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!
Jeny Pedrera donated US$50
59 minutes ago
AnjaZ paid for Box of Whiskas (24 Cans)
12 hours ago
AnjaZ paid for Nobivac Tricat Vaccine
12 hours ago
Erica donated US$10
15 hours ago
Maggie the dog donated US$5
16 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.
1 hour ago
nightly tummy inspection time for tawny
4 hours ago
slim shady only gained a moderate amount of weight since coming to the shelter, so we got blood work done and ...
One day ago
nightly stump inspection time for paraplegic rat alex. watch the ears\n\n#happyanimalalex
One day ago
baby button was extremely loud when he was on the street beseeching for help, so we were steeling ourselves fo...
One day ago
this little munchkin is about to get a bath. he's staying at the shelter. earlier, we went back to the alley a...
One day ago
galaxy and her mama are at a large grassy area the size of several football fields, about 30 minutes drive fro...
One day ago
the kitten we just picked up is very thin and carrying fleas, but otherwise in good shape. new rescues often n...
2 days ago
we were taking a video of the street dogs eating shelter leftovers when we heard some plaintive crying coming ...
2 days ago
to save on labor, we require the shelter residents to help out with chores. alex opened a packet of cotton bud...
2 days ago
we took eclipse and galaxy to a field further away today. on the way back the truck started to overheat. since...
2 days ago
we let itty, bitty, and kitty run around in the kitchen in the evening, but during the day they have to hang o...
3 days ago
blind old girl maddie, who is still in a quarantine unit, likes to pee on her towel. that in itself isn't unus...
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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!

Dog Soap (Petgard)
US$ 1

Black Rice (5kg)
US$ 7

Tank of Propane
US$ 13

Bleach (1 Gallon)
US$ 2

Whiskas (5 Cans)
US$ 6

Dry Cat Food (CatCare 7kg)
US$ 21

Nutri-Plus Gel
US$ 9
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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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