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Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives

by Dharamsala Animal Rescue
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Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
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Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
Help Street Dogs in Dharamsala and Save Lives
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Hey all!

If you do the following two things:

VOTE for DAR's photo in the Global Giving Photo Contest here http://www.globalgiving.org/poll/vote/?pollOptionId=767 where we can win $1000 and gain exposure to more supporters

AND donate 20$ on Global Giving to DAR here https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/dharamsala-animal-rescue/

YOU will be a potential winner for a FREE luxurious weekend trip in Park City, Utah in your own private two bedroom condo for two nights compliments of SKI Magazine and Resorts West (www.resortswest.com). This is perfect for a romantic getaway OR can comfortably sleep up to six if you prefer to have a fun reunion with a bunch of friends!

 

The winner has one year to use the trip (before September 15, 2015...black out dates apply: Presidents week, MLK, and Christmas through New Year's).

The contest ends on August 29th!

Thanks for your support and good luck!!!

PS.. attached are some photos of where you could be vacationing this year.

Park City Mountain
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Meet the Methas
Meet the Methas

Dear supporters of Dharamsala Animal Rescue, 

We cannot thank you enough for making our Donor Matching Day such a sucess! We were hoping to raise $10,000 and we hit our mark!! This will now get us through 2 more months of our work. I know we ask a lot of you, time and time again, but if it were not for all of you, we could not continue this work that is so important to all of us, and especially to Dharamsala's animals and the Dharamsala community. 

Today, I would like to talk about a few other folks that live locally in Dharamsala and spend their time helping the animals on the ground. These folks cannot donate a lot of money, but their time and efforts help make our work and the lives of animals a thousand times better!! 

First, meet the  Mehta family who are considered the "dog guardian angels" to the dogs in Civil Lines area of Dharamsala. Everyday Mr and Mrs Mehta, along with their daughter, feed around 16 stray dogs using 70kg of flour each month. They told us that they don't even like to go away on vacations as there will be no one to feed the dogs, and they would worry a pup might get sick. Our staff was so impressed with the selfless generosity and love this family pours out for these creatures day after day. If you ever see them in the Dharamsala Civil Lines area,let them know that their contribution to our community is appreciated. No one has asked them to do this; they do it out of the kindness of their own hearts... 

Next, meet Marie. She lives besides the Dalai Lama's temple and has personally taken in 5 stray dogs. The dark brown dog in the bottom right hand corner of this photo has only one front leg and would never have survived on the street. It really does take the efforts of all of us working together to make a difference. We don't want these dogs to just survive... we want them to thrive!!! And people like Marie are actively working to make that a reality!

Lastly, Meet Christa. Long before DAR even existed this incredible woman has been protecting the animals of Dharamsala! She is originally from Germany, and has lived in Mcleod Ganj for many years. Christa never leaves her house without dog food and feeds all the hungry strays she sees around town (and the many surrounding towns as well!!) When dogs are sick she personally treats them, and if they need surgery or specialized treatment beyond what she can provide she gets them to a vet immediately. She has rescued at least 8 dogs and built a monsoon shelter for them at her home so they can stay dry and healthy even during the heaviest of mountain rains. One of her adopted dogs is paralysed so Christa has constructed a wheel chair enabling the dog to get exercise and fresh air. This is a photo of her with her newest adoptee... a little pup from Bodgaya that she rescued after it's leg was amputated. Christa is not only a dear friend of DAR, but also a great inspiration. She is truly an example of compassion in action!!!

As you can see, the community of Dharamsala appreciates your donations and kindess at the utmost level. 

To see more of what is happening on the ground, please join our Facebook Page here: 

https://www.facebook.com/DharamsalaAnimalRescue 

If you would like to contribute to our cause, please go to this link here. If you can consider becoming a monthly donor, even for just $10 per month, this will help give us at DAR a huge sigh of relief to know we have montly money coming in to pay for our montly costs of about $5000 per month. 

http://www.globalgiving.org/projects/dharamsala-animal-rescue/

 

As always, thank you for your ongoing support. With SO MUCH Gratitude. 

Meet Marie
Meet Marie
Meet Christa
Meet Christa

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DAR employee Munna getting a BIG thankyou!
DAR employee Munna getting a BIG thankyou!

Dear Dharamsala Animal Rescue Supporters, 

May 7th, starting at 9:00am Eastern Standard Time, Global Giving will be having a Bonus Day for all of their partners. 

We are asking all of our friends in America to give donations between $10 and $1000. Global Giving will then MATCH 30% of each donation until $75,000 is given away. We know from past experience that the money goes FAST!!! So please be generous and give early. We are hoping to make $5000 which would cover the costs of our clinic and mobile clinic for two entire months!!!!! 

Each month, we care for approximately 60 animals per month. We spay/neuter/vaccinate dogs, treat animals for skin disease, broken bones, malnutrition, dehydration, and wounds. 

Please donate on May 7th to help DAR continue our work! 

 

With Gratitude, 

DAR Founder with Giacommo
DAR Founder with Giacommo
Dr. Massey with Max
Dr. Massey with Max

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Jack learning to hike after his amputation!
Jack learning to hike after his amputation!

Namaste friends!

First off I want to thank everyone so much for making out 2013 so successful and a BIG thank you to all of the folks at VMware who graciously and generously used their gift cards to support our efforts!! 

Since our clinic opened we have spay and neutered approximately 50 dogs, found homes for 6, treated several animals for mange, successfully amputated a leg from one puppy (see photo of happy Jack below) and cared for multiple animals with sicknesses and wounds, included electrocuted monkeys, a sheep bit by a wolf, and cows with leeches! It is never a dull moment at DAR. 

Our next big project coming up this month is a collaborative effort with a wondeful NGO called Tong-Len, who provides education for children and food for those living in a slum area of Dharamsala called Charan. In this tent city lives 150 dogs that have not been vaccinated for rabies since 2006. As this is a huge health risk to the community of Charan, DAR is partnering with The Department of Animal Husbandry to run a vaccination camp the 3rd week of this month and then to follow up with a spay/neuter program. 

DAR hopes to have more collaborative projects like this in 2014 to continue to improve the welfare of the community for animals and people. 

For those of you who want to follow our work more closely, please "like" us on Facebook. 

https://www.facebook.com/DharamsalaAnimalRescue

Thank you again for your continued support. If you have an specific questions, please feel free to email me at DARescue@gmail.com

With Gratitude, 

Simba, recovering from being hit by a car
Simba, recovering from being hit by a car
At our first Adoption event!
At our first Adoption event!
Children at Charan Slum
Children at Charan Slum
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Malnourished puppy who lost her mom
Malnourished puppy who lost her mom

Dear DAR supporters, 

We have great news for you!!!. We just opened our new clinic in a vilage called Rakkur in Dharamsala. It is in a beautiful and peaceful location and we could not be happier. 

Currently, we have about 12 animals there for a variety of reasons; malnourished puppies, dogs who have been hit by cars with broken bones, skin disease, and of course a few of our patients that are now healthy and ready for adoption!! 

We are still running our Mobile Clinic project as well and have treated over 100 cases in the past two months. Everything kind of case you can imagine. Our staff has hiked to help injured sheep owned by local Gaddi herders, saved a baby calf after a car hit her, and vaccinated and treated many local pets and strays dogs. 

We could not have done any of this with out your assistance and ongoing support and donation. 

For our end of the year compaign, we are hoping to raise $20,000 that will keep our clinic running for 5 months. Bascially, we just need 1000 people to donate $20 each. This can easily be accomplished by letting your animal loving friends know of our project either on Facebook, in a email, or by starting a Fundraising campaign yourself on GlobalGiving. (for information on how to start your own campaign go HERE scroll down to the orange donate button and click on the icon below that says "fundraiser.")

Thank you in advance for your help with our goal and have a wonderful holiday season. 

PS: enjoy the photos of our cute patients attached : ) 

Puppy found on the street with a broken leg
Puppy found on the street with a broken leg
Dog with mange happy to see us!
Dog with mange happy to see us!
Gaddi herder's goat with a fracture
Gaddi herder's goat with a fracture
Baby calf recovering with our volunteer vets!
Baby calf recovering with our volunteer vets!
More hungry pups with no mom
More hungry pups with no mom
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Dharamsala Animal Rescue

Location: North Kingstown, RI - USA
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Deb Jarrett
North Kingstown, Rhode Island United States

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