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

Justice for Charlie the Negombo Labrador

By Samantha Green | Jan 4, 2019

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…

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සුභ නව වසරක් ( Happy New Year )

By Samantha Green | Jan 2, 2019

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 visited Your love, your support and your donations make miracles happen for thousands and thousands of animals for…

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Adrian Burder 1964 – 2018

By Samantha Green | Nov 21, 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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Wedding

A wedding with a Gift of Love….

By Tamsin Webb | Nov 14, 2018

On this special day…… Huge congratulations goes to Dogstar supporters Smita and Michael on their wedding day! On the 29th September 2018, whilst the sun was shining down, Smita and Michael were married. Instead of gifts for their wedding Smita and Michael asked guests to give gifts of love to one of their chosen charities which Dogstar was…

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Ros

Fundraising Heroes – Ros Kilimanjaro Challenge

By Tamsin Webb | Nov 13, 2018

Inspiring and Incredible…… Our amazing supporter Ros decided to take on the huge challange to climb Kilimanjiro and raised an incredible amount just close to £2,000 for the street dogs in Sri Lanka. Last year Ros came to Sri Lanka on a cycling holiday and through a friend had heard about Dogstar. Before heading off…

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The fishmarket five

By Samantha Green | Nov 10, 2018

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…

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Gift Aid

By Samantha Green | Nov 1, 2018

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. What is Gift Aid ? Gift Aid does…

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Dogstar’s 12th Birthday – The Great Birthday Walk

By Tamsin Webb | Oct 4, 2018

Over 100 street dog skin treatments raised! 100 skin treatments will really make a difference to a lot of dogs – Thank you! 28th September was Dogstar’s 12th Birthday, to celebrate we asked our supporters to get involved in the first ever Dog Walk for Dogstar!! Many dogs and their humans took part in a…

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Jigger from Jetwing Blue / Beach

By Samantha Green | Sep 24, 2018

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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