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$25
7 hours ago
Anonymous Donor paid for Nutri-Plus Gel
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Hercules the Dog paid for Recovery (5 Cans)
21 hours ago
Anonymous Donor donated US$50
One day ago
Cathy Darmstedter donated US$10
One day ago
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Urgently Needed
The shelter is currently in need of the following item. Sponsorship of this item right now would be deeply appreciated. To sponsor the item please just click on FUND ITEM then donate via PayPal.

LC-VIT Liquid Multivitamin
US$ 5
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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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bohr is at pets first clinic and the vet is trying to figure out what's wrong with him
17 hours ago
rupert is looking a lot better than when he was rescued. but why is this handsome devil in an isolation unit o...
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we've fed this guy 5-6 times over the past couple of months but he keeps getting skinnier. at this rate we're ...
One day ago
found this guy clinging to the shelter gate just after midnight. for the last time, people, visits to the shel...
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it started raining heavily just as we were about to feed the dogs, so we disinfected tawny's tummy instead
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claudia is starting to get used to life in a cone. her stitches are finally coming off later today
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all adoptions involve a home inspection. after conducting a home inspection today we passed by the bridge, and...
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someone came to our open house on saturday specifically to look at emerald but she hissed at him so he decided...
2 days ago
this guy had a good day. he got dinner and he didn't get beaten up by wolfie while getting it
2 days ago
twice a day we let tawny out of her confinement unit so she can take care of business
2 days ago
bohr contemplated escaping from the clinic but there was an invisible force-field blocking the way
2 days ago
meet our newest crew member, johanna, who will be helping out at the shelter for a few months before she goes ...
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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$ 72
Funded by: Anonymous Donor

US$ 72
Funded by: Emy Garay

US$ 41
Funded by: Anonymous Donor

US$ 104
Funded by: cruz

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