Posts by Samantha Green

Inhumane Dog Population Management

Sri Lankan street puppy

I recently saw a  Facebook video of a dog population management program, it showed dogs being housed in crowded pens, vocalising from pain or fear, and horrifically a dog being lifted 4 feet off the ground by its neck using a snare pole, it should go without saying under no circumstances EVER should a dog…

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Hello from Sri Lanka

beach dog Negombo Sri Lanka sterilsied by Dogstar Foundation

A personal apology and explanation from me as to why we haven’t been in contact with you for a few months Dogstar’s office and team are all based in Negombo, which was one of the cities devastated by the Easter bombings. Although we are all physically okay, as a team, we suffered losses in our…

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Easter Sunday Terror Attacks in Sri Lanka

Our country is bleeding  This morning close to where we were working in Negombo there was a large explosion at Saint Sebastions church during Easter Mass  Within minutes there were reports of further explosions in churches and hotels in Colombo and Batticaloa, and two further explosions this afternoon in Colombo. So far eight blasts have…

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Justice for Charlie the Negombo Labrador

PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE Please help us get justice for Charlie who burnt alive in his kennel just a few miles from our head office here in Negombo Sri Lanka.On the 31st December 2018 in the middle of the night whilst Charlie was in his kennel, he was covered in kerosene and set on fire…

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සුභ නව වසරක් ( Happy New Year )

Let’s begin 2019 with a fabulous positive blog post about what can happen when people globally support a charity in a country many of you have visited briefly on holiday and some of you have never even visitedYour love, your support and your donations make miracles happen for thousands and thousands of animals for whom…

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Adrian Burder 1964 – 2018

The world of animal welfare has lost a true star, Adrian Burder Dogs Trust CEO tragically died last month after a short illness Dogs Trust announcement Adrian Burder obituary |The Times  Adrian was simply one in a million, a genuine man with a passion for animal welfare and a fierce supporter of those working hands-on with…

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The fishmarket five

Let down twice by owners, this young family were in real danger of being killed Firstly, when the owners failed to get her sterilised at one of our free clinics and then once again by heartlessly dumping her and her 4 tiny pups in a car park in the dead of night.She was terrified, left in…

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Gift Aid

Add 25% more to your donation at no cost to you. A Gift Aid declaration allows Dogstar Foundation to claim tax back on eligible donations. It means that for every £1 you donate to Dogstar Foundation we can claim back 25p, at no extra cost to you. Gift Aid declaration Charity Gift Aid Declaration* Select…

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Jigger from Jetwing Blue / Beach

Jigger Update – 1st November 2018 Great news, Jigger has been released back to Jetwing hotel. Jigger spent a few weeks at the animal hospital in Colombo after our Critical Care team rescued him after he had met with an accident back in September. After a few weeks care, his paw fully healed and he was…

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