On June 1st Juntos participated in a Hurricane Preparedness Fair that was held on the Malecon in Esperanza. Letty Gonzalez, our humane education teacher prepared a game that featured “Pet Emergency Bags”. From a board of items, the kids had to choose what to include in their bag for their particular pet. We also handed […]
Juntos merchandise is a great way to support our programming! Shirts, bags, wine glasses and other fun things are available at the following local shops: Funky Beehive, Vieques Gifts, Abe’s Snorkeling, Buen Provecho and Tienda Verde. 100% of the sale’s price goes to help fund our continuing community work.
Juntos in collaboration with Humane Society International and The Humane Society of the United States I doubt there is an animal welfare organization in the world that would not agree that education is key when it comes to creating sustainable progress and that it is the children who are the game changers. Juntos is so […]
Continuing with our community outreach work, Juntos in conjunction with REDES, the department of family services once again visited Lucila Franco. And once again Dra. Andrea Kaufman along with her assistant Cris Velazquez offered their services. Cats, dogs, horses and even a goat were evaluated by the veterinarian who administered free vaccines and worm medicine. […]
As part of our mission to promote the humane treatment of animals through community participation, this week JUNTOS Vieques Inc., visited the Lucila Franco Community in Vieques. Along with REDES social worker Mayra Rivera, humane educator Adora Negron, and veterinarian Andrea Kaufman, JUNTOS launched the first Preventive Pet Health Clinic, of what promises to be […]
After participating in different summer camps in Vieques since 2013, last year JUNTOS created their own camp. The JUNTOS Cool Cats Summer Camp returned this year with a total of 28 campers mostly from the Lucila Franco Community. Campers where provided T’shirts, reusable water bottles and towels, plus daily nutritious and compassionate snacks and lunches […]
The children of the Lucila Franco Community in Vieques received an orientation about dog bite prevention and first aid care after a bite. With lots of enthusiasm they helped each other demostrate how to properly care for a wound. Also, they prepared their own first aid kit. This activity is one of many that have […]
On Thursday May 12, JUNTOS brought together various animal welfare and environmental groups for the First Animal Fair in Vieques. Adults and children alike had the chance to receive valuable information from all these groups in one place. From pet nutrition to endangered animals, experts promoted their cause by educating with live demonstrations, food preparation, […]