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Prejudice Undermines Animal Welfare

Prejudice Undermines Animal Welfare

An open letter on how prejudice undermines animal welfare. Over the last few days, we have posted some pretty emotional content highlighting the genuine issues of backyard breeding and dog poisonings here in Sri Lanka. While these posts show some of the challenges that animal welfare groups in Sri Lanka face, it’s vital that in

Backyard Dog Breeding – Another Victim

backyard dog breeding

Mark and I are deeply saddened to see yet another “pedigree’ dog die here in Sri Lanka. Anna passed away due to the greed associated with backyard dog breeding, and the absurd idea that “pedigree” dogs are superior in any way to our beautiful Sri Lankan dogs. This beautiful girl was rescued by Embark from

Suggs: A Victim of Backyard Breeding

Meet Suggs: A victim of backyard breeding and the newest member of our family. Another victim of the increasing  “pedigree” backyard breeding/puppy farming industry here in Sri Lanka. Mike (as his breeders called him), was rescued by Animal SOS Sri Lanka (ASOS). He weighed just 17 kilos and was dangerously sick from life-threatening blood parasites

Goodbye Anna

goodbye anna

Anna passed away this morning just after the sun came up with Mark and I sitting on her bed with her. It was very peaceful, her mind left overnight whilst I slept on the sofa with her and her worn out and frail body followed a few hours later. Goodbye Anna.