‘Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’! Audrey Hepburn Emma’s Blog #4 I have been going to the Galapagos Islands for 13 years now. It is my second home. For most people, the sharks, giant rays, tiny penguins, blue footed boobies, flamingos, giant tortoises and pre-historic looking iguanas blow their mind and change […]
It has been an extreme pleasure to work alongside Dr. Kristen Jensen and her team from the Department of Agriculture this week. Dr. Jensen is the sole vet on the island and achieves the impossible every day. We were able to leave our anesthesia machine with Alofa Mo Meaola for her to use to continue […]
One of our core values is Empowerment, acting with ethical responsibility, inspiring and encouraging positive actions on behalf of animals. This includes planting seeds of empowerment in the children of the communities we serve. We take every opportunity to engage the children we meet, often hosting pet parades and other events that encourage children to […]
Supplies, supplies, supplies! Gauze, syringes, suture, medications, anesthetic drugs, surgical drapes, surgical gloves, clippers, needles, surgical scrub…the list goes on and on. It takes incredible amounts of coordination and logistical planning to procure these items and transport them to the far flung locations where our M.A.S.H. clinics are staged. Most locations are too remote for […]
And just like that Operation Cunucu draws to a close. It’s always amazing and a bit bittersweet how quickly the place that was buzzing with activity, essentially home for five days, can so quickly return to an empty, silent space. Sometimes it seems like such a blur, you wonder if it ever really happened at […]
We are so grateful that Aruba’s Minister of Tourism, Otmar Oduber, took the time to visit our clinic at Centro Dakota. He was very excited to see the work that’s being done to humanely reduce the dog population and improve their health. During his visit we explained how important government support is to help keep […]
Day 4 and another really good day with 62 animals treated. Here’s some more pics!
Ground breaking news! The first high volume sterilization campaign ever on the island of Saipan starts today! We were very warmly welcomed by our host Mayor Apatang and his office, our partners HSI and HSUS at the Saipan dog shelter. In the afternoon we built our clinic and did orientation with our wonderful local volunteers. […]
Hello Animal Balance Supporters, We are delighted to inform you of, and invite you to, two very exciting campaigns on some of the most beautiful islands in the world. We are currently accepting applications for the following positions on each high volume sterilization campaign :- – August 13th to 17th ZMASH campaign with Kauai Humane […]
Some super outreach is currently being conducted on #Saipan this week in preparation for our upcoming campaign next week! Please share and spread the word with everyone you know who lives in that part of the world. Thanks for your ongoing help!