Words by Gianna Sibal
Photos courtesy of The PAWSsion Project
Not all heroes wear capes—mine are dog rescuers.
PAWSsion Project is a Bacolod-based non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing strays and finding homes for them, and a fierce advocate against animal cruelty. Founder Ms. Malou started this just last October 2018, and it was unplanned—the rescue mission came together only when fifty dogs were scheduled to be killed by gunshot at the pound. And then another rescue mission came, and another, and another. And with limited resources and manpower, for months, they pushed through with shelter management and rescue operations.
How admirable is that? This organization continuously chooses to speak for those who can’t speak for themselves, to protect those who can’t protect themselves. As a dog lover, their cause and advocacy, their successful missions have filled my heart with immense gratitude and joy.
A few weeks ago, they saved over a hundred dogs on death row in Bulacan to be brought to the shelter—a shelter that had just been opened and constructed recently, and is currently still in progress.
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Afternoons at the shelter 🐾 Construction still ongoing as we really want to provide a nice place for these dogs. After years and years of scavenging for most of them, it’s about time they experience the good life. Pledges for the construction may it be in cash or in kind are more than welcome. We also had more tire donations and 10 big water containers delivered to the shelter today! Everyday is a miracle and a story worth telling — and everyone is welcome to be part of it. ✨
PAWSsion Project is in need of donations, volunteers, and adopters.
Supplies, dog food, bowls, leashes, collars—anything you can give to help with their cause! PAWSsion Project is also currently struggling with their own rescues which is over 300 now, and they have so many pending veterinary bills, and the stress from their ongoing shelter construction. They are calling for anyone and everyone who can lend a hand—pledges in cash or in kind are needed and are more than welcome.
Their shelter at Waze Tierra Fontana 12 Waves Resort SJDM Bulacan is open for volunteers every weekend—if you have the time, go ahead and pay them a visit. Volunteers can paint the walls for the shelter and help with any other construction needed, feed the dogs, and walk and play with them. Like they said, your fingerprints don’t fade from the lives of those you touch.
Aside from donations and volunteers, hundreds of dogs is a big number, and these furry friends need forever homes! If you’re looking for a companion, adopt and don’t shop. I encourage you to open your homes to dogs that need them, and need care and love and compassion. Check out PAWSsion Project’s Instagram and Facebook for more details should you want to adopt and bring home your furry baby.
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Our fingerprints don’t fade from the lives of those we touch. Today was a happy day for @pawssionproject ❤️ For the first time, in a long time, we had so many helping many hands today! Thank you to each and everyone who put their love for the dogs in action. To everyone who donated tires, supplies, dog food, bowls, leashes and collars and most importantly, to everyone who really made an effort to see the dogs and help out. All the doge are easily adjusting well because of all the positive vibes you bring. The shelter is open daily for visitors. Community volunteering will happen every weekend and adopters and fosterers are still encouraged. Again, thank you everyone and may we all continue to work together for all of them. Adopt. Foster. Donate. Volunteer. Advocate. There’s always something we can do. To answer your queries: Location 📍 Waze Tierra Fontana 12 waves Resort SKDM Bulacan Donation Details: Donations may be made through: • Paypal firstname.lastname@example.org • BPI savings 3349032421 • Gcash 09778210271 •Go Fund Me – https://www.gofundme.com/pawssion-project?member=1217580 Thank you everyone 🐶
This organization has saved so many lives. Let’s help them as well—a little help can go a long way!
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