Blog

From the Dogstar Team in Sri Lanka and local and international partners and supporters.

The sun sets on our first week back delivering field work 

By Samantha Green | May 11, 2019

Our local community have been very responsive and pleased to see the team back, we feel the 2 weeks break we took as a mark of respect after the Easter Sunday attacks was the right thing to do.

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Easter Sunday Terror Attacks in Sri Lanka

By Samantha Green | Apr 21, 2019

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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Berry’s – 9 week update

By Tamsin Webb | Apr 17, 2019

Berry 9 weeks go….. When we found Berry on the streets, she was in a world of pain with her skin as hard as stone and pieces flaking off, she was emaciated, her hips and ribs were protruding and it was clear she needed extensive treatment to ensure her survival. You can read all about…

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Critical Care – Anthony

By Tamsin Webb | Apr 16, 2019

Last week our team picked up another Critic Care case, this sweet and loving boy we named Anthony. Anthony was found with a deep wound on his head and was admitted to the animal hospital for further tests. We do not know how this happened, but suspect it was an act by a cruel human.…

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Critical Care – Rexy

By Tamsin Webb | Apr 16, 2019

On 25th March 2019, our team picked up this adorable street dog we have named Rexy. Rexy was taken to our clinic, examined and found to have a suspected bladder hernia and was admitted to the animal hospital for further testing and possible surgery. At the clinic whilst waiting to be transported to the animal…

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Critical Care – Bobbie

By Tamsin Webb | Apr 16, 2019

On 30th March our team came across this 3 month old puppy we named Bobbie. Bobbie was lying by the side of the road, barely breathing, emaciated and on inspection looked to have a broken jaw. Bobbie was transferred immediately to the animal hospital in Colombo to start treatment and was diagnosed to have a…

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Berry’s Amazing transformation in just 5 weeks

By Tamsin Webb | Mar 14, 2019

Berry 5 weeks go….. When we found Berry on the streets, she was in a world of pain with her skin as hard as stone and pieces flaking off, she was emaciated, her hips and ribs were protruding and it was clear she needed extensive treatment to ensure her survival. You may recall when we…

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International Women’s day 2019

By Tamsin Webb | Mar 8, 2019

This International Women’s Day we celebrate and share our founder and CEO Samantha Green’s incredible story. If you have been following Dogstar since 2006 you will know that Sam’s chance meeting with a dog called Mango lead to the creation of Dogstar Foundation. Sam’s vision and commitment has improved and continues to improve the lives…

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How you can support Dogstar in 2019

By Tamsin Webb | Feb 13, 2019

As a supporter of Dogstar, there are so many different ways you can help even if you are unable to make a financial contribution. Here are just a few ideas from hundreds of  ways you can get involved and help the street dogs in Sri Lanka. We’d love to welcome you to the team and become…

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