Posts by Samantha Green

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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It pays to spay

We run Sri Lanka’s largest charity spay neuter program But why?Because thousands of unwanted puppies are born every single day here and there are nowhere near enough good homesBecause often those puppies are dumped on the roadside at just a few weeks old Because some owners chain or kennel 24/7 and for many dogs living on…

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It’s not all happy endings

Sleep tight gentle puss Roxy our volunteer vet nurse found a badly injured cat on the beach a few days ago , he wasn’t one of the beach cats we know so we guessed he was either lost or had been dumped as there was a cardboard box next to himSadly Orange Billy passed away…

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Mission Rabies at 5

Mission Rabies is five years old Since its launch in September 2013 Mission Rabies has vaccinated over a million animals against Rabies and provided education to over 2 million people The Dogstar team are proud to have been working with the amazing staff at Mission Rabies since 2014 Not only here in Sri Lanka but…

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Fundraising Heroes – Hannahs Tough Mudder

Tough Mudder for Dogstar On 17th June Dogstar supporter Hannah Dewhurst took part in the Scottish Tough Mudder and raised an amazing £225 for Dogstar.  Tough Mudder is a gruelling 10 miles of mud with 20 crazy obstacles, on the day the weather conditions were far from easy with heavy rain and lightening due the course organisers turned off…

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Amazon Wishlist 2018

Amazon wishlist Although our main work is delivering free spay-neuter programs we are regularly asked by the general public, tourists and other welfare groups to help street dogs like Harry Dogstar that need prolonged veterinary care often for weeks /months at a time.  We want to give these dogs the best chance of recovery, and many…

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Harry Dogstar

If you saw a dog like this in the UK it would make the national news sadly here in Sri Lanka, it’s just another dog that we can’t turn away fromMy heart literally sank when I opened my whatsapp to see photos of him from one of our community team. I named him Harry (…

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