Posts Tagged ‘sri lanka’

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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Saving Street dogs – 18 days, 12 people, 4563 dogs….

saving street dogs

The program was carefully mapped, planned and calculated. It was wildly ambitious and encompassed many kilometres of territory all with the hope of saving street dogs. We had a single mission: Vaccinate as many dogs as possible and record their data. Dogstar Foundation is Committed to Saving Street Dogs. For 18 days, 12 dedicated and…

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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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