Suki post surgery

Rainbow Bridge | June 20, 2015

R.I.P Suki

Rainbow Bridge-Farewell to Suki Our beloved old grey-muzzle Suki has crossed the bridge and left us behind. Suki died Wednesday, June 3, 2015 after falling ill early Monday morning. Suki has been with Terry and John since 2007, three years before we founded … Continue Reading ››

Zac new profile

Rainbow Bridge | May 4, 2015

R.I.P. Zac

Sometimes rescue doesn’t have a happy ending. Sometimes it just breaks your heart. Last week we lost our sweet Zac. Our hearts are so heavy and this is a very difficult post to write. Zac was to have flown to … Continue Reading ››

Sarah Profile photo

New Arrivals | April 19, 2015


Sara came to us after being rescued by friends Tessa and Gerson. They found this little beauty injured by the side of the road. She was no doubt struck by a car and left to die. She had a fractured pelvis and … Continue Reading ››

Claire on grass1

New Arrivals | April 18, 2015


We picked Claire up in front of our home as she was being accosted by a group of males. She was in heat, terrified, and trying to escape the unwanted attention.  We took her to our vet and boarded … Continue Reading ››

Juani training Domingo

About Your Pet, Training Tips | April 4, 2015

Dog Training-our Philosophy

Dog training, like teaching any subject requires the trainer to combine a shifting blend of knowledge, science, pedagogy, intuition, art, and a touch of voodoo. All behaviour is based in reinforcement, and successfully modifying it depends on the trainer understanding the science behind modifying behaviours,being able to communicate clearly with the subject, and effectively guiding … Continue … Continue reading Dog Training-our Philosophy

Kofi at home on his deck

Rainbow Bridge | April 1, 2015

R.I.P. Kofi (Pepper)

Last night Kofi (Pepper) was struck by a car and killed. This beautiful, too-young-to-die dog was rescued by a good samaritan in Guatemala City in the fall of  2013. He was a … Continue Reading ››

Cusca pups profile size

New Arrivals | March 15, 2015

Cusca and Puppies

  This lovely female arrived with us last week, and three of her seven pups soon followed her. Her owner died and the family left her behind on the street. She stayed in the yard of the abandoned house, waiting for her … Continue Reading ››

He is actually quite cute now!

New Arrivals | March 6, 2015


  We spotted Kai a few weeks ago curled up in an itchy, miserable ball on the sidewalk. Unfortunately, we couldn’t catch him, and he disappeared. A couple of weeks later on March 4th, volunteer Tana Bailey spotted Kai visiting our feeding station in central Antigua. She … Continue Reading ››

Addie meercat with Wil

New Arrivals | February 3, 2015


Clean and dry- A group of our student volunteers found a stray puppy in very bad shape at their school. They They worked together to help her. Addie wandered into the parking area of their school. The kids wanted … Continue Reading ››

Molly & osito

New Arrivals | January 21, 2015

Cleo, Molly, and Osito

Baby Cleo Cleo, Molly, Osito and their five siblings were born to a free roaming black female on or around November 10, 2014. They were found in the dump behind the Antigua market by a Guatemalan woman who lives nearby. She … Continue Reading ››

Cody and Piper on intake

New Arrivals | January 9, 2015

Piper and Cody

Cody & Piper with Cami & Mo Piper and Cody were born to a feral female who stays near to and is fed by a very poor family in San Juan Gascon, a community … Continue Reading ››

Riley has gorgeous markings

New Arrivals | November 1, 2014


Riley was rescued by Tessa and Gerson. He belonged to a neighbor family who didn’t want him as he has a damaged leg. They threatened to throw the puppy on the street, and Tess called us to ask if we could help. … Continue Reading ››

We are a small organization dedicated to helping dogs and cats in Antigua. We sterilize, rehabilite and find homes, and work with other rescue groups.