Story Updates
POSTED BY Admin DATE February 8, 2014
Christmas Street Feeding Update!
Thank you to everyone who donated so generously to help us feed street dogs and cats on Christmas Day! We were able to buy a lot of canned dog and cat food for feeding strays. The goal of [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE December 31, 2015
Happy New Year!
A big thank you to everyone who supported the shelter in 2015! Thanks to you the animals in our care were well taken care of and numerous animals in need were rescued. The shelter faced [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE December 22, 2015
Christmas Street Feeding Drive!
This Christmas, we'll be celebrating by spreading joy to street dogs, as far and wide as possible. We decorated the shelter truck, and on Christmas Day, we'll be distributing dog food to [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE December 22, 2015
We Captured a Bunch of Cats and Neutered/Spayed Them!
Every neighborhood in the Philippines has at least one eatery, and every eatery has an extended family of feral cats hanging around. They survive on fish bones and other leftovers. Because [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE December 6, 2015
The Story of Friendster, the Friendly Dog
On Saturdays or holidays, time allowing, it is Happy Animals Club policy to try and take one of the shelter dogs to the park or the beach. They love to be taken off the leash and allowed [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE November 26, 2015
This Girl Needs a Name! [UPDATED]
A female kitten was rescued under unusual circumstances a couple of weeks ago. Normally, we find abandoned kittens by the roadside, in desperate need of attention and getting none. But this [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE November 13, 2015
Help Us Name These Kittens! [UPDATED]
Two small kittens were rescued from the roadside on Friday, November 6. The two kittens, both boys, are the shelter's 23rd and 24th cats. Ken heard two kittens meowing in the bushes. He [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE November 5, 2015
Scotch Has Found a Home!
Not surprisingly, ridiculously photogenic kitten Scotch has found a forever home. New owner Gwen discovered Happy Animals Club while searching online for a cat to adopt, and visited the [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE November 3, 2015
All Soul's Day
Like last year, Ken spent All Soul's Day at the Happy Animals Club pet cemetery. Unlike last year , when the only occupants were Dipper and Moo, this year a lively reunion took place with [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE October 31, 2015
Sweety Pie's Road to Recovery
On October 14, Ken saw a dog with a large open wound. She was approachable and friendly, and had chafing on her neck due to the chain she was dragging around. After asking around in the [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Ken DATE October 30, 2015
Durian
On August 26, 2015, I saw a very thin cat sitting on the side of the road. When I went near her, she didn't move. I fed her a can of Friskies. I am thankful to the donors of Happy Animals [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE October 5, 2015
Videos of Ying & Yang
Ying and Yang are two brothers who were dumped outside the shelter in April, 2015. Here is a clip from a few days after they were brought into the shelter. Come September, 2015, they had [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Ken DATE September 13, 2015
Angela has been spayed
Angela, the friendliest dog in the club and possibly the galaxy, has finally been spayed! I have been looking forward to her operation so that she can come out of her apartment and join [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Ken DATE September 8, 2015
Churchie Finally Rescued!
Churchie is a street dog I was feeding occasionally for almost a year. On the way back from school, we pass by an evangelical church. Sometimes we'd see a bunch of skinny dogs hanging out [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE September 7, 2015
Introducing: Ridiculously Photogenic Kitten
Not for the first time, someone dumped a kitten outside Happy Animals Club, at the foot of a banana tree next to the corner of the shelter. Ken heard it meowing on the other side of the [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE August 10, 2015
The War of the Fleas
Volunteer Cara, who commutes a really long distance on weekends to help at the club, was the first to notice that two of the dogs had fleas. One of Cara's many contributions to the welfare [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE August 7, 2015
Hyena Before and After
When Hyena was rescued from the street she was in pretty much the same condition most dogs arriving at the club are in: emaciated, starving, terrified, and suffering from mange. After unlimited [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Ken DATE August 6, 2015
Cleopatra Rescue [UPDATED!]
Over the past few days I kept seeing two tiny puppies on the way to school. They were just wandering around on the street, completely ignoring the traffic. They were in danger of getting [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE August 4, 2015
Ceiling's Transformation
Ceiling is a feral cat who somehow got trapped in the attic of the building where the veterinary clinic is located. The vet broke the ceiling to get him out. Ceiling had just been rescued [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE February 16, 2014 Retroactive Update Posted August 3, 2015
One Miracle Wasn't Enough
Cappy was rescued from the City Pound on December 23, 2014. He had already lost one eye to infection, and the remaining eye looked bad as well. He also had a respiratory infection. Unfortunately [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE August 1, 2015
What We Feed the Dogs
Initially, we fed the dogs regular dog food, canned as well as kibble. But some dogs had skin issues, so on the advice of our vet we switched to premium dog food after a few months. Premium [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE July 28, 2015
Shrine Puppies Then and Now
On December 19, 2014, Ken rescued six puppies from the road leading up to a church called Shrine Hills. He initially found five, but went back later on a hunch that there might be stragglers: [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE July 28, 2015
Daughter and Mother Rescue
While hauling lumber to the club, we found a small starving puppy, accompanied by its mother, trotting along the roadside. They were maintaining a brisk pace, sniffing at garbage, scavenging [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE February 28, 2015 Retroactive Update Posted July 27, 2015
Friends to the End
Cappy and Bear were rescued together from the City Pound on December 23, 2014. Cappy was a small one-eyed dog who acted like a puppy. Bear was a big, friendly dog who at first seemed to [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE July 25, 2015
How to Walk a Dog in a Tropical Country
Humans need exercise for their physical health, but dogs need exercise for their mental health. If a dog doesn't get enough exercise, it will bark like crazy and destroy things. Since Blackie [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Ken DATE July 25, 2015
Adoption Drive
In February a volunteer from Australia came to the club. Her name is Taylor. She loves animals. Many people wrote to us and said they wanted to volunteer at the club, but Taylor was the [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Ken DATE October 5, 2014 Retroactive Update Posted July 24, 2015
Bubblz the Bobblehead
I was in Lanang, far away from the shelter, when I found a small weak kitten at a car wash. It belonged to the three-year-old son of two of the workers at the car wash. He told me the kitten [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE July 22, 2015
The Feeding Bays
There are basically two types of dogs, fast eaters and slow eaters. The fast eaters will wolf down as much as you will give them, and then start stealing other dogs' food. The slow eaters [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE July 9, 2015
Angela the Homecoming Queen
Angela was a street mutt living under parked cars at a bank downtown. She was fed leftovers and given water by the kind-hearted manager of the bank. It so happens that bank branch is where [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE June 20, 2015
The Bridge
We noticed that the dogs were getting bored. They do get toys but the toys are rapidly chewed up into bits and pieces and turned into choking hazards. Ken wanted his crew to build something [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE June 18, 2015
Lola's Operation
About half a year after she gave birth, we took Lola to the vet for an ovarian hysterectomy. The operation went badly and she was in surgery for about six hours. Everyone was terrified but [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE April 29, 2015 Retroactive Update Posted July 25, 2015
The Chillest Cat in the Country
We decided to take some photos of Ying and Yang's distended bellies, to show how much they'd been eating. Then something amazing happened. We found out that Yang thinks Ken is his own personal [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE January 23, 2015 Retroactive Update Posted July 16, 2015
The Distemper Epidemic
When we rescued dogs from the City Pound, we knew that we had to keep them separated from the other dogs. After all, they might have all manner of contagious diseases. What we didn't know, [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Ken DATE July 1, 2014 Retroactive Update Posted July 11, 2015
How to Make a Birthday Cake for Dogs
I decided to celebrate my birthday this year with the dogs the people around the world helped me rescue from the streets. Since normal cake contains sugar and is bad for dogs, I made a cake [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE July 4, 2014 Retroactive Update Posted July 28, 2015
Blackie & Ken
Just some photos of Blackie and Ken.
POSTED BY Admin DATE July 15, 2015
Happy Animals Club Facilities
Thanks to generous donations from many people overseas, we were able to buy materials and hire a full-time carpenter. Here are some of the things we've built. Dog Yards Most dogs roam free [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Admin DATE July 4, 2014 Retroactive Update Posted July 28, 2015
The Happy Animals Club Truck
When establishing the shelter, we knew we needed a truck. The cheapest kind of truck is a mini-truck known as a Multicab. These little trucks come from Japan with a lot of mileage already [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Ken DATE December 26, 2014
Meet Pikachu
Pikachu was dirty, very hungry, and full of fleas when I rescued him from the street. Thanks to everyone who helped me establish Happy Animals Club I was able to save him. He is a very nice, [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Ken DATE December 26, 2014
Rosie Needs a Home
Rosie is a loving little dog who was born with a bad leg. When I found her abandoned on the street she was in bad shape. Now she is a happy, pretty dog! Her leg problem doesn't stop her [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Ken DATE December 23, 2014
City Pound Rescue
We rescued 8 dogs from the City Pound. These dogs were "expired" which means they were due for immediate execution because nobody had claimed them. Two of the rescued dogs are currently [ CONT ]
POSTED BY Ken DATE December 26, 2014
Puppy Rescue at Shrine Hills
I saw some puppies at the roadside. Someone had abandoned them near a church called Shrine Hills. But nobody got them for weeks, so they were all very skinny and starving. I always keep [ CONT ]



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