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Latest Press Releases

Dharamsala Animal Rescue Announces 2 New Partnerships,
and One Street Dog Adoption Goes Viral!

Dharamsala, April 13th, 2022Dharamsala Animal Rescue (DAR) is making headway in their mission to end the human/street dog conflict in India. New partnerships with Worldwide Veterinary Services and Pedigree India are increasing mass spay/neuter efforts and amplifying the need for local adoption. In addition to these victories, a Canadian couple who adopted a DAR rescue dog posted a video on Instagram showing the arrival of their new pet, and the post went viral! Read more..

Dharamsala Animal Rescue Launches a Bold Campaign
Skip a Latte – Save a Life

Starting Tomorrow November 30th, Double Your Donation

San Francisco – Monday Nov. 29th – Holiday season is the biggest spending time of the year. It is also when charities hope to raise  up to 30% of annual donations. 2021 is no exception. To stand out from the crowd, Dharamsala Animal Rescue (DAR) is launching the Skip the Latte – Save a Life campaign tomorrow on Giving Tuesday, November 30.  It showcases how what we spend on holiday gifts and daily expenses can make a big difference in the lives of animals and humans in rural India…

10-Day Vaccination Camp Scheduled for WORLD RABIES DAY


Dharamsala, September 21, 2021 – As “Himachal Pradesh emerges as champion of vaccination campaign”, says PM Narendra Modi in regard to Covid vaccination, let’s see if it can also be the leader in rabies vaccination. Starting next week, Dharamsala Animal Rescue (DAR) will hold its annual mass rabies vaccination camp beginning on World Rabies Day, September 28, for 10 days

DHARAMSALA ANIMAL RESCUE Launches a National Campaign

“Feeding is a crucial part of reducing stray dog population”

Dharamsala, September 1, 2021 – Following the recent statement by the Delhi High Court on July 1, 2021, stating “Community dogs have the right to food and citizens have the right to feed community dogs”, Dharamsala Animal Rescue (DAR) is launching a national marketing campaign today. The core of DAR’s campaign is a short film showing how feeding the dogs eliminates emigration, increases welfare, and eases catching for sterilisation. In addition, the film gives important information to stray animal feeders who are facing harassment and aggression everyday

Dharamsala Animal Rescue Reacts to The CDC Ban on Dogs

And unseen COVID-19 impact on MILLIONS OF STREET DOGS in India

San Francisco, June 16, 2021 – With the new announcement of the CDC ban of dogs from India, starting July 14th, because of the concern of rabies in the United States, the human/street dog conflict in India will only continue to escalate. During the second wave in India, one of incomprehensible devastation to humans, not only impacted people, but in addition dozens of millions of street dogs. This issue is one of the unseen negative impacts of Covid-19 on the country, including risk of human rabies deaths

Celebrate summertime with the launch of the Dharma Dog Shop

From Dharamsala Animal Rescue

San Francisco, California, June 11th, 2021 – Now more than ever, people are conscious of their power as consumers. Shopping is about more than just meeting a need, it’s also an opportunity to support a cause. That’s why Dharamsala Animal Rescue (DAR) decided to launch the DHARMA DOG online shop where all profits go to help thousands of dogs living on the streets in Dharamsala, India…