The mass CNVR programme being conducted in Dambulla, in Sri Lanka’s Central Province, officially drew to a close on the 29th of February. It was launched in September 2015, following the completion of Project Sigiriya. The six month programme consisted of 47 clinic days during which, 3077 vaccinations were administered and 2102 sterilisations were completed.… Read More »

Embark headed down to Galle for the first time this Valentine’s Day to share some puppy love on the South Coast of Sri Lanka. Crowds were gathering at the Embark Store at 33, Lighthouse Street well before the event began. Everyone was hoping to cuddle or even catch a glimpse of the nine adorable rescue… Read More »

Pint size Roy came to us with a hernia and broken foreleg that were the result of an accident. His injuries called for multiple surgeries but being a spunky little pup at heart, he quickly bounced back on three legs. We were delighted when a little girl who came to our Colombo Adoption Day in… Read More »

This month we had a very special visitor, who was none other than Joss Stone! She visited Sri Lanka to hold two performances, the proceeds of which were donated to Embark for the benefit of Sri Lanka’s street dogs. She also took the time to meet our latest rescue, who she named Missy Elliot after… Read More »

Embark marked World Spay Day 2016 with an awareness campaign that ran throughout the week leading up to February 23rd. The campaign outlined the importance of sterilisation in a country with a growing street dog population that has been estimated at between one and three million. The practice of sterilisation is not embraced by the… Read More »

Golfie was rescued from the Colombo Golf Club following an accident with a train. She has a spinal cord compression and a broken tail which has made it difficult for her to walk. She is currently receiving physiotherapy and we hope with time she will be able to walk on her own. If you would… Read More »

Roy came to us with a hernia and a badly injured leg. There was no way to save little Roy’s leg which had to be amputated. However Roy made as much effort as the doctors to get back up on his remaining three legs after surgery, and he quickly adjusted to his new life. Nayomi… Read More »

Kelly was rescued last month with a small cancerous growth on her mammary gland. After further testing and treatment it was decided that Kelly needed surgery to remove the growth. Following surgery doctors found that Kelly had no other growth and the tumor was removed successfully. Kelly went home last week to the community that… Read More »

Embark Negombo Adoption day was held on 12th March 2016. 13 out of 16 pups including Paddy one of our older dogs found their forever homes at the event. Embark does follow-up calls and visits within a week to ensure the dogs and their families are settling into each other’s lives well. Thank you to… Read More »

18 puppies found their forever homes at the Embark Colombo puppy adoption day on the 28th of February. The star of the adoption day was little Roy – our three legged pup.  We are grateful to all those who adopted a street pooch and gave them a 2nd chance to enjoy the good life. Our… Read More »

Phase VI of the Dambulla CNVR programme came to an end on the 29th of February. This program is funded by the Brigitte Bardot Foundation, partnered by TAPA Sri Lanka and the Dambulla Municipal Council. 97 sterilisations and 125 vaccinations were completed in Phase VI of the programme.

 Winter was rescued by a kind family from Flower road with an injury on her leg. They boarded her at at the hospital at their own expense and supported her treatment until she recovered. The family requested our help to find a good home for her. At our last adoption programme Winter found her forever… Read More »

The team went on follow up visits recently and brought back some happy pictures and wonderful stories.  All pups were adopted at the Ward Place adoption day in January were looked after so well by their families. Chanula Weerasinghe – Adopted Blacky , Madushan Priyankara – Adopted Bulto

Embark returns to Ja Ela K-Zone this February for puppy adoption day. Over 20 rescue pups (and a few dogs) who truly deserve kind homes will be brought for the event. The adoption Day event will be held from 3 pm to 5pm. Call 0777740129 for more details.

 Ally was rescued this week from Kelaniya with a large mammary tumor. Mr Herath had seen the dog on several occasions walking around on the street with difficulty. Ally will undergo surgery to remove the growth and once the surgical site heals she will be vaccinated and sterilized and released to the shop keeper who… Read More »

The Embark field team will be in Dambulla from the 25th – 29th of February for the final Dambulla CNVR session. The program is supported by the Brigitte Bardot Foundation, TAPA Sri Lanka and the Dambulla Muncipal Council. Upon completion, the program would have performed over 2005 surgeries, 2952 anti-rabies vaccinations and treated more than… Read More »

Embark completed a very successful adoption program in Galle on Valentine’s Day. 8 pups found their forever homes and many more were requested! Despite it being our first time, there was a big crowd gathered before the start of the event and many who visited were keen on adoption. Reception was so good that we plan… Read More »

Six students from the British School in Colombo who are working towards The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award have picked Embark to complete the service section of the Bronze Level. This is the world’s leading youth achievement award. Through their work at Embark, they are learning the benefits of this service to their community. The… Read More »

 Adoption is one of Embark’s core work areas. Every month we place 40 – 45 puppies in safe and loving homes. However, there is a lot of work that goes into creating the happy moment when a cute and cuddly puppy meets its new owner. Prior to adoption, embark ensures that each pup is healthy,… Read More »

 Sensi, the resident dog at the Bambalapitiya Police Station in Colombo, found herself pregnant and then also the victim of a car accident late last year. She hobbled back to her home with a fractured leg where her carers searched in vain for a solution. Their first vet visit yielded an unsettling verdict, surgery to… Read More »