If…a rescued animal’s condition is such that even after recovery she cannot
She or he is allowed to LIVE THE GOOD LIFE! And to spend the rest of her days in the company of people who love her, give great food, plenty of stimulation, dignity, a chance to relax, and the beautiful security that the people around her all want one thing: to see that she is happy.
Donkeys who has suffered under impossible loads, whose tendons have been cut by ropes, will never be in a condition to return to work again, however if they were turned over to their owners they would likely be forced to work despite their disability. Without sanctuary at Animal Aid they likely wouldn’t survive.
A dog who has been hit by a car and has recovered through physical therapy but is unable to properly walk or run cannot be released back onto the street due to the high risk of being hit again.
Orphan calves who have been abandoned on the street and stray cows who have become injured and unable to fend for themselves cannot be returned back to the street as there is simply no green grass and hay for them in the city.
We love to whisper in the ears of such incoming patients:
“Welcome home, Angel.”
Animal Aid is home to 150 dogs, 40 cows, 25 donkeys 3 goats and 2 pigs.
Click here to become the guardian angel of one of the animals in our sanctuary. Your sponsorship is vital for us to continue giving life-long home to animals who wouldn’t stand a chance on the street.
The shelter animals have more than 3 acres of land to roam, play, doze in and investigate throughout the day. Animals in permanent sanctuary are never made to stay in a kennel or a cage except for short periods of time during treatment or extreme weather conditions (rain).
It is fascinating to find that all the dogs, over time, work out their quarrels, develop alliances and friends with other dogs, stake out particular areas that they consider “their” territories, and generally do wonderfully well adjusting to their new home.
The cows and donkeys are as diverse as could be, some being social butterflies welcoming each new patient, while some are shy and slow to befriend. During the rainy season they have ample grass to graze in and during the dry season they are provided hay, alfalfa, and veggies from the market, keeping them busy most of the day.