2024 Clinics and Fundraising Events
Snipsisters Puerto Escondido Chapter, aims to continue offering free spay/neuter clinics on a monthly basis-depending on the funds we raise! As always, 100% of donations go to the surgeries, our costs are 350 pesos per surgery and that covers the fee we pay to our trusted and respected Vet Dr. Ruben and our surgical supplies. We have no administration fees nor do we have employees. We are a small grassroots foundation run by wonderful caring Volunteers.
Our upcoming Annual Fundraiser in Puerto Escondido is February 18, 2024 4:30-10pm.
“A Taste of Jamaica” at Fya Rasta located at Camino a Carrizalillo
Tickets are 500pesos which includes dinner,(veggie option available) a sweet treat and a beverage plus live music and a chance to win our fantastic door prize. To purchase tickets, please WhatsApp a message to either of these numbers: Karen Gerbasi 1 403 493 4120, or Jocelyn Palmer 954 559 2284 or Susan Allison at 954 540 9484
Snipsisters Main Chapter will be raffling off some fantastic Gift Baskets in Calgary, Canada throughout the year to raise funds for clinics in Cuatunalco and the many surrounding villages in need! These will be posted on Snipsisters FB Page and Instagram!
2023 Clinics & Fundraising Events
Clinics have already been underway since January!
January Total Snips: 227 & February Total Snips: 256, March Clinic to Start on the 25th!
VERY BIG BIG NEWS!!! PETA LATINO graciously donated funds for our team to treat several cases of TVT in the community of Chila. TVT is a highly infectious cancer, tumors are visible usually near the genitals but some dogs get infected on their face, chest or other areas. TVT can be very successfully treated with the drug Vincristine, which is given via IV, once per week to patients, the number of weekly treatments range from 2-4 depending on the progression. We are so grateful to PETA for this incredibly generous donation. Snipsisters is so grateful to Dr. Edgar who is administering the Vincristine. Our gratitude goes to Gaby Sanchez who brings the dogs to and from the location in Chila to receive the treatments.
FUNDRAISING IN PUERTO ESCONDIDO
Karen and Jocelyn were busy prepping for the Feb 20th event “Night at the Brewery” organizing and preparing all that is required to pull off an event like this. AND A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU TO GUDRUN HARDES & DEB RANKIN for securing many fantastic Silent and Live Auction Items.
FUNDRAISING IN CALGARY
Stay tuned on FB and INSTAGRAM for the Very Popular Gift Baskets and Boxes that are raffled off every few months! All funds raised go to the clinics in and around the Huatulco area of Oaxaca.
From January 2022-December 2022, The Puerto Escondido Chapter snipped 2107 dogs & cats, in and around communities near Puerto Escondido, including the community of Cuatanalco-which is near Huatulco.
GRAND TOTAL FOR 2022: 2107!!!
Again, we are delighted to continue working with Dr. Ruben!
BUSY BUSY BUSY! SNIPPING SNIPPING SNIPPING!
From June- December 2020, The Puerto Escondido Chapter snipped 497 dogs & cats. In 2021 they snipped 1538 in and around communities near Puerto Escondido, including the community of Cuatanalco-which is near Huatulco.
GRAND TOTAL FOR 2020-2021: 2035!!!
We are incredibly pleased to announce that we have been working with Dr. Ruben Rocha MVZ, a very well respected, highly qualified Veterinarian from Mexico City.
Susan Allison-Snipsister’s PE Team Lead, works endlessly scheduling, organizing and running all these clinics with her core team of volunteers, Yasmine Othman, Mariela Lopez, Bere de La Paz, Gabriela Zarate Sanchez, Emily Draws, & Usha Boise. What an incredible team!
The Snipsister Puerto Escondido Team held very successful free spay/neuter clinics, one in July where a total of 271 dogs/cats were snipped in two days and the other in November, where a total of 204 dogs/cats were snipped in two days. Additional surgeries in December ended 2019 with a grand total of 539 snips for the year by the PE Team, an incredible success right out of the gate!