Two Dogstar veterinarians performing a surgical procedure in Dogstar's cat clinic.

Veterinary professionals

Join our veterinary team at Dogstar Foundation

Are you a Sri Lankan veterinarian looking to kickstart your career or deepen your animal welfare and surgery expertise? Dogstar Foundation, an international animal welfare NGO, seeks passionate and dedicated veterinary professionals for our pre-intern and post-intern positions.

Based in Negombo, we offer a unique opportunity to contribute to our evidence-based dog and cat population management programmes in Gampaha District, adhering to the highest international welfare and veterinary surgery standards.


Why choose Dogstar Foundation?

  • World-class training: We offer a comprehensive training journey, gaining hands-on experience in high-welfare surgical techniques, , to ensure the highest level of care for our animals.
  • Continual professional development: We are committed to your growth, offering continuous CPD opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge in the ever-evolving field of veterinary medicine.
  • Anaesthesia and analgesia management: Learn Total Intravenous Anaesthesia (TIVA), Gas Anaesthesia and Multimodal Pain Management under the guidance of our senior vets.
  • High Welfare Setting: Our ethos centres on high welfare standards. You’ll be part of a team that not only values the health and well-being of every animal, but also ensures a compassionate and ethical approach to veterinary care.


What we’re looking for:

  • Team players with strong interpersonal skills. Collaboration, respect and communication are key at Dogstar. We value individuals who can work seamlessly with our diverse team, contributing positively to our collective goals.


Benefits of working with us:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package: including CPD and visiting international specialists.
  • Uniform provided:  t-shirt, scrubs and scrub cap.
  • Accommodation: free accommodation is provided.


Join us in setting new benchmarks in animal welfare and veterinary excellence. Apply today and be a part of a team that’s making a real difference in the lives of animals and people in Sri Lanka.

To apply: Send your CV and an email detailing the position you are applying for and why you believe you are a perfect fit for Dogstar Foundation to

We look forward to hearing from you!