From the Dogstar Team in Sri Lanka and local and international partners and supporters.
As we explained in a previous blog post “Why dog overpopulation is like a leaking tap”, you cannot shelter your way out of street dog overpopulation issues. But what happens when a shelter becomes a death camp for dogs?Read More
What does dog overpopulation have to do with a leaking tap? If you came home from a 2 week holiday to find a tap running over a sink with the plug in and your entire house was flooded I am pretty sure your first actions would be to turn off the tap and pull the…Read More
I am simply heartbroken to have to post that Errol died overnight from a suspected snakebite For those of who don’t know Errol’s story you can read it here Errol was amazingly special, he recovered physically and mentally from being cruelly treated and dumped by his previous owners. His heart was as big as a bucket and…Read More
Please can you help this dog ? A common request in the hundreds of emails and Facebook messages we receive every year from holidaymakers or residents that have seen animals suffering due to over population or neglect The majority of requests from residents come from the capital or surrounding beach areas where there are a…Read More
Owned dogs in Sri Lanka can face just as many welfare issues as street dogs . Many are permanently chained or kenneled often without access to water. Poorly socialised and rarely handled they can develop aggressive behaviour to the point that owners cannot even approach themRead More
A recent article via The Guardian says that charities like Dogstar Foundation that avoid traditional images of extreme poverty/neglect in favour of a more positive campaign which shows the results the charities work receive far less donations and support than charities that show negative imagery and shocking imagesRead More