Our Story

The street dogs of Huanchaco Peru are like most street dogs throughout South America, living day to day through a combination of luck, determination and the kindness of strangers. While the sheer number of these dogs sometimes makes it difficult to see them as individuals, there are occasions where one dog makes an impression. In our case her name was Lola…

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Want to Volunteer?

Volunteering with the Perros Project is a great opportunity not only to make a hands-on difference for the street dogs of Huanchaco but also an opportunity for you to soak up all the local culture, food, surf, and sun that the Peruvian coastline has to offer. How you can help as a volunteer…

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Want to Donate?

Your contribution will help to make hands-on help possible to the dogs of Huanchaco. The American dollar can go a long way in Peru and we pledge to put each dollar donated to good use. Every dollar you donate can help in a variety of way from providing medications & veterinary attention for the dogs to purchasing construction materials and supplies for the shelter.

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  • The Perros Project clarified in my mind some of the things that truly mean something to me: The rejuvenating power of service to others, the strength of community of like minded people, the strength we bring to each other with our similarities, differences and our passion to make this a better place.

    – Matt

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