After more than a decade of outstanding service, Dr. Gigi Kay is retiring from her position as director of the American Fondouk. Read about her legacy and join us in welcoming our new director, Ahmed Khairoun, in this edition of Compassion.
The generous gifts from our donors is providing medical care for working animals in North Africa … helping their owners to survive. And now, you can see it for yourself — through a simple but deeply gratifying 3-minute video. I think you’ll love this brief and personal “walking tour” of our veterinary care center in Morocco. […]
Exactly one year to the day after Covid’s arrival in Morocco, I couldn’t help but look back in amazement.The frontiers closed with a bang that day. Police seemed to come out of the woodwork in numbers, setting up roadblocks every 300 yards and fiercely enforcing the nation’s airtight lockdown.
When you truly love all animals as we do, you can’t stand to see even one in pain. As an animal lover yourself, you know in your heart they can feel physical pain. Emotional pain. And suffer like any of us. But nothing is more visceral than the pain of chronic hunger. That’s what Simo […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]