Emergency Vet Care for Street Dogs in Costa Rica

by The Community Action Alliance Vetted since 2013 Site Visit Verified


Dedicated volunteers are saving lives with your donations for emergency veterinary care for the street dogs of San Ramon, Costa Rica. Check out our Before and After photos and help us change the world...for one dog at a time.

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There are roughly a million streets dog in Costa Rica, a country the size of West Virginia. Those in need of emergency veterinary care receive no assistance unless dedicated volunteers have the funding needed to provide medical treatment.


A healthy dog is a desirable pet, and we have a 100% adoption rate for those dogs that survive (a small percentage do not). Our local rescue groups are no-kill and place all rescued dogs - and their litters, if applicable - in foster homes while awaiting adoption.

Long-Term Impact

All dogs receiving emergency veterinary treatment are also spayed or neutered through our companion program before being adopted. reducing both the current and the future population of street dogs.


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Organization Information

The Community Action Alliance

Location: San Ramon, Alajuela - Costa Rica
Website: http:/​/​www.actionalliancecr.com
Facebook: Facebook Page
Project Leader:
Michele Gawenka
San Ramon, Alajuela Costa Rica

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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