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

Fundraising Hero – Lynnes coffee morning

By Samantha Green | Jun 14, 2018

Coffee and Cakes help Sri Lankan street dogs Recently our wonderful supporter Lynne hosted a coffee morning. As the weather was beautiful, she was able to host it outside. Lots of tea and cake were consumed and neighbour Finn the Labrador popped by to hoover up any crumbs that hit the floor. Lynne is a…

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Pet Expo 2018

By Samantha Green | Jun 14, 2018

Dogstars weekend in Colombo We were delighted to be invited to the first ever Lanka Pet Expo in Colombo The opening ceremony was truly special with Kandyan dancers and drummers and Dogstars Carolyn Menteith who had travelled from the UK to attend as special guest of honour cuttting the ribbon and opening the event with a passionate speech…

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Why we need a critical care fund

By Samantha Green | Jun 10, 2018

Animal Welfare is a serious business and that’s why Dogstar is run like one. For many years my husband Mark and I worked in the private sector in Rail operations , engineering and construction in the UK and Australia, we are both qualified project managers, handling multi-million pounds projects, we had to budget and forecast, deliver the highest…

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Adopting a dog in Sri Lanka

By Samantha Green | May 28, 2018

Adopting a rescue dog in Sri Lanka So you want to adopt a homeless  in Sri Lanka ? fantastic we are here to help you Both my Sri Lanka dogs Suggs and Star are rescues ( Star is pictured above )  and I cannot recommend adopting highly enough , “buying pedigree dogs in Sri Lanka…

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Yawajeewa Learning Centre – Breakfast Club

By Samantha Green | May 28, 2018

Breakfast Club Yawajeewa is a special school in Negombo for children unable to access mainstream education, a place that celebrates each and every child’s unique gifts. Some of these children come from very disadvantaged backgrounds and came to school daily with empty stomachs and did not eat until lunchtime; we knew we could change that…

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Fundraising Heroes – Quiz Night

By Samantha Green | May 27, 2018

Royal Wedding Themed Quiz Night Much fun was had at the latest Quiz night run by Fundraising Hero Angela Addison. The Royal wedding themed quiz night in Milton Keynes raised a whopping £223  Yawajeewa learning centre The quizzers have raised enough money to provide breakfast for the whole school for 44 days! Amazing! Become a…

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Privacy Policy

By Samantha Green | May 25, 2018

Privacy Policy How we respect privacy when we deal with personal information collected by our organisation   This Privacy Policy applies to information we ( Dogstar Foundation ) collect about individuals who interact with our organisation. It explains what personal information we collect and how we use it. If you have any comments or questions…

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Rescuing Animals in Disasters – 2018

By Samantha Green | May 24, 2018

Monsoon May 2018 Sri Lanka is currently experiencing heavy rains resulting in floods and landslides affecting over 68,000 people. Many pets, stray and community animals, the country has no formal preparedness or rescue plans for these animals, who are often left to fend for themselves in the chaos. If you need help evacuating your pets…

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Mission Rabies Sri Lanka 2018

By Samantha Green | May 24, 2018

Do you want to help hands on with our team ? Rabies is one of the world’s most deadly and feared diseases. Rabies is an infectious viral disease which is endemic in Sri Lanka. Once an animal or human develops symptoms, death is inevitable. But, it does not have to be this way; a rabies vaccination can…

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