Posts Tagged ‘dog population management’

It pays to spay

We run Sri Lanka’s largest charity spay neuter program But why?Because thousands of unwanted puppies are born every single day here and there are nowhere near enough good homesBecause often those puppies are dumped on the roadside at just a few weeks old Because some owners chain or kennel 24/7 and for many dogs living on…

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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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Beach survey

Welfare results you can see This photo was taken during a 6.30 am walk on Negombo beach opposite our office, all the dogs we saw were already sterilized and in good health.Since 2015 we have sterilized over 6000 dogs in the city of Negombo and 5000 in neighboring Katana around the International airport, preventing the…

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How dog population management works

dog population control

and why human intolerance is its worst enemy The numbers of dogs that can live in an area are governed by a number of things, such as, the carrying capacity, available food, water, shelter and human tolerance. If you take away food, water and shelter, you can easily see how a dog’s welfare is impacted.…

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