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 »

Peanut, the pup rescued from Arugam Bay with a spinal cord injury is now walking. He will move in to foster care this week as it will help him socialize better and adapt to a home environment. Peanut will be at one of our adoption programs once his vaccinations are completed.

Responding to a call, the Embark rescued a Labrador from Ragama, that had been abandoned and left to drown. The owners had left the house due to the extreme weather conditions. Floody is receiving medical care at the hospital. If you would like to donate to Floody or any other rescued dog, please use this… Read More »

Embark Puppy Adoption Day was held in Kandy on the 14th of May. 21 pups found their forever homes at the program. The team will follow up within the week to ensure the pups are settling in well with the new families. Thank you to the Kandy City Centre for the location, fosters, volunteers and… Read More »

The Embark team periodically carries out follow up visits on pups adopted. All rescued pups are vaccinated and females, sterilized before they are re-homed. The adopters are also questioned and sign a MOU which Embark holds them to with regards to conditions of care for the puppies adopted. This time around it was amazing to… Read More »

Daisy was rescued from Thalahena with a tumor like growth under her stomach. Once tests are carried out the growth will be surgically removed. Daisy will remain at hospital until her wound is completely healed. If you would like to donate to Daisy or any other rescued dog, please use this link https://www.otarafoundation.com/donate-now or send… Read More »

The Embark Puppy Adoption program in Kandy will be held on the 14th of May at the Kandy City Centre Terrace from 10.30 am – 12.00 pm. If you are interested in adopting a pup, please visit us at the City Centre. Adopting a rescued street pup not only changes your life but also gives… Read More »

Embark Adoption Day will be held at K – Zone Ja Ela outside the ODEL store on the 7th of May from 3.00 pm – 5.00 pm. 22 healthy pups nurtured in foster care will be brought for the program and given free to good homes.

Becky was rescued by Embark near the Sri Jayawardenapura University with a broken lower jaw.  With the help of our veterinary partner, Becky was able to undergo surgery and is currently recovering at hospital. If you would like to donate to Becky or any other rescued dog please use this online linkhttps://www.otarafoundation.com/donate-now or send us… Read More »

Lassy was rescued from Thalawathugoda, her whole body was swollen and she was finding it very difficult to move about. Further tests confirmed she had filaria. Lassy underwent surgery to remove parts of the growth on her legs in addition to a course of medication. After a month of treatment the next big hurdle was… Read More »

Lucky, rescued from Rajagiriya with a severe skin condition is recovering well at hospital. With regular treatment his skin rash has healed and is no longer in pain. Lucky will be released this week to the community who have promised to care for him.