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Fundraising Hero – Lynnes coffee morning

Coffee and Cakes help Sri Lankan street dogs Recently our wonderful supporter Lynne hosted a coffee morning. As the weather was beautiful, she was able to host it outside. Lots of tea and cake were consumed and neighbour Finn the Labrador popped by to hoover up any crumbs that hit the floor.Lynne is a professional dog…

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Pet Expo 2018

Dogstars weekend in Colombo We were delighted to be invited to the first ever Lanka Pet Expo in Colombo The opening ceremony was truly special with Kandyan dancers and drummers and Dogstars Carolyn Menteith who had travelled from the UK to attend as special guest of honour cuttting the ribbon and opening the event with a passionate speech about…

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Why we need a critical care fund

Animal Welfare is a serious business and that’s why Dogstar is run like one.For many years my husband Mark and I worked in the private sector in Rail operations , engineering and construction in the UK and Australia, we are both qualified project managers, handling multi-million pounds projects, we had to budget and forecast, deliver the highest quality…

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Adopting a dog in Sri Lanka

Adopting a rescue dog in Sri Lanka So you want to adopt a homeless  in Sri Lanka ? fantastic we are here to help youBoth my Sri Lanka dogs Suggs and Star are rescues ( Star is pictured above )  and I cannot recommend adopting highly enough , “buying pedigree dogs in Sri Lanka “…

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Yawajeewa Learning Centre – Breakfast Club

yawajeewa community learning centre Negombo

Breakfast Club Yawajeewa is a special school in Negombo for children unable to access mainstream education, a place that celebrates each and every child’s unique gifts.Some of these children come from very disadvantaged backgrounds and came to school daily with empty stomachs and did not eat until lunchtime; we knew we could change that and…

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Fundraising Heroes – Quiz Night

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 fundrasing…

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Privacy Policy

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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…

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Rescuing Animals in Disasters – 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 or…

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Mission Rabies Sri Lanka 2018

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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 save…

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What does dog over population look like ?

sri lanka street dog with skin problem

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 mangeDogstars primary focus is on preventing this suffering, and our flagship program is…

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