It seems like every week I find myself having to write these blogs and I only wish there was more I could do. Yes, I live a life of privilege and for that I’m grateful but I can’t help but feel heartache for my fellow animals who aren’t as lucky and who are suffering. Between the horrific images of the earthquake in Mexico and the photos of the devastation left by Hurricane Maria, I feel helpless. It is up to me to use my social pawprint to spread the word (meows & barks) about how humans can help these animals.
Support the Humane Society’s International Disaster Relief Fund where donations help relief efforts and to provide animals with rescue, emergency shelter, food, water, and veterinary care.
Donate to the SPCAI Disaster Relief Fundwhich gives shelters and rescue groups desperately needed support to help animals affected by natural disasters.
Make donations of food & clothing to Petco Mexico who are on the ground aiding in the rescue efforts.
For those left stranded & homeless in Mexico, here is a list of shelters including those that accept pets.
This selfless Instagram user has constant updates on ways to help so be sure to follow her dahhhlings.
The La Casa Del Mestizo animal shelter in Mexico City has an overabundance of rescue animals so if you have been on the fence about adopting, now is the chance to give one of these pets a forever home. Another great nonprofit to adopt from is through the Santuario Corazon Alegre who are also utilizing Facebook to post lost local animals as well as those up for adoption.
Locals in Nuevo León, Mexico RSVP to this Facebook Event to find dates & times of locations to donate pet supplies.
Tragically, the St. Croix Animal Welfare Center was destroyed by Maria & they need your help to rebuild. While all animals are safe, rebuilding is crucial to helping animals in the future and to continue all their hard work so they are calling for donations.
Shop the Viequez Animal Clinic Amazon wishlist, which benefits both humans and pets in the Caribbean.
While the Island Dog Rescue in Puerto Rico is still out of power and offline, keep an eye on their Facebook for ways to help once they are back online. In the meantime, you can donate directly through their Facebook page.