IMG 0218Last Saturday we held our annual summer get together to express our appreciation for the Volunteers, Sponsors and their families for all the work they put in, to keep our organisation running smoothly.

Once again at the Marsa Sports Club, we thank Angelo and Keith for an excellent barbeque and Vince Mifsud for the music. He managed to get most of us on the dance floor!!

"POT LUCK"

Our Happy Paws Charity shop in St.Venera/Hamrun is asking for your help.

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We have a surplus of donations, that have been on display in the shop but haven't been sold, and are far to good to be recycled.
We try to change the stock on the rails continuously to accommodate our daily returning customers.
Therefore we have made 'POT LUCK' blue bags, filled with all items in very good condition, which we will sell for 5 euro each.
You may find clothing for the summer season, but also for the coming one, as well as bags, shoes, jewellery, ornaments, toys ect, ect. 
This may be your opportunity to make some extra cash by selling them on, if not usable to you. Or help a neighbour in need, or pass on to your family.
 
Whatever use you find for the contents of these bags, be sure that YOU have helped Happy Paws Organisation in assuring the continuation of our clinic in Marsa, and have been instrumental in lightening the load on our environment

Bedroom Set for sale

(single) bedroom set for sale. Call Lino at 99876367 for more information. Click on image to enlarge!

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New Dog Adoption

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We have a new dog adoption today which brings the total up to 225.

Dog's name is Joey. He is a 2 year old Brown/White English Pointer. Owner's name is Tracy Marie Reitano. Adopted from A

 

Latest Volunteers!

IMG 3424Karina Boyle (left) and Nicola Fletcher (right) are Irish Vet students Volunteering at the clinic for 2 weeks.They both study at the University College of Dublin and are in their Final Year. Katrina's hobbies are swimming and horse riding, while Nicola's are Breeding Jacob Sheep (www.wicklowjacobs.com) walking, photography and travel.
 
We thank them both very much for their hard work and wish the the best of luck for their future.  
 

Adoption

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We have a new dog adoption today which brings the total up to 224.

Dog's name is Copper. He is a 5 year old brown cocker spaniel. Owner's name is Melissa Maria Swift. Adopted from AAA.

After 14 years of voluntary dedication towards the people who look after the stray population, and the strays themselves, the committee of Happy Paws Charity Organisation has decided to scale down the activities of the Organisation.

This means that the Happy Paws Animal Clinic in Marsa , in a couple of months will close down and will cease to be available for free neutering/spaying, and for general medical care of the strays.

We are looking for interested parties to take over the fully equipped Veterinary Clinic, and ask these parties to convey their interest before the 31st of May 2017 to:

The Committee of Happy Paws Charity Organisation

41, Cross Road, Marsa

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For further information and the discussion of details.

The Charity Organisation will continue to run the shops in Marsascala and St.Venera/Hamrun. 

Header EN Blog IMG 3702 CSAF ITTQWe thank 'Islands of Cats' for a wonderful donation of Euro 150 and a share of the proceeds of their book.

The book is  a photographic journey through the Maltese Islands, highlighting the work and devotion of volunteer carers of stray and abandoned cats.

See http://www.islandsofcats.com/

Donation!

TopWe thank Qajjenza Bar & Diner from Birzebugga, another one of our regular contributors, for a fine donation of 37 Euro.

Wedding Gift!

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We wish Angie and George an unforgettable wedding and prosperous future and thank them for their fine donation. Here seen being presented by George and Angie to Gareth and Louise at our Clinic recently.

Sally Tan Si Yan

20424854 1977401202285931 1650173141 oPlease welcome our new student Sally Tan Si Yan who will stay with us for the next two weeks. Sally is a 5th year student from University of Glasgow. We are grateful for her help. Let's wish her the best for her future veterinarian career.

Happy Paws Animal Clinic has a vacancy for an experienced veterinary surgeon.
An exciting opportunity for a Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon with 4-6 years experience, to join our amazing team at the Happy Paws Animal Clinic, one of the best in Malta.
 
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Qualifications required:
- Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
- License of good conduct from applicable state veterinary board
- Comfortable providing services (vaccinations/blood draws/micro chipping, fecal tests) in front of clients
- 4 to 6 years of experience, in general practice and surgery
- Excellent customer service
- Able to provide training in general surgeries to final year veterinary students.
- Able to provide services in a fast paced environment
- Liability insurance required
- Maltese veterinary warrant
 
Candidates are requested to send their CV to:
 
 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 

A goat?

unnamedToday we had an unusual patient. A baby goat, that was born 24 hours ago. Unfortunately her mother died giving birth so she needs help with feeding. Luckily she has an owner who is taking care of her with our help. Held here by Volunteer Katherine. She is very friendly, curious and trying to jump already! .....so is the goat....Welcome to the world, little one!

New Volunteers!

StudentsKatherine Della Bona (left) and Ainsley Dean (Right) are vet students volunteering at the clinic for 2 weeks. They both study at the University of Glasgow and are in their final year of veterinary education.

We thank them both very much for their hard work and wish them the best of luck for their future.

Their mission statement:

"Continuous customer satisfaction is our achievement"

And Happy Paws can vouch for this. We needed help with a small part of our anaesthetic machine, that had been totally deformed by transport.Within ONE day it was resolved. What a wonderful service from a warm, helpful family business.

We are proud to call them sponsors of Happy Paws.

Happy paws logoWe are delighted to be able to announce that Happy Paws Charity Organization has found a solution to continue the 14 years of dedicated work towards the stray dog and cat population in Malta and Gozo.

A new entity will take over the running of the organisation and the management of the Clinic.

Happy Paws Animal Clinic in Marsa, will carry on their business as usual, regarding free neutering/spaying, the general medical care of the strays, the support for the sanctuaries, the obligations towards the dog and cat Adoption scheme, Pink card and Star fund.

Happy Paws Team Cards will be available again from June 1, 2017. Existing Team Card holders are welcome to renew their expired cards for one year.

As from Monday May 29, 2017, Gareth and Sarah, our receptionists, will be taking appointments for neutering/spaying.

 

 

Donation

We thank Gabriele Ruttloff for her donation of 150 euro's for cat-spaying.download 1

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 Mariella is a feeder from Kalkara, who looks after a colony of cats with great love and care.

She also neutered the whole colony.
To show our appreciation for Mariella's dedication, Happy Paws Charity Organisation presented her today with a funky cat cafe.
Prosit Mariella, and keep up the good work!

Ms. Elaine Camilleri

download 1We thank Ms. Elaine Camilleri, a loyal regular contributor from the U.S.A, for another welcome donation of 130 USD. 

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