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The English vet saving Sri Lanka’s street dogs

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22 January 2017 Last updated at 00:17 GMT

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A vet has left behind her home in England to care for Sri Lanka’s street dogs.

Janey Lowes from Barnard Castle, County Durham, has spent the past two years caring for the neglected animals.

There are about three million street dogs on the island – about 60% of puppies born on the street do not survive to adulthood.

The 28-year-old set up charity WECare Worldwide to raise money to buy the equipment needed to treat the animals and to set up her own clinic in Talalla.

You can see more on this story on Inside Out on BBC One at 19:30 GMT on Monday.


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