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How To Help The Animals Affected By The Taal Eruption

As Alert Level 4 remains raised over the Taal Volcano, animals are also in need of shelter, food, and care

While life has returned to normal for most people in the metro, residents of surrounding areas of the Taal still remain displaced from their homes and find themselves in various evacuation centers across Batangas, Laguna, Cavite, and Quezon. With the Taal Volcano still on Alert Level 4, a hazardous eruption is still imminent, which means we can’t become complacent. As donations pour in to help the affected residents, the animals living in the area and those evacuated from the towns mustn’t be forgotten.


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If you’re looking to help the animals affected by the Taal eruption, donate to or volunteer with animal welfare groups like the Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS). PAWS is still in need of chicken feed, hog feed, grass or hay, fresh drinking water, food and snacks for volunteers, and N95 masks. They are also in need of SOLOSITE Wound Gel to treat horses with burns.


They may be sent to the addresses below:


PAWS Animal Rehabilitation Center (PARC)

Aurora Blvd. Katipunan Valley,

Loyola Heights, Quezon City,


Lipa City Vet / PAWS Horses

DAR 4A Compound (Behind SM City Lipa)

A. Tanco Drive Brgy Marauoy, Lipa City


Office of the Batangas Provincial Veterinarian

Diversion Road, Bolbok, Batangas City

PVO Batangas Hotlines:

0948-037-8123 / 043- 740-8538


For more information, visit PAWS’ website.

You can also contact the following private shelters, kennels, and fosters around Cavite, Quezon, and Batangas to send donations. (Contact information c/o ABS-CBN Foundation.)


Wagging Tails Rehab and Sanctuary

For companion animals

146 Halfway St., Munting Ilog, Silang, Cavite

Look for Cynthia Ballenas


Sto. Tomas Shelter

For companion animals

Contact 0936 041 0436


Candelaria, Quezon Shelter

For cows, horses, carabaos, ducks, goats, chickens

Contact 0933 854 2459

Look for Marlon Oteyza

*Capacity: 10 heads of horses, 10 heads of cows, and 10 heads of goats but need support on food. If no food support, 5 heads only. Waze Candelaria Cemetery, then contact Marlon. Needs 4x4 vehicle.


Pam Alimagno

Amadeo, Cavite — for cows, horses, carabaos, ducks, goats, chickens

Tuy, Batangas — for cows, horses, carabaos

Contact 0917 508 0606


Marlon Manlangit

For cows, horses, carabaos

Brgy. Masir Norte, Candelaria, Quezon Province

Contact 0933 854 2459


Aileen Villareal

For cows, horses, carabaos, goats, chickens, ducks

Brgy. Tabangao Ambulong, Batangas City

Contact 0926 260 7186


Bobbie 

For dogs, cats, goats, chicken, birds

Sitio Sibukawan, Brgy. Tumalim, Nasugbu, Batangas

Contact 0999 449 1282 / Look for Judith

*Current status: 80 dogs, more than 10 poultry


Edsel Pagkaliwagan

97 Brgy. Kabulusan, Magallanes, Cavite

Contact 09117 117 7717

*Current status: 140+ dogs


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Lead photo by Aaron Favila, AP Photo via ABS-CBN News