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Your kindness can transform the life of a suffering Taiwan stray

The ACT team work tirelessly to rescue suffering animals around the clock, get them the emergency medical treatment they need, provide them with quality care, and find them the very best loving homes—just like we did for Baboon, here, found at the side of a quiet mountain road in a terrible condition.

And it’s only possible thanks to the kindness of people like you who give what you can to ensure this vital work can continue, day in, day out, 365 days a year. Please help the next stray like Baboon get the lifesaving help they need and deserve.

Every penny makes a difference

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You may be a suffering Taiwan stray's only hope

Round-the-clock Animal Rescue

ACT is the only registered charity performing animal rescue in northern Taiwan around the clock—and often in very difficult situations. As a result, we save the lives of animals who had almost no hope and give them the best life we can. Because the bulk of our expenses are in Taiwan, we are able to make funds go a lot further and help more animals in distress, meaning ACT is a great animal charity to donate to if you want your donation to make as much a difference as possible.

When a stray dog is hit by a car, an injured monkey is trapped in a tree, or a puppy is stuck in a drain, ACT goes to the rescue. If a kitten is heard crying from inside a wall down a filthy back alley, or a malnourished amputee like Mary here needs emergency treatment, ACT won’t give up until they are rescued and receiving the best veterinary care available—no matter what situation or hour of day or night.

How we found Mary and her pups on Xmas Eve

Transforming Animals' Lives

The majority of the dogs that ACT rescues are maimed by poachers’ illegal leg-hold traps and wire snares. As a result, we probably care for the largest number of amputee dogs in the world: currently 64. After they recover from surgery, our rehoming team endeavours to find loving homes for all the adoptable dogs and cats. However, not all rescued strays are adoptable, so ACT also provides lifelong, quality sanctuary care when needed. Always, we consider each dog, cat, or wild animal as an important individual, which means we do the very best we can for each and every one who passes through our care.

Mary was spotted by a kind passerby struggling to walk at the side of a fast mountain road, clearly suffering and in desperate need of kindness. We couldn’t leave her and her young family there, so we headed out on the five-hour round trip to transform the skinny mum’s life. And we could only do that because people like you give to see that happen. Please keep these rescues happening in 2023.

Safe in the arms of the vet

What Your Kindness Can Do For Strays Like Mary and Her Babies

Naturally, when you give to any charity, you want to see what difference your donation will make. And there are so many good things your kindness can make happen for the animals that ACT rescues. For instance:

£5 vaccinates a recently rescued dog or cat against ten life-threatening diseases—that’s just US$6 / CA$8 / €6 / AU$9 / NT$200

£10 feeds a rescued dog or cat super-healthy raw food for a month—that’s just US$12 / CA$16 / €12 / AU$17 / NT$400

£25 pays for two weeks of life-saving oral medicine for a sick animal—that’s just US$31 / CA$39 / €29 / AU$43 / NT$900

£50 covers half a day’s costs for our team to rescue a stray or wild animal in distress—that’s just US$62 / CA$79 / €58 / AU$89 / NT$1,800

£75 sponsors the basic monthly care for a dog or cat at one of our sanctuaries—that’s just US$94 / CA$118 / €87 / AU$130 / NT$2,750

£100 ensures a sick or injured animal gets vital blood tests and x-rays—that’s just US$125 / CA$157 / €116 / AU$173 / NT$3,700

£250 to £1,000 means an injured dog or cat can undergo life-saving surgery—that’s just US$312 – $624 / CA$393 – $786  / €291 – €582 / AU$433 – $866 / NT$9,200 – $18,400

Safe in our care and her belly full of nutritious raw food, mary can relax as she nurses her babies in comfort and safety

Yes!  Suffering animals like Mary must get the urgent treatment they need, and I want to donate to help make this happen.

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Every penny makes a difference

Your kindness can transform a life

The ACT team works tirelessly around the clock to rescue suffering animals in Taiwan and get them the emergency medical treatment they need—just like we did for Mary here, found struggling to walk at the side of a busy mountain road on Xmas Eve. The frail stray has lost both front feet to wire snares, is seriously undernourished, and—incredibly—is nursing six newborn puppies. Their home is a rubbish pile inside a derelict brick shed.

We can only save dogs like Mary and her puppies with the kindness of people like you who give what you can to ensure ACT is there for the suffering strays of Taiwan, day in, day out, 365 days a year—even including Xmas.

Please think of dogs like Mary and her puppies this giving season. Your kindness can literally transform a life.

Susan Arnold

May 21, 2024

Amount Donated
£10

Rosemary Caolo

May 21, 2024

Thank you for all that you do

Amount Donated
$10.00

Matt Wlazlo

May 17, 2024

Keep up the good work

Amount Donated
NT$1,000.00

Moyra Forrester

May 13, 2024

I pray you can help beautiful Ollie

Amount Donated
£15

Julie Keaton

May 10, 2024

Did you save the black dog in your ad. The one with a chewed off foot?

Amount Donated
£25

Anonymous

May 10, 2024

Amount Donated
£20

Anonymous

May 10, 2024

Amount Donated
£5

Marilyn Nicholson

May 10, 2024

Please 🙏 help this poor dog, or put it towards any other animal that needs help. Sorry it's not a great amount, but it helps.

Amount Donated
£10

Anonymous

May 10, 2024

Amount Donated
$35.00

Martine Michelle

May 10, 2024

Thank YOU for all you do!

Amount Donated
$50.00

Anonymous

May 10, 2024

Amount Donated
£6

Jennifer Nixon-Rennie

May 10, 2024

Amount Donated
£25

Kind words from ACT's volunteers & donors

What some great animal people say about ACT

<center>Dr. Jane Goodall DBE</center>
Dr. Jane Goodall DBEWorld-renowned Primatologist, Environmentalist, Animal Rights Activist, and UN Messenger of Peace
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"You are doing such an amazing job.
I am so proud of you."
<center>Dr. Brian May CBE</center>
Dr. Brian May CBEQueen Guitar Legend, Founder of Save Me Trust, and Prominent Campaigner for Animal Rights
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"I take my hat off to you
for achieving so much for animals."
<center>Todd Henderson</center>
Todd HendersonAssociate Producer of 'Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan', Independent Filmmaker, Writer, Director, Producer
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"I’ve met extraordinary people in the dog world over the years but what you and Judy and the team do is like nothing else! Flat out some of the most remarkable people I’ve met . . . The way they rescue stray dogs . . . was deserving of a TV show!"
Jill Robinson MBE
Jill Robinson MBEFounder and CEO, of Animals Asia Foundation
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"I follow your rescues that seem almost impossible to achieve and shudder to think where those wretched dogs would be now without you and your team. 24/7 you do this - no words for how loved and respected you are."
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