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!
Cathy Darmstedter paid for 4 Cans of Friskies
6 hours ago
Maiko Y. paid for Box of Whiskas (24 Cans)
10 hours ago
Anonymous Donor paid for LC-VIT Liquid Multivitamin
One day ago
Anonymous Donor paid for Recovery (5 Cans)
One day ago
Susan & Frank Egger donated US$50
One day 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
i don't wanna talk about it. just keep bringing me mackerel shots until i pass out. #animalshelter
20 hours ago
fattie is in worse shape than we thought. her poop is soup and she can't hold food down. we syringe-fed her so...
22 hours ago
alex is able to eat solid food again, but we still feed her fresh durian as often as possible because her mad ...
One day ago
one of the local tricycle drivers said his puppy isn't eating, and that he doesn't have the money to take her ...
One day ago
good night from arthur
2 days ago
scratching is serious business
3 days ago
we went to the mountains to check on the shelter's cows. shelter founder ken sang galaxy a lullaby until she fell asleep
3 days ago
robert has been back in the dog yard since yesterday. so far he and angel haven't fought, or even growled at each other
3 days ago
gazelle is very well-behaved when we tend to the wound on her tummy\n\n#happyanimalgazelle
4 days ago
we finally got around to taking anti-andrew to a clinic for a fecalysis (followers of our unfiltered account w...
4 days ago
blackie's eating again. looks like it was just worms. blackie is more susceptible to worms because she gets a ...
4 days ago
blackie didn't get her walkie today and went on hungerstrike. either that or she has worms. she is normally on...
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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!

Nobivac Tricat Vaccine
US$ 15

US$ 1

Box of Whiskas (24 Cans)
US$ 31

Dog Soap (3 Bars)
US$ 4

Chicken Thighs (1 kg)
US$ 3

Can of Recovery
US$ 3

Bleach (1 Gallon)
US$ 2
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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!

US$ 102
Funded by: Anonymous Donor

US$ 61
Funded by: Anonymous Donor

US$ 61
Funded by: Hercules the Dog

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

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