Galapets San Cristobal

At Galapets we are on a heartfelt mission to rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome San Cristobal Island’s stray and abandoned dogs. Our commitment is driven by love, compassion, and the belief that every dog deserves a chance at a happy and healthy life.

How We Started:

Our journey began with a deep sense of responsibility towards the abandoned dogs in the Galapagos. Witnessing their struggles, we recognized the need for change in how people perceive and treat these wonderful beings. Our work is fueled by the desire to manage and decrease the population of stray dogs, creating a more compassionate community.

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Our Mission:

To Rescue, Rehabilitate, and Rehome – providing a haven for those without a voice, nursing them back to health, and finding them forever homes filled with love.

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What We Do:

When dogs enter our shelter, they embark on a journey of transformation. All dogs entering the shelter are spayed or neutered with the goal of controlling the population of stray dogs. Each dog undergoes careful assessment, personalized treatment plans, and professional training to prepare them for a new beginning.

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How We Do It:

Handling: Dogs are treated with gentleness and respect ensuring their comfort and security.
Treatment: From medical care to emotional support, we provide comprehensive care to every furry friend.
Training: Professional trainers work tirelessly to instill positive behaviors and build trust.

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How You Can Help:

Cash Donations: Contribute by using the QR codes on this page.
Fostering: Provide a temporary loving home for dogs on their journey to adoption.
Donations-in-Kind: Food, blankets, leashes, collars, crates and other supplies make a significant impact.

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Your Generous Donations Go Towards:

Monthly Food Expenses: Providing nutritious meals for optimal health is a priority.
Veterinary Expenses: All of our dogs are vaccinated and spayed or neutered. Any medical issues are assessed and treated.
Supplies: There is always a need for beds, brushes, first aid supplies, flea/tick prevention, and grooming tools.
Ongoing Maintenance: Sustaining a safe and comfortable environment requires constant upkeep and repairs of the property and kennels (i.e. fencing).
Long Term Goal: Our vision is to create a shelter, adhering to best animal welfare practices, by completing capital upgrades to the shelter (i.e. isolation area, onsite office and space for volunteers and staff, upgraded kennels etc.).

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