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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The shelter only exists thanks to those who support it financially. Thank you to all our donors for helping the animals!
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Photo updates are posted daily via mobile phone, in near real time. To comment on the photos, follow the shelter on Instagram.
11 hours ago
this little dog is shirley. she was rescued today we are hoping to receive contributions for the shelter's An...
17 hours ago
shirley weighs just 4.4 kg or 9.7 lbs. we have like a dozen cats who weigh more than that
18 hours ago
it was a relief that shirley was able to eat on her own

as you can see there are still ticks on her ears and...

19 hours ago
after spraying shirley with fipronil, we wrapped her in a towel and gave her the unit brenda stays in at night...
19 hours ago
before we even brought shirley into the shelter compound, we sprayed her with fipronil, to prevent her ticks f...
20 hours ago
we rescued an emaciated dog in bad shape. she has ticks and open sores and no meat on her bones at all, and sh...
23 hours ago
when people see rocky doing this, they often assume that he is really bad at drinking. this isn't the case; wh...
One day ago
street dog sprite last night
One day ago
elliot did a good job taking his medicine. as we were giving it to him, a howl erupted in the dog yard
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jack-jack went to the clinic yesterday with buster. once again his white blood cell and platelet counts were v...
One day ago
elliot didn't touch his dinner last night, nor the yummy treat we cooked for him, so he got a ride in ms haull...
2 days ago
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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!
Blackie

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US$ 102
Funded by: Anonymous Donor
Riga

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US$ 61
Funded by: Anonymous Donor
Tallinn

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US$ 61
Funded by: Hercules the Dog
Vilnius

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



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