ACC& D Website Emma is going on the road this summer! She will be presenting at the Alliance for Contraception for Cats and Dogs Conference! Animal Balance has been using non-surgical techniques to sterilize dogs around the world since 2004. When Emma started AB, the original goal was to use non-surgical methods, but alas the…

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Sam of the Banyan Tree

In Hindu mythology, it is said that Krishna, the god of compassion, tenderness and love, rests on the leaves of a banyan tree. In the Phillipines, it is said that the banyan tree houses malevolent spirits. Other tales say that banyan trees represent eternal life, due to their seemingly unending expansion, with branches that drip…

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‘Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!   Audrey Hepburn

‘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…

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Supplies Needed!

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…

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A Visit from Aruba’s Minister of Tourism!

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…

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