Blog

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

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…

Read More
Dogstar Foundation Logo

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…

Read More

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…

Read More
saving street dogs

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…

Read More
sri lanka street dog with skin problem

What does dog over population look like ?

By Samantha Green | May 15, 2018

It might not be what you think Images like this are pretty confronting; they are typical of an area where there are more dogs that guardians and resources, dogs are sick, injured and dying from vaccine-preventable diseases and even common conditions such as mange Dogstars primary focus is on preventing this suffering, and our flagship program…

Read More

Rescuing 6 puppies from a storm drain

By Samantha Green | May 12, 2018

tiny puppies left for dead While I like to remain positive and I do believe that the majority of global animal suffering is caused by thoughtlessness and lack of emotional empathy now and then something comes along that simply chills me to the bone, an act so thoroughly deliberate and wicked that there is and can…

Read More

Whats better than one rescue dog ? two rescue dogs !

By Samantha Green | May 11, 2018

Meet Star The Sri Lanka puppy who joined Mark, Suggs and I last month as a foster dog and stayed to complete our family. Star was around 5-6 weeks old when a young girl brought her to a clinic we were running on the beach at Negombo. Like so many unwanted puppies Star had been…

Read More

Fundraising Hero – Sally-Anne runs the London Marathon

By Samantha Green | Apr 22, 2018

Fundraising Hero Sally Anne Good Luck to the amazing Sally-Anne R Bedford who is running in the London Marathon today for Dogstar Sally-Anne ran 400 miles in training with her rescue dog Teddy ( he did 350 ! ) and today she is running in a blue tutu with stars on and a pair of fluffy…

Read More

Beach survey

By Samantha Green | Apr 8, 2018

Welfare results you can see This photo was taken during a 6.30 am walk on Negombo beach opposite our office, all the dogs we saw were already sterilized and in good health. Since 2015 we have sterilized over 6000 dogs in the city of Negombo and 5000 in neighboring Katana around the International airport, preventing…

Read More