From the Dogstar Team in Sri Lanka and local and international partners and supporters.
Not a day goes by that every single person in animal welfare globally does not receive heart felt , desperate pleas for help and the awful and brutal reality is that we cannot help every animal Please can I ask that if you do reach out to a welfare group you respect their answer, if…Read More
We talk a lot about the problems of uncared for street dogs in Sri Lanka, we talk about the animal welfare issues facing owned dogs that are permanently chained and kennelled but there is a another group of dogs here that can suffer pretty much in plain sight, breed / pedigree dogs. I have a breed…Read More
Forgotten felines There are many welfare issues facing Sri Lanka cats. Sri Lankan cat welfare and overpopulation is often a more hidden problem than with dogs but they suffer just as much and unwanted kittens just like this fragile girl are often strayed on the road at just weeks old or dumped near hotels/ guesthouses.Read More
Last month we sterilised our 10000th Sri Lankan animal, a stunning achievement that has a huge impact on animal welfare but running a successful sterilisation campaign that makes a lasting difference is not just about the total of animals. 10,000th Animal SterilisedRead More
Recently we have met a lot of self-funded individuals trying to help animals here in Sri Lanka without a real support system in place. What starts out as helping one or two can quickly become ten or twenty animals. Trying to care for multiple animals, many of whom are sick or even dying, is…Read More
“Animal care professionals are some of the most pain-saturated people I have ever worked with. The very thing that makes them great at their work, their empathy and dedication and love for animals, makes them vulnerable.” “Success stories are not always possible. This is often due to medical reasons, behavioral issues, or most tragically for…Read More
The program was carefully mapped, planned and calculated. It was wildly ambitious and encompassed many kilometres of territory all with the hope of saving street dogs. We had a single mission: Vaccinate as many dogs as possible and record their data. Dogstar Foundation is Committed to Saving Street Dogs. For 18 days, 12 dedicated and…Read More