Mission: Founded in 2013, Defensa is a Federal and Puerto Rico Accredited Non Profit Animal Rescue Organization. Our EIN is 660811657. We communicate daily via DefensaRincon@gmail.com – we do not have a shelter or take in animals except for horses. We help people to rescue street animals in Puerto Rico via our Open Rescue Program. Along with Rincon's Pintos R Us Trail Rides, Defensa runs Hope4Horses, A program for rescuing, rehabilitating, funding and placing in forever Sanctuary homes more horses in need in Puerto Rico.
Results: Hundreds of homeless animals are helped yearly by Defensa. We share our exact numbers at the beginning of each month. On our blog DefensaRincon.org/OurNumbers and on our Facebook/DefensaRincon page
Target demographics: Rescue and Help unowned animals in Puerto Rico - Dogs, Cats & Horses mostly but we have helped cows and pigs too. If someone can use our programs we will not turn away an animal in need.
Direct beneficiaries per year: Hundreds of homeless and sick or neglected animals in Puerto Rico
Geographic areas served: Animal Rescue - Unowned Animals - The Street Animals of Puerto Rico
Programs: Hope4Horses, Open Rescue, Free Horse Class, TNR Cats Trap & Release