Fly-A-Pup; Saving Anguillan Pups
$1,658 of $1,900 goal
Helping Anguillan Pups get the best chance at life.
Anguilla is a small country in the Carribean. There are many stray dogs and cats. Many owned dogs spend their lives on a short chain, covered with fleas/ticks, and hoping to get their next meal. There is one shelter but it is small and not well funded. Plus no homes. They do what they can, and do an amazing job. Anguilla Animal Rescue Fund (AARF) Shelter and the Vet are very helpful. Check out AARF Anguilla!
Though there are dogs in shelters at home (US/Canada); I believe getting them off this island is still the best choice at this time, in order for them to have the best chance for a full life. There is simply more opportunity.
Myself, and others, are doing what we can to help. I take a pup home everytime I go, and any visitors are sent home with a pup. I have a few people who help me by fostering my pups until they find a home. I am always looking for fosters and adopters.
Pups cost $200-$300 to fly. Plus the cost of a carrier. Being on a strict school budget makes this difficult; therefore, I am raising money to cover the costs and care for and fly home atleast 8 more puppies.
Donations will go primarily towards puppy flights - any excess going directly to care of other dogs. Adoption fees for the pups go directly towards flying home the next pup!
Education is needed here. In the meantime, please help me save the few pups I can by supporting Fly-A-Pup and saving an Anguillan Doggy. One makes all the difference.
(Remember 5% of your donation will be deducted)
*Update: Bringing goal down from 2500$ as I am being made to realize I cannot rescue all the dog I wish to save.
My Xmas Flights (whodey leo) = 550$
Visitor Flights (feb) = 200$ x 1 = 200$
My Spring Flights (apr) = 200$
Visitor Flights (jun-aug) = 200$ x 3 = 600$
My Final Flights (aug) = 200$
Round up to 1900$ (incase for an extra flight).
From Saint John, NB, Canada
Avid animal lover and 2yr old vegan
BPhil in Leadership, MBA
Currently studying medicine in Anguilla, Carribbean
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I hope you are still following on facebook! I have been busy moving to Chicago. Once I get all the funds figured out, it looks like we will be sending AARF just over 200$ !! That means I ACCOMPLISH MY GOAL !!!! And have money to spare!! Thank you everyone so verrrrrrrrrry much !!! I plan to keep this page open, or perhaps open a new one. So that you can always donate - but you can also makes donations directly to AARF. Thinking about starting a page for Spay/Neuters. If you wish to donate towards that, let me know !!! THANK YOOOOU ALL SO MUCH. Love Rosie!
Since I am doing such a large 'shipment' this time around I MAY (unless objections - this is your $) use some funds to pay for vetting and health certificates. I would also like to ask how people would feel about - if in the end I have left over funds - if I could put it towards the Spay and Neuter Program here - which is severly underfunded.
I hope not to let Fly-A-Pup die out as I honestly hope to expand it as a way to link rescues and help people get their furry friend match, who just might happen to be across or out of country. That being said I will be busy the next coming years and will not be able to directly fly pups myself. So my thoughts are to shift to the spay/neuter program and hit the problem - but I could never give up on the unfortunate (well fortunate) ones that end up in the shelter and need a home. So we shall see how things go :)