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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Thank You to Our Donors
The shelter only exists thanks to those who support it financially. Thank you to all our donors for helping the animals!
Anonymous Donor donated US$100
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Anonymous Donor donated US$50
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Vanessa/Randomsister donated US$30
4 hours ago
Anonymous Donor donated US$11
5 hours ago
Lourdes Aguiar donated US$200
5 hours ago
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Instant Photo Updates
Photo updates are posted daily via mobile phone, in near real time. To comment on the photos, follow the shelter on Instagram.
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given the state of her emaciation, montana's chances are probably not that good. but whatever happens we consi...
3 hours ago
blind dog maddie gets her exercise by doing endless laps in her unit. but when we let her out of the unit, she...
10 hours ago
we brought the skinny sick cat we found in the mountains to the shelter and named her montana. we are hydratin...
11 hours ago
yellow sclera and gums, a sign of icterus or jaundice. in cats this is apparently commonly caused by feline le...
12 hours ago
she was ravenous and able to eat, a good sign. but she has yellow gums, indicating advanced icterus (jaundice)
12 hours ago
we're in the hills to arrange care and lodging for eclipse and galaxy. while looking for somewhere to fill up ...
23 hours ago
glitch in the matrix
One day ago
it might be time to put brownie on a diet
One day ago
we noticed that eclipse's friend in the mountains has an open wound covered in flies. her owner, whom we haven...
One day ago
this little munchkin aka button put on a lot of weight and is ready to be dewormed tomorrow
2 days ago
earlier today, galaxy and eclipse made a friend. we were worried they might start fighting, but both parties w...
2 days ago
we finally did it. we took rescue cow eclipse and her daughter to a large grassy meadow in the mountains, usin...
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Shelter Needs
The shelter is in need of the following items and seeking sponsors who can help us pay for them. Your sponsorship of any of these items would be deeply appreciated!

Tank of Propane
US$ 13

Scoop Away Kitty Litter
US$ 20

Litter Purrfect Kitty Litter
US$ 15

Can of Recovery
US$ 3

Pork Fat (2kg)
US$ 4

Raw Gizzard (10kg)
US$ 14

Nobivac Tricat Vaccine
US$ 15
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Story Updates
POSTED BY Admin DATE February 1, 2017
January Rescue Highlights
At the Happy Animals Club animal shelter and sanctuary we prefer to be understaffed than overstaffed. It means donations won't be wasted on someone parking their butt while waiting for something [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE September 28, 2016
The Price of Freedom
At the shelter we cook our own dog food every day, using animal byproducts and sources of fiber such as black rice or potatoes. We have a 50-liter commercial pressure cooker and an industrial [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE June 16, 2016
Mama and Baby Rescue
We were in the city to get some documents when we saw a small calico kitten lying in a flower pot in front of Better Components, a store selling musical instruments. Ken touched her to see [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE June 8, 2016
Professor's Road to Recovery
On February 14, 2016, we rescued a little dog in very poor condition. He was extremely emaciated and covered in fleas. He also had ehrlichiosis, mange, a fungal infection, teeth that were [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE June 7, 2016
Our Greatest Challenge: Getting Animals Adopted
As an animal shelter, we want to rescue more dogs. But we can't easily rescue dogs, because the shelter is overcrowded. The solution to rescuing more dogs is to make room in the shelter [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE June 2, 2016
Animal Abuse in the Philippines
Although many pets in the Philippines are loved and taken care of well, as much as one third of all pets, perhaps even more, are kept in conditions which in developed countries would be [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE April 15, 2016
We Rescued a Burn Victim
A little tabby cat was sitting on a ledge near our treasurer's house. Since he was so cute, we reached out to pet him. When he turned, a large wound was revealed on his neck. He was also [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE April 14, 2016
Andrew's First Bath
Andrew is one of the kittens Ken rescued as newborns . Having bottle-fed them almost since birth, Ken and the kittens formed a strong bond of trust. Here's Andrew getting his first ever [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE April 14, 2016
How a Belgian Malinois Came to the Shelter
In the Philippines, like in many other countries, mutts are dismissed and even despised, while pure-bred dogs are valued highly. Pure-breed dogs are called 'imported' in the Philippines [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE March 27, 2016
Happy Easter!
This Easter, Ken decided to celebrate Easter by holding an Easter egg hunt for the shelter dogs. We made Easter eggs out of dog food, hid them around Dog Yard 1, and then let the dogs enjoy [ CONT ]
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Fund a Fix
These residents of Happy Animals Club are in need of sponsors so they can be spayed or neutered. Sponsorship of their operations would be very much appreciated! 100% of the sponsorship amount goes towards the procedure.

US$ 104
Funded by: Anonymous Donor

US$ 46
Funded by: Hercules the Dog

US$ 25
Funded by: Hercules the Dog

US$ 104
Funded by: cruz

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