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Adopt a Mutt






If you can’t decide between a Shepherd, a Setter or a Poodle, get them all… adopt a mutt! Animal Aware in Antigua …




Animals Have Rights Too…






I have developed a deep respect for animals. I consider them fellow living creatures with certain rights that should not be violated …




Underneath a Holy Week Float in La Antigua Guatemala






So much mumble jumble to present the underneath view of a Holy Week float in one of the villages of La Antigua Guatemala. Andas (floats) are not only the affair of cucuruchos, women also participate; and sometimes even chuchos (street dogs) get involved in the penitent act of carrying the heavy float! 😉







The Last Fashion Statement: The Chucho






Believe it or not, I read recently in an article in the New York Times (printed edition, so no link) that the latest fashion statement in the U.S. was to adopt Latin American street dogs, commonly known here as “los chuchos”. Well, maybe this should be the type of Guatemalan adoptions that should make the headlines. There is an abundance of chuchos or street dogs available for adoption in La Antigua Guatemala and throughout Guatemala.