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“Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living creatures, Man will not find peace.”

These words of the great physician and philanthropist, Albert Schweitzer, are the basis of AWARE’s philosophy.

We are a non-profit organization and for more than 30 years we have been working – through education and neutering campaigns – to transform the lives of many animals who have suffered abuse, or have been abandoned on the hard streets of Guatemala. Currently we are caring for over 300 dogs and 30 cats, living in our shelter just outside Sumpango, Sacatepequez, and waiting for a family to give them the life that all pets deserve. All of our animals are neutered, vaccinated and dewormed.

Don’t have time – or live too far away – to volunteer? Help us with a donation! We always need things like dog- and cat-food, metal food bowls, medical supplies and building materials – even newspaper for lining cages in the Clinic. And of course you can simply donate whatever money you can afford to a very worthy cause.

Perhaps you’ve always dreamed of having a pet but can’t have one at home. Why not become the sponsor of one (or more) of our loving dogs or cats? Or just give us a donation. Here is our PayPal buttom:

There are many ways in which you can make a difference to the lives of the animals at Animal AWARE. All you need to do is decide which is the best option for you! You will find more information on each of these possibilities below.

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