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Find out more about our prevention, education and treatment programmes.

This little community of changemakers - of people like you - are making a big impact.

Constantly on the hunt for their next meal, regularly at risk of disease and often going their entire lives without any veterinary care, shelter or positive human contact - the life of a street dog in Sri Lanka isn’t an easy one. 

Their populations grow quickly. And when there are more dogs than guardians, even easy to treat conditions can spiral out of control. 

With your unwavering support, we’re on the ground, responding to animals in need and paving the way for a Sri Lanka free of animal suffering. 

A Dogstar vet operates on a golden dog.


Our mobile spaying/neutering and vaccination clinics prevent disease, suffering and unwanted pups.

Our 100% Sri Lankan veterinary team have brought their world-class expertise directly to the streets and communities of Negombo. Thanks to you, we’re currently at 44,000 sterilisations and counting and have delivered over 63,000 rabies vaccines with Mission Rabies as their country partner. 

Children gather around a table whilst a Dogstar team member shows them a safety poster.


Education is the most powerful tool for long term change. Children are the future of animal welfare and that's why you’ll often find us in schools developing the next generation of Dogstars. 

Our education programmes prepare children to take on responsibility for the animals on their streets. From bite prevention to understanding basic needs, we teach compassion and turn it into action.

Two Dogstar team members squat beside a dog to administer a skin treatment.


Worms, ticks, mites, mange. Thousands of street dogs in Sri Lanka are suffering from parasites and painful skin conditions. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Our expert veterinary teams are passionate about delivering on-the-spot treatment that gives dogs both their hair and their lives back. It’s all thanks to you - not all heroes wear capes