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!
Hercules the Dog paid for Bleach (3 Gallons)
17 hours ago
Hercules the Dog paid for Raw Liver (10kg)
17 hours ago
Hercules the Dog paid for Recovery (5 Cans)
17 hours ago
Hercules the Dog paid for Raw Gizzard (10kg)
17 hours ago
Hercules the Dog paid for Scoop Away Kitty Litter
17 hours 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.

Nutri-Plus Gel
US$ 9
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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.
3 hours ago
come on carrot, get up, it's time to play with your ball
21 hours ago
we're hiring! the shelter is in urgent need of animal attendants. if you are in davao, please ask around - may...
One day ago
after tallinn, riga and vilnius got sterilized on friday, all three of them transmogrified into wild, vicious ...
One day ago
magnus took a selfie
2 days ago
full house today. yesterday we weren't able to feed the street dogs leftovers from the shelter due to an unant...
2 days ago
a number of our supporters were suggesting that we get pumpkin a proper bed, so we did just that, using funds ...
3 days ago
ok, that's it. no more martinis for tina\n\n#happyanimaltina
3 days ago
every night, bats come to feed in the shelter's trees, perhaps because we don't spray our trees with pesticide...
4 days ago
gazelle's incision is not healing well so we cleaned it and changed her antibiotic
4 days ago
the hut in dog yard 2 before rethatching (top) and after (bottom). do you recognize any of the inhabitants?
4 days ago
tallinn, riga, and vilnius are at the clinic getting sterilized. #happyanimaltallinn
5 days ago
rescued as wee kittens back in december, vilnius, tallinn, and riga are ready to be fixed so they can live hap...
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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/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$ 104
Funded by: Anonymous Donor

US$ 62
Funded by: Anonymous Donor

US$ 62
Funded by: Hercules the Dog

US$ 25
Funded by: Simon, Teddy, & Savannah

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