Why a street dog is not second best

Monday, September 15, 2014
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Bruno is a Rottweiler puppy who came into our lives a few months back when we were asked to foster him for another animal welfare organisation where he had been handed in as a stray

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Slum dogs, we care ! Working With Street Dogs In The Former War Zone

Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Earlier this week Dogstar's team traveled 380km the far north region of Jaffna. Still in the throws of being rebuilt from the aftermath of a twenty-six year civil war. This once vibrant city is now home to over 4000 roaming dogs rummaging through mountains of rubbish daily to survive.

With our in country partner NGO Tsunami Animal People Alliance , Embark and with support from Fondation Brigitte Bardot have undertaken a huge animal welfare project to sterilised and rabies vaccinate over 3500 roaming dogs in the city area

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Why you cannot shelter your way out of a dog overpopulation crisis

Monday, July 14, 2014
Tags: anuradhapura Filed in: Case studies
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As we expained in a previous blog post "Why dog overpopulation is like a leaking tap" You cannot shelter your way out of dog overpopulation issues but what happens when a shelter becomes a death camp for dogs ?

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A day of reflection

Monday, July 7, 2014
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"Only in the darkness can you see the stars."
— Martin Luther King Jr.

Nine years ago today a series of bombs on the London Underground and a London Bus killed 52 people and injured over 700 others

Many lives were changed that day including our founders Sam and Mark who worked for London Underground

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Animal Welfare , Human Welfare and why we should care about both

Sunday, June 29, 2014
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“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”
― Plato

Recently we have met a lot of self funded individuals trying to do a good job animal well to help animals here in Sri Lanka without a real support system in place, what starts out as helping one or two can quickly become ten or twenty animals . Trying to care for multiple many of whom are sick or even dying is stressful enough but when the numbers keep creeping up that stress can become suffering for the animals and the people.

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Whats better than one Dogstar team transforming animal welfare in Sri Lanka ?

Saturday, June 14, 2014
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Q: What’s better than one Dogstar Team working to transform animal welfare in Sri Lanka

A: TWO DOGSTAR TEAMS working to transform animal welfare in Sri Lanka

Dogstar is expanding so we can sterilise, vaccinate, treat and save the lives of even more animals here in Sri Lanka

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Why dog overpopulation is like a leaking tap

Friday, April 18, 2014
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If you came home from a 2 week holiday to find a tap running over a sink with the plug in and your entire house was flooded I am pretty sure your first actions would be turn off the tap and pull the plug out not grab a bucket and start to bail water or building a tank in your garden to store excess water

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The painful reality of why Dogstar Foundation needs your support

Saturday, April 12, 2014
Tags: Project Liberty Education Welfare Filed in: Case studies
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In 2014 we are expanding our services into new geographical areas and that brings us new challenges as we are faced with a fresh wave of low welfare issues and animal suffering.

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Errol | Heartbreaking news

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
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I am simply heartbroken to have to advise that Errol died overnight from a suspected snakebite

For those of who don’t know Errol’s story you can read it here

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Helping us, helping you, helping them

Thursday, March 20, 2014
Tags: Help Sterilise Street dogs Negombo Anuradhapura sigiriya Dambulla Rabies Education Filed in: Fundraising
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Please can you help this dog ?

A common request in the hundreds of emails and Facebook messages we receive every year from holidaymakers or residents that have seen animals suffering due to over population or neglect

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