From the Dogstar Team in Sri Lanka and local and international partners and supporters.
Goodbye Gru Yesterday Mark and I had let our beloved rescue dog Bruno aka Mr Gru go under general anaesthetic after emergency surgery for bacterial peritonitis showed irreparable damage to his stomach and other organs Mr Gru was just 3 years old, as every dog owner knows to lose a beloved family member at any…Read More
People often say to me ” I would love your job,” “It must be so nice working with animals all day.” In reality, running an animal welfare charity overseas is nothing most like people think; it’s really like running a business. My donors are my investors and shareholders, and my customers are animals, owners, and…Read More
Dogstar has DGR Status in Australia as Dogstar Foundation Down Under so any donations you make over $2 will be tax deductible. join Dogstar’s Giving Circle here, and donate a small, Australian tax-deductible amount today. Bank Transfers to Dogstar Foundation Down Under ABN 46607036279 BSB 033077 A/C 374976 Download the Giver app for…Read More
April 9th 2016 Sri Lanka is experiencing a prolonged heatwave and it’s not just people that are suffering heatstroke.Heatstroke occurs when normal body mechanisms cannot keep the body’s temperature in a safe range. Animals do not have efficient cooling systems (like humans who sweat) and get overheated easily. A dog with moderate heatstroke (body temperature…Read More
Yesterday on the way back from a spay neuter clinic we rescued a young pup we have called Rylie from the side of the road in tempurtures of nearly 40 degrees , he was totally and utterly terrified of us but so thirsty he risked coming close to drink from Marks hand. After a few minutes with…Read More