Tag: animal welfare

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… Read More

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… Read More

Transforming animal welfare in Sri Lanka

transforming animal welfare

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… Read More

Ceva Animal Welfare Awards 2017 – Finalists

animal welfare awards

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… Read More

Support Sunshine

support sunshine

☀  Support Sunshine – She needs your to help get her fur back ☀ Sunshine was found crying in the middle of the road near our office, she has literally been ripping her skin off as she has both… Read More

Animal Welfare Sri Lanka

Animal Welfare Sri Lanka

Canine animal welfare issues here in Sri Lanka are not as simple as “street dog bad owned dog good”

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… Read More

How dog population management works

dog population

Humane dog population management works, its not a overnight solution and it relies on the dogs we sterilise and vaccinate do a lot of the work

Project Liberty

Owned dogs in Sri Lanka can face just as many welfare issues as street dogs . Many are permanently chained or kenneled often without access to water. Poorly socialised and rarely handled they can develop aggressive behaviour to the point that owners cannot even approach them