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.
Jan 30, 2018
so you're back. look at you, starving. if only you could talk we'd sit you at a table, shine a bright light in...
Jan 30, 2018
the clinic did a good job with lady junior. she is off the IV line and back at the shelter, looking a lot bett...
Jan 29, 2018
comet got her milk. few things in this world are as adorable as a suckling calf, but it comes at a price. the ...
Jan 29, 2018
of all the animals we've crossed paths with, rambo's transformation has been perhaps the most remarkable. phys...
Jan 28, 2018
today we went to see shelter alumnus angela, who was formerly homeless but is now back on her feet after getti...
Jan 27, 2018
leo was getting his supplemental feeding of slurry (royal canin recovery) when donna asked for some as well. s...
Jan 27, 2018
on friday morning we picked lady junior up from the clinic, but after battling her IV all day we gave up and s...
Jan 27, 2018
little leo climbed up a carer's shirt. he is the only kitten still receiving supplementary feeding, not becaus...
Jan 27, 2018
leo got styled for a mini photoshoot. looking good on the instagrams is hard work even if you're naturally gorgeous
Jan 26, 2018
a round of applause for pia, who apparently taught herself how to roll over
Jan 26, 2018
lady junior is back from the clinic. her poop is still bloody and liquid, and she is vomiting as well, but def...
Jan 25, 2018
neutered, vaccinated, and amputated, cody is ready for integration into dog yard 1. the process will take several days
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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!

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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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