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!
Glenda Garcia donated US$50
2 hours ago
Hercules the Dog donated US$50
10 hours ago
Hercules the Dog paid for LC-VIT Liquid Multivitamin
10 hours ago
Lulu donated US$3
19 hours ago
Anonymous Donor donated US$1
22 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.
2 hours ago
every night, bats come to feed in the shelter's trees, perhaps because we don't spray our trees with pesticide...
One day ago
gazelle's incision is not healing well so we cleaned it and changed her antibiotic
One day ago
the hut in dog yard 2 before rethatching (top) and after (bottom). do you recognize any of the inhabitants?
One day ago
tallinn, riga, and vilnius are at the clinic getting sterilized. #happyanimaltallinn
One day ago
rescued as wee kittens back in december, vilnius, tallinn, and riga are ready to be fixed so they can live hap...
2 days ago
look who learned how to do a happy dance at dinnertime\n\n#happyanimalben
2 days ago
we wanted to rescue this spikey-haired girl with a big tumor dangling from her abdomen, but she never let us c...
2 days ago
happy cat tina took a happy nap
3 days ago
gazelle, who is recovering from a spay, ate a little bit of dinner. we spent some time encouraging her to eat more
3 days ago
a squeaky clean, flea-free carrot after her bath. giving carrot a bath was actually our new trainee carer's fi...
3 days ago
although carrot was well-behaved during her bath, she was clearly relieved when it was over
3 days ago
carrot soaked in her hot tub
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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!

Chicken Thighs (1 kg)
US$ 3

Can of Recovery
US$ 3

Dog Soap (Petgard)
US$ 1

Hand-Washing Soap
US$ 5

Box of Whiskas (24 Cans)
US$ 32

Whiskas (5 Cans)
US$ 6

Raw Liver (10kg)
US$ 14
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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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