Posts Tagged ‘animal welfare’

Justice for Charlie the Negombo Labrador

PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE Please help us get justice for Charlie who burnt alive in his kennel just a few miles from our head office here in Negombo Sri Lanka.On the 31st December 2018 in the middle of the night whilst Charlie was in his kennel, he was covered in kerosene and set on fire…

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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 our…

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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…

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Hope not hate

hope not hate

  The tragic events at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester a few weeks ago and in London at the weekend have given Mark cause for much reflection. The tragic loss of life, the physical and mental injuries inflicted on those who survived, who lost loved ones or attended the aftermath will remain for years…

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Ceva Animal Welfare Awards 2017 – Finalists

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Dogstar are delighted to announce we have been shortlisted as finalists for the Ceva Animal Welfare Charity Team of the Year 2017 Our Sri Lankan field team work tirelessly daily, for their commitment to animal welfare to be internationally recognised is a huge honour for us all.

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July 7 – Ten Years On

July 7

Ten years ago today a series of bombs on the London Underground and a London Bus killed 52 people. Over 700 others were injured. Many lives were changed that day, including Mark and I, who worked for London Undergrounds then privatised engineering department. 

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