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Centro de Rescate Guayabillas

Bosque Protector Guayabillas, Ibarra, Ecuador
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Ranked #2 of 5 Attractions in Ibarra
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

As a retired professor of zoology, I was interested in volunteering at the Guayabillas Rescue Center where I spent 3 weeks in January 2014. I was privileged to work with Oscar and the dedicated and limited team who, with very little means and only the sporadic assistance of volunteers like myself, manage and care for the facility. In carrying out... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Located within city perimeter, this animal treatment center has a huge reason for being - to rescue, protect and treat animals at risk. However, the apparent difficulty in raising funding and volunteers make it less attractive to the visitors center.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

My boyfriend and I volunteered at the Rescue Center for a couple of weeks spring 2011. As far as I understood, there was/is not much help to get from the Government and there are very few funds supporting Animal Rescue in Eduador even though the need for it is huge. But there is absolutely no doubt that the families behind... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

I had tears welling up in my eyes at the sight of a pair of lions in a concrete pit about the size of an Olympic size swimming pool; there was a sad looking condor in a cage no taller than 12 feet; a couple of wildcats in a pitifully small enclosure... How dare they call this a Rescue Center... More

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