Sam came to us from a mechanic’s garage where one of his legs was crushed under a heavy vehicle. He had to undergo surgery to have his damaged leg amputated. Sam is currently receiving physiotherapy and adjusting to walking on three legs. We expect him to be ready for adoption in a few months’ time.
Little Trip, was rescued from Nuwara Eliya last week with a deep gash around his neck. It appeared that a rubber band had been slipped on to his neck when he was very small and as he grew the rubber band became tighter and started to cut into his neck. The result was a raw,… Read More »
In July, the Kothalawela Defence University requested Embark to assist in a CNVR programme to sterilise and vaccinate the dogs on the University premises. Embark together with Dr Roshan Fernandopulle of FOURPAWS Animal Hospital, Kochchikade and a handful of volunteers carried out the programme on the 1st of July. The total 25 sterilisations and 30… Read More »
Nisali was rescued from the Kohuwela Cemetery in June. She is the resident dog, who had a deformed hind leg. She had developed a wound on the leg and needed treatment. Nisali was released back to the cemetery last week. Thank you to Aruni for informing us about Nisali and contributing to her medical costs.… Read More »
We first heard about Betsy from Kasun, who had spotted her on the road and taken her home last week. Upon examination at the vet hospital, they discovered she was pregnant! She also had a pelvic fracture. She gave birth to five healthy puppies last weekend under observation at the hospital. She is a dog… Read More »
The Embark Puppy Adoption Day was held on the 6th of August at the Kandy City Centre. 15 pups found their forever homes. All pups are rescues, who are in foster care, they are vaccinated and females also sterilised before being given free to kind homes. Our next programme will be on the 28th of… Read More »
20 lucky little puppies found forever homes at the Adoption Day held on the 31st of July. In the coming week the field team will check on the pups with a follow up phone call and then ensure they have settled in at their new homes with a home visit within the month. All pups… Read More »
Duke was rescued from Mount Lavinia in May with a severe skin condition. He had no fur on the body and was not the happiest dog on the beach. With continuous treatment, Duke, changed to become a beautiful dog. He is super friendly, vaccinated and is looking for a home to call his own. Please… Read More »
Little Trip, was rescued from Nuwara eliya last week with an open gash around his neck. A rubber band had cut in to his neck. He is currently receiving treatment for the wound and is recovering well at the hospital. If you would like to donate towards his recovery, please visit www.otarafoundation.com/donate-now.
4 of the 6 students working towards the Duke of Edinburgh Award from the British School in Colombo, visited the hospital on the 22nd of June to meet the doggy patients and learn more about Embark’s rescue and treatment programme for street dogs. They got hands on experience administering treatment to 2 pups and participating… Read More »
Terry was rescued by Dr Nilanthi from Moratuwa, who was on her way to work at the Colombo General Hospital. She noticed one of the young dog’s legs was wounded and raw. He was brought to the hospital where closer inspection proved someone had poured boiling water on him, which had resulted in a painful… Read More »
Honey came to us from Eheliyagoda with painful tumors covering his entire body. His carers, unable to afford his ongoing treatment, turned to Embark for assistance. Unfortunately, owing to his age, Honey cannot undergo surgery. He is receiving treatment from our veterinary partner Best Care Animal Hospital. If you would like to help make Honey… Read More »
Aranayake, a Divisional Secretariat of the Kegalle District was devastated by a landslide caused by heavy rains and a slow moving tropical cyclone in May this year. The disaster claimed the lives of nearly one hundred and fifty people and left several others homeless. Embark, with financial support from Fondation Brigitte Bardot, conducted a sterilisation… Read More »
Lucky was the victim of a vicious attack that shattered her jaw and left her unable to close her mouth. The cruel trick is employed by farmers in rural areas to prevent animals from destroying crops. A potent explosive, known as a ‘hakkapatas’, is hidden in food that is likely to be stumbled upon by… Read More »
Remember Missy Elliot, who was given her name by visiting British artiste, Joss Stone? Missy was receiving treatment in our hospital for a severe skin condition and weak back legs, since she was rescued in February 2016. This month, Missy who had transformed into a beautiful dog was adopted by Dulan, who had been following… Read More »
The next Embark Adult Dog Adoption Day is scheduled for the 17th of July (Sunday) from 2.30 pm – 5.00 pm at the ODEL Alexandra Place car park. Several of our rescued adult dogs will be coming for the programme hoping to find loving families to call their own. Please call us on 777740129 for… Read More »