in a video presentation of our shop in Santa Venera/Hamrun.
Happy Paws and Bitcoin – you can help abandoned animals in Malta.
Happy Paws Charity Organisation is the first NGO in Malta that accepts donations in Bitcoin. More and more people are using Bitcoin as a way of payment so we made it possible to donate in this new currency. We are very grateful for every donation because it lets us offer free neutering for strays which helps to decrease the amount of abandoned animals on the streets in Malta. All donations will be used to treat animals in need.
What is Bitcoin?
Bitcoin is a type of digital currency, also referred to as crypto currency. They are stored on a virtual wallet making it easier to store and transport your money when compared to carrying a physical wallet with cash and/or cards. Your Bitcoin wallet has a unique address made up of numbers and letters (similar to an IBAN number) which allows you to safely share publicly to send and receive Bitcoin. Bitcoin allows worldwide transactions on a decentralised platform at lower costs when compared to traditional transactions. Visit BitMalta for more information on Bitcoin and Blockchain.
Why every kind of donation is so important for Happy Paws?
Happy Paws is a non-profit organization which depends on donations and private treatments to help the local animal community. We have a group of volunteers who are running our two Charity Shops in Marsaskala and in Santa Venera/Hamrun. Because of the generous donors, and the hard work of our volunteers, we have managed to neuter roughly 15,000 strays and have treated over 50,000 animals, both private and stray, since we opened in 2008. To continue helping your pets and keep giving a better life to stray animals, we need regular donations. We also understand that to achieve our vision of ensuring that each animal has a home cannot be realized by just one organization and this is why we work closely and offer significant discounts to local animal sanctuaries, shelters, feeders and fosters. Every Bitcoin donation will be spent on treatment for those animals without a home.
Not Just for Strays
Happy Paws helps all kind of household animals by offering competitively priced veterinary services for private owners. For those on social benefits Happy Paws offers special discounts where medication is offered at cost price as well as a significant discount on the veterinary fee.
Just in the last month we managed to:
Don’t have Bitcoins but still want to help?
We understand that Bitcoin is a new currency which not everyone may have. We also accept donations via bank transfer, PayPal or SMS. You can also support our charity by using our clinic or donating your unwanted items which are in good condition.
Please welcome our new students from Royal Veterinary College in London. Alexandra Shiels (right) and Charlotte Plowman (left) are very helpful from day one. We are wishing them an effective practice with us and a nice time in Malta.
We have just neutered 1000 stray cats this year! Half of them could be females. It means that we saved the island from 9000 abandoned kittens in 2018!
We have a great collection of Christmas decorations in our shops.
And Ho Ho Ho..... Santa Claus was already spotted checking out our shops for quality presents. He was very impressed by the Malta Playing Arts. They are sets of playing cards with a twist. Each single card features a unique piece of art from a local artist, and each one has some sort of connection to Maltese history or culture.
We have a new dog adoption today which brings the total up to 228.
The newest dog is named Daisy. It is a 8 year old white Poodle Cross. Owner's name is Marika Dingli. Adopted from AAA.
The dog's name is Laika. She is a 2 year old brown Chow Chow. Owner's name is Kurt Vassallo. Adopted from AAA.
We have an exciting opportunity for a part time position of a Veterinary Nurse:
The duties of the veterinary nurse will be:
Assisting with the surgeries.
Preparing animals for the surgery.
Cleaning the exam rooms, dental room, theaters.
Preparing the exam rooms for the visits.
Assisting the veterinary surgeon during the visit
Pricing up the surgeries in the system.
Data management such as x-rays, medicine stock levels, etc.
Registering clients in BeeFree system.
Booking appointments for the surgeries.
Ordering medication and medical equipment.
Data management such as invoices, microchips, blood test results, etc.
Picking up the phones and answering client's questions.
Managing Happy Paws Facebook inbox.
If you care about animals, enjoy working in a team environment, are dynamic, eager to develop your career and are looking for a challenging job, this is the spot for you.