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!
Anonymous Donor donated US$3
18 minutes ago
Anonymous Donor donated US$25
10 hours ago
HerculesTheDog donated US$50
19 hours ago
Paul Bassett donated US$25
One day ago
M Gomez donated US$10
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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.
11 hours ago
birdie got brekkie\n\n#wildlife
12 hours ago
this little guy was flapping around on the ground near eclipse's stall at dawn this morning, unable to fly. we...
18 hours ago
just friends
23 hours ago
hot day today
2 days ago
the owner of this dog came by the shelter today, said his dog is skinny and mangy, and asked us to take him in...
3 days ago
chipper is one of the few cats in the shelter who recognizes his name. if you yell CHIPPERRR! he will come run...
4 days ago
yesterday we saw an emaciated dog trying to get into a home near the shelter. today we went to see the people ...
4 days ago
when stray cat minggoy starts singing, cody joins in
5 days ago
yesterday we were on the way back from the clinic with cody and stray cat minggoy when we spotted an emaciated...
1 week ago
cody went to the clinic today to get his stitches removed. he was very well-behaved. these days we can easily ...
1 week ago
crikey, look at the size of him. blackie was barking energetically at a toad so we got him and relocated him. ...
1 week ago
it's rainy and gloomy today, so here's a photo of pascal, also known as baby pascal, from last week
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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!

Raw Gizzard (10kg)
US$ 14

4 Cans of Friskies
US$ 3

Dog Soap (3 Bars)
US$ 4

Hand-Washing Soap
US$ 4

Scoop Away Kitty Litter
US$ 20

Bleach (1 Gallon)
US$ 2

Bleach (3 Gallons)
US$ 7
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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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