An orphan foal survived, thanks to quick thinking and a surrogate mother!

An orphan foal survived, thanks to quick thinking and a surrogate mother!

You may think you’ve heard about every way American Fondouk saves animal lives. But you haven’t heard anything yet! A desperate owner brought his pregnant horse to American Fondouk because he didn’t know how to help her give birth. No problem! Every morning, there’s a line of worried owners and hurting animals at our gates. […]

Abandoned in a filthy canal, we rushed in to save Amine!

Abandoned in a filthy canal, we rushed in to save Amine!

Amine was one little donkey in a whole lot of trouble. He was left alone to die in an abandoned canal filled with rubbish and mud. We really don’t want to think about what would have happened if we didn’t get the emergency call. Thank goodness, we did. And thank goodness because our supporters keep […]

American Fondouk Newsletter/Volume 1/Issue 1/Summer 2020

American Fondouk Newsletter/Volume 1/Issue 1/Summer 2020

As coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread – claiming the lives of vulnerable people and extending its reach across the globe – the American Fondouk remains a refuge of help and hope. We are working day and night to ensure that our lifesaving care is still available to the donkeys, mules, and horses who carry on […]

Hamza had just one hope for survival.

Hamza had just one hope for survival.

When Hamza first came to American Fondouk, you could see the white cannon bone of his left hindlimb. Dirty and surrounded by dead tissue, this was the kind of wound that can end the ability to walk – and so to live – in the unforgiving terrain of Morocco. Hamza – a bright, alert, and […]

Without a doubt, seeing an animal in pain is heartbreaking.

Without a doubt, seeing an animal in pain is heartbreaking.

But, for the American Fondouk staff pictured here, transporting a mare who suffered a traumatic head injury was also very dangerous! Our staff has the proper equipment and training to keep themselves safe as they work with animals in distress because of our loyal supporters. With the type of neurologic injury this large mare had, […]