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!
LUDY LIM AND KOY donated US$200
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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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loki and boxster's adopters contacted us and said they didn't eat anything, so we brought them some shelter fo...
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orange and plum, still tight after five years in the shelter. sibling love is the strongest love about orange...
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amish-gladio had a rough day. he was brought to the shelter, confined in a unit, dewormed, hauled to a clinic,...
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we took little amish-gladio to a clinic in the afternoon we expected the clinic might schedule third eyelid f...
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why was boxster in loki's apartment? the happy animals club animal shelter is pleased to report that loki and...
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[WARNING] this is going to be one of our long and convoluted posts next door to the shelter is a vacant lot. ...
2 days ago
lady jr definitely looking a lot perkier. she ate about half of her food, and she ate it with gusto
2 days ago
so far probiotics and fiber have had no effect on lucinda's poop. it's still nutella. we bought a fresh batch ...
3 days ago
lady jr went to a clinic this morning and, as expected, they found coccidia, a single-celled intestinal parasi...
3 days ago
it's always a lot of fun to visit shelter alumnus ciaran
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today's crisis is that our neighbor tied up one of his dogs. this after thousands and thousands of donation pe...
4 days ago
some time during the day, lady jr stopped shivering. we hadn't put her on any medications yet, except vitamins...
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Story Updates
POSTED BY Admin DATE September 6, 2017
The HAPPIER ANIMALS I Mass Spay/Neuter Event
On August 26 and 27 of 2017, something amazing happened. We were able to hold a mass spay/neuter event, during which almost 500 dogs and cats were fixed. This is all thanks to the incredible [ CONT ]
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 ]
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Fund a Fix
These residents of Happy Animals Club are in need of sponsors so they can be spayed/neutered and live happier lives. Since we currently have no option but to pay commercial rates at local clinics for the procedures, sponsorship of their operations would be very much appreciated. To sponsor a spay/neuter please just click the red button under the profile photo. Thank you!

US$ 102
Funded by: Anonymous Donor

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Funded by: Anonymous Donor

US$ 61
Funded by: Hercules the Dog

US$ 24
Funded by: Simon, Teddy, & Savannah

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