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.

Sam was rescued by a kind person from Malabe, he was lying on the street with fractures on both hind legs. With the help of Embark Sam underwent surgery, during which a pin was inserted in to one leg and a splint on the other. Sam will be with us until he is able to… Read More »

Embark concluded an adoption program on the 24th of April in which 16 puppies found their forever homes. All pups are vaccinated and sterilized before they are given up for adoption. If you are interested to adopt a street pup please email [email protected]

Sri Lanka has a growing street dog population which has been estimated at between one and three million. Merely putting these dogs in shelters is not a sustainable long term solution. The space, manpower and food alone needed to maintain a shelter requires large amounts of consistent funding. It also takes the responsibility away from… Read More »

Little Molly would receive an outpouring of love each time photos of her sitting up on her hind legs with twinkling eyes and a wide smile were posted on Facebook, but what she needed more than anything was a loving home. Molly became a long-time resident at the Embark hospital, following an accident that left… Read More »

We first met Dr. Vinitha Gunawardena almost a year ago when the Embark field team visited her in rural Dehiattakandiya. We took a veterinarian to conduct medical check for the first time on her large brood of dogs and cats. In March 2016, we went back, taking her some much needed funds that were the… Read More »

We are proud to say Embark launched more concept stores at Uptown Kandy, Liberty Plaza and Cool Planet this month! Inspired by Otara’s very own street pooch trio; Niko, Bandit and Rozzy, the stores offer an extensive range of clothing and accessories for Embark fans of all ages.

Buddy is a very friendly senior dog who is receiving treatment for a severe fungal rash. We expect him to make a full recovery in about four weeks. His rescuer, Mr Wijemanne, has volunteered to pay Buddy’s boarding costs for the duration of his stay in the hospital. If you would like to help with… Read More »

Lucky was rescued from Lake road Rajagiriya howling in pain with open wounds covering her body. She had a debilitating skin condition which had completely taken away her ability to move around without pain. Lucky will be with us until her skin is better, once she is completely healed she will be returned to her… Read More »

Fireworks cause severe distress for dogs. Many owned and street dogs panic and tend to run on to the streets and get hurt or lost because of their fear of fireworks. Spare a thought for animals and consider not setting off fireworks this holiday season.

Lizzy was rescued by Annabelle from Dehiwela with a large infected wound on her stomach. She was in pain, unable to eat and was lying on the side of the road, helpless when Annabelle took the initiative to take her into a vet hospital. She was hospitalized for a month so her wounds would heal… Read More »

 We recently followed up on Thursday now known as Toffee. She was brought to Embark with a skin condition and spent over a month healing. Once she had fully recovered she was vaccinated and sterilized. Before Thursday had an opportunity to go to adoption day, Jason who saw her adopted her. She now lives with… Read More »