You don’t need to be an adult to make a difference in the world, as proven by one incredible young boy from the Philippines. An 11-year-old named Ken started his own animal shelter, the Happy Animals Club, when he was just eight, and he’s since received support from around the world.

Ken’s saved many animals, but some stand out more than others. These are some of his group’s biggest success stories!

11-year-old Ken started his own no-kill animal shelter, the Happy Animals Club, when he was just eight years old. Thanks to donations from around the world, he’s been able to help a number of animals.

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For example, this dog named Hyena was scared, starving and suffering from mange when she came to Ken…

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…but now she looks like a brand new dog!

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Ken doesn’t just rescue dogs, though. This cat named Ceiling was flea-ridden and hungry when he joined the Happy Animals Club. 

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After Ken cleaned, fed, and loved him, however, Ceiling looked and felt 150% better!

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Maybe most miraculously, a few years ago, Ken found and took in a group of abandoned puppies. They were in such bad health that he didn’t expect them all to survive…

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Ken got the puppies medication, cleaned them up, fed them, and named each of them after a famous scientist. One year later, they’re doing great! Here’s the excitable pup Bohr, named after Niels Bohr:

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This is Einstein, who seems to be recreating his namesake’s most famous photograph!

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Here’s Newton, the calm and collected one of the bunch.

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Pascal, or “Baby Pascal” to the shelter workers, is the smallest of the group and is named for polymath Blaise Pascal!

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Planck, named for physicist Max Planck, is the only girl in the whole group.

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Last but not least is Tesla, named for inventor Nikola Tesla, who’s a bit rambunctious and can sneakily escape of most of the shelter’s cages!

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Ken is a real miracle worker, and it’s all the more remarkable given how young he is! To learn more about the Happy Animals Club, visit their website.

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