Caesar is a Doberman who was found wandering the streets of Panadura with a tumor like growth under his tail. Ms De Silva, who spotted him, decided to take him in temporarily and get him the help he needed. Caesar was hospitalised and underwent surgery to remove the tumor which was benign. He is an… Read More »

The heavy rains that caused severe flooding on the 15th of May left many displaced and without homes. Lives were lost, people and animals were stranded without shelter. While army personnel worked on rescuing the people, Embark joined a hands with veterinarians and other welfare groups to rescue animals that had been left behind in… Read More »

There were smiles all around as Embark set a new adoption record this month. Three Adoption Days were held in Ja Ela, Kandy and Colombo. A total of 62 lucky puppies were placed in loving homes. The Embark field team tirelessly followed up on each of the pups to ensure they were settling in well… Read More »

The Embark Puppy Adoption Day in Colombo will be held on the 26th of June at the ODEL Alexandra Place Car Park from 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm. All pups brought to the program are rescues off the streets, they have been looked after in foster care, vaccinated, female pups are sterilised and socialised. They… Read More »

The Embark team, along with a veterinarian from Best Care Animal Hospital, carried out a number of treatments and vaccinations in response to requests received from caring citizens. The team plans to continue this program weekly.

Luca, who was rescued with a badly injured hind leg and tail from Ragama in May, went back to his community last week. Luca was brought to our veterinarian, where he immediately underwent surgery to amputate leg and tail, as they could not be saved. He made a speedy recovery, quickly adjusting to life on… Read More »

The Puppy Adoption Day was held on the 11th of June at the Embark store in Galle. 13 rescued street pooches, all vaccinated and sterilised found their forever homes at the program. The next adoption program will be in Colombo on the 26th of June at the ODEL Aexandra Place Car Park at 2.30pm.

Lucky was brought by Embark to Colombo from Kandy in the hope of finding a solution for her damaged lower jaw.  She was a victim of an explosive called ‘Hakkapatas’ left to kill or maim wild boar.  She survived the accident but found it very hard to swallow her food. A kind family fed her,… Read More »

Floody, was rescued during the heavy storms and floods we experienced in May. His family had abandoned their home and left him behind locked in a cage. Frank, who had seen Floody’s appeal for a home contacted us a few weeks later and on the 11th Saturday, he went to his forever home in Galle.… Read More »

Missy Elliot, rescued in February 2016 was abandoned on the streets after being used for breeding. She had a severe skin condition and a complication in her gait. After months of treatment, Missy turned out to be a beautiful dog. And Dulan who had seen her on the first day was ready to adopt her.… Read More »

Terry was rescued by Dr Nilanthi from Rathmalana, had open, sore wounds on her side. Someone who wanted her out of the neighbourhood had heartlessly poured boiling water on her. Terry was lucky to have been saved and is currently receiving treatment for her burns. If you would like to donate to Terry or any… Read More »

Embark will be at #33 lighthouse street, Galle on the 11th of June from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. All pups brought for the program are rescues who have been in foster care. The pups have been vaccinated, female pups sterilised and socialised during their brief stay at the foster home. If you would like… Read More »

Caesar, a Doberman, was rescued by Ms De Silva from Panadura, abandoned on the streets. He had a tumor like growth under his tail. Ms De Silva found Caesar to be extremely loving and friendly but she is unable to care for him permanently. Caesar was hospitalised and underwent surgery to remove the tumor, which… Read More »

Sri Lanka experienced a torrential downpour on the 15th of May, which left many parts of the country adversely affected: houses destroyed, lives lost and people and animals stranded. While the army personnel worked on rescuing the people, Embark, Best Care Animal Hospital and a few other rescue organizations worked on saving the lives of… Read More »

The Embark puppy adoption day will be held on the 29th of May from 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm at ODEL Alexandra Place Car Park. All pups are vaccinated and sterilised before they are given up for adoption. If you are interested in adopting a street pup, please email [email protected]

Hopper was a regular at the Ambepussa Rest House. Each evening as the shadows lengthened she would appear, silently, like a shadow herself. She would accept her dinner and gulp it down before running off to hide again. She was brought to our attention when a caring passer by spotted her and quickly realised from… Read More »

We celebrated our adopted street pooches this Sinhala and Tamil New Year, with an Embark Avurudu photo Competition. Entrants were asked to send in photos of how they spend the holidays with their pooch. We enjoyed sorting through several entries that featured smiling pooches taking part in the celebrations with their families. Here are a… Read More »

Sri Lanka has warm weather year round but the past two months have brought intense heat like never before. Pet owners should take extra care of their dogs on hot days. Remember to make sure your dog plenty of shade and clean drinking water at all times. Walking dogs before 7am or after 7pm is… Read More »

Otara’s Sinhala and Tamil New Year celebrations included rescuing little Peanut. He had been attacked by a leopard and suffered a damaged his spinal cord. He was being cared for by army officers in Arugam Bay but without access to adequate veterinary care, they were unable to repair the damage. He came all the way… Read More »

Lassy was rescued from the Keells Super in Thalawathugoda. Her entire body was inflamed and causing severe discomfort. She could only walk very slowly and with much pain. Once in the hospital, tests confirmed she had filaria that had progressed into elephantiasis. Lassy went into surgery to remove some of the growths and she was… Read More »