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Sponsor sought to help fight fatal disease

Esther Honey is seeking a generous sponsor to help them conduct blood tests on dogs. The animal welfare foundation has been overwhelmed with people wanting their dogs checked for heartworm. The CI News reported on Tuesday that as many as half the dogs on Rarotonga could be affected with the disease. Heartworm is fatal if […]

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Barking pets dog Tupapa

In Tupapa, night after night, not far past Super Brown heading to town (as well as the back road around the same area), dogs are barking continually. Generally the reason they bark so much is because one is on heat and the others probably haven’t been taken to the animal clinic to be “fixed”. And […]

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Check reveals dog health issue

The Esther Honey Foundation is urging dog owners to have their animals checked following the discovery of a heartworm in a dog that was being checked for export to New Zealand. Clinic manager Jo Taylor-Kupu said during a routine veterinary health check required for the exportation of animals to other countries, Esther Honey vets tested […]

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Two years on and what has changed?

Dogs featured again – this time as a reward and donation to Esther Honey towards saving all the maimed cats, dogs and animals around the island, saving the public at least $6 million in costs to de-sex the animal. In Australia it costs $300 per animal. This is all good news while the CIP government […]

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De-sex and care for your dogs

THE CRUELTY SHOWN to those poor dogs featured in CI News this week was appalling,” a smoke signaller says. But another thing that’s really cruel is the way some locals refuse to take their dogs to Esther Honey to be de-sexed. These dogs follow their natural doggie impulses and have puppies, and next thing you […]

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Starved dogs off to better life

Two OF the three dogs rescued by Esther Honey volunteers on Tuesday are now safe in the care of the SPCA.  The third is still being looked after at Esther Honey’s clinic at Blackrock. The dog…

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Cruelty: Starving dogs horror

Experts say the young dogs appeared not to have been fed for months. One was in such a bad condition that experts initially thought it could not be saved, but a thorough examination at Esther Honey Foundation 

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Dumping puts pressure on animal clinic

WHAT DO some people do if they want to get rid of unwanted animals and Esther Honey Foundation is not open?   They dump the creatures outside the animal welfare organization, of course. Sometimes…

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Esther Honey centre to stay in Nikao

We are most pleased with our efforts and the public support for helping us stay in Nikao. Here’s an excerpt from the Cook Island News about our progress in this area: In a joint press release by the Esther Honey Foundation and the Cook Islands Investment Corporation (CIIC) they say two alternative locations on government […]

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EHF Celebrates 20 Years of Service to the Cook Islands

Esther Honey celebrate 20 years of care

We are pleased to be featured in the Cook Islands News on their Monday, October 12, 2015 edition as we celebrate 20 years of service in the Cook Islands. Cook Islands News is quoted as saying, EHF was founded by animal advocate Cathy Sue Ragan-Anunsen following a visit to Rarotonga, when she was befriended by […]

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