandering around on the street, completely ignoring the traffic. They were in danger of getting [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE August 4, 2015
Ceiling's Transformation
Ceiling is a feral cat who somehow got trapped in the attic of the building where the veterinary clinic is located. The vet broke the ceiling to get him out. Ceiling had just been rescued [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE February 16, 2014 Retroactive Update Posted August 3, 2015
One Miracle Wasn't Enough
Cappy was rescued from the City Pound on December 23, 2014. He had already lost one eye to infection, and the remaining eye looked bad as well. He also had a respiratory infection. Unfortunately [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE August 1, 2015
What We Feed the Dogs
Initially, we fed the dogs regular dog food, canned as well as kibble. But some dogs had skin issues, so on the advice of our vet we switched to premium dog food after a few months. Premium [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE July 28, 2015
Shrine Puppies Then and Now
On December 19, 2014, Ken rescued six puppies from the road leading up to a church called Shrine Hills. He initially found five, but went back later on a hunch that there might be stragglers: [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE July 28, 2015
Daughter and Mother Rescue
While hauling lumber to the club, we found a small starving puppy, accompanied by its mother, trotting along the roadside. They were maintaining a brisk pace, sniffing at garbage, scavenging [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE February 28, 2015 Retroactive Update Posted July 27, 2015
Friends to the End
Cappy and Bear were rescued together from the City Pound on December 23, 2014. Cappy was a small one-eyed dog who acted like a puppy. Bear was a big, friendly dog who at first seemed to [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE July 25, 2015
How to Walk a Dog in a Tropical Country
Humans need exercise for their physical health, but dogs need exercise for their mental health. If a dog doesn't get enough exercise, it will bark like crazy and destroy things. Since Blackie [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Ken DATE July 25, 2015
Adoption Drive
In February a volunteer from Australia came to the club. Her name is Taylor. She loves animals. Many people wrote to us and said they wanted to volunteer at the club, but Taylor was the [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Ken DATE October 5, 2014 Retroactive Update Posted July 24, 2015
Bubblz the Bobblehead
One time I went to visit a science exhibit in Lanang, which is quite far from the Happy Animals Club. It's about 40 minutes by car. We don't get many science exhibits in Mindanao so I was [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE July 22, 2015
The Feeding Bays
There are basically two types of dogs, fast eaters and slow eaters. The fast eaters will wolf down as much as you will give them, and then start stealing other dogs' food. The slow eaters [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE July 9, 2015
Angela the Homecoming Queen
Angela was a street mutt living under parked cars at a bank downtown. She was fed leftovers and given water by the kind-hearted manager of the bank. It so happens that bank branch is where [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE June 20, 2015
The Bridge
We noticed that the dogs were getting bored. They do get toys but the toys are rapidly chewed up into bits and pieces and turned into choking hazards. Ken wanted his crew to build something [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE June 18, 2015
Lola's Operation
About half a year after she gave birth, we took Lola to the vet for an ovarian hysterectomy. The operation went badly and she was in surgery for about six hours. Everyone was terrified but [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE April 29, 2015 Retroactive Update Posted July 25, 2015
The Chillest Cat in the Country
We decided to take some photos of Ying and Yang's distended bellies, to show how much they'd been eating. Then something amazing happened. We found out that Yang thinks Ken is his own personal [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE January 23, 2015 Retroactive Update Posted July 16, 2015
The Distemper Epidemic
When we rescued dogs from the City Pound, we knew that we had to keep them separated from the other dogs. After all, they might have all manner of contagious diseases. What we didn't know, [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Ken DATE July 1, 2014 Retroactive Update Posted July 11, 2015
How to Make a Birthday Cake for Dogs
I decided to celebrate my birthday this year with the dogs the people around the world helped me rescue from the streets. Since normal cake contains sugar and is bad for dogs, I made a cake [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE July 4, 2014 Retroactive Update Posted July 28, 2015
Blackie & Ken
Just some photos of Blackie and Ken.
POSTED BY Admin DATE July 15, 2015
Happy Animals Club Facilities
Thanks to generous donations from many people overseas, we were able to buy materials and hire a full-time carpenter. Here are some of the things we've built. Dog Yards Most dogs roam free [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE July 4, 2014 Retroactive Update Posted July 28, 2015
The Happy Animals Club Truck
When establishing the shelter, we knew we needed a truck. The cheapest kind of truck is a mini-truck known as a Multicab. These little trucks come from Japan with a lot of mileage already [ CONT ]
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