Embark concluded 2 consecutive puppy adoption days in Kandy and Colombo during the 1st half of January. The Kandy adoption program was held on the 9th of January at the Kandy City Centre and 18 pups found their forever homes. The program was made possible with the assistance of Tikiri Trust based in Kandy. A… Read More »

Once a dog is adopted through Embark, the team ensures that follow-up calls or visits are done to the new home to both check on the new family’s ability to cope with the new addition and to ensure the pups health and welfare.  More often than not we find the pups settled and happy with… Read More »

Cookie is a 3 year old Ridgeback found wandering about Colombo 05, malnourished, with tick fever and deep wounds on his paws. He appears to have been dumped- perhaps due to his wounds or used for breeding and dumped when he failed to turn profit. Cookie has been treated for his tick fever, is vaccinated,… Read More »

Embark and the Tapa Sri Lanka team are in Dambulla from 9th – 19th January for Phase V of the CNVR Program. The programme is partnered by the Brigitte Bardot Foundation and the Dambulla Municipal Council. CNVR programmes in areas such as Dambulla offer both owned and street animals in the area safe and well… Read More »

Little Rio was rescued while Embark was at a CNVR campaign. He was in foster care until his vaccinations were done and rehomed with Lakmal and his family. Months later he has grown up to be a handsome young pooch with an affectionate personality.  Lakmal went on to adopt Rio’s littermate and they are now… Read More »

Lassie was found roaming around the Thalawathugoda area and the Embark hotline received several calls about her in a short space of time. In the meantime a passerby, Kavindu- had decided to take her home and begin the necessary tests.  Upon assessment we discovered that Lassie was positive for filariasis and had a large growth… Read More »

Five days before Christmas we were hopeful that our foster pups would find their forever homes at the Embark Ja ela adoption day on the 20th of December. People were already lined up by the time the puppies arrived and 20 adorable pups went to their forever homes at our Ja ela adoption programme. We… Read More »

Sparky, was rescued from Attidiya with a suspected spinal cord injury. Upon examination he was diagnosed as having a severe urinary tract infection which also caused difficulty in walking and standing. Thankfully his spinal cord and hind legs were intact. Weeks later his UTI subsided but he still couldn’t walk properly due to arthritis. He… Read More »

Embark together with the Brigitte Bardot Foundation, Tapa Sri Lanka and the DMC successfully completed phase IV of the Dambulla catch- neuter-vaccination programme. The community was enthusiastic about the program and ready to bring their owned and community pups and dogs to be sterilized each day. In phase IV of the Dambulla programme 515 sterilizations… Read More »

Embark is the leading dog welfare organisation in Sri Lanka and the first of its kind. In eight short years, Embark has paved the way for other welfare organisations and like-minded individuals to reach out to street dogs. If you would like to dedicate your time to help run adoption drives, rehabilitate sick or injured… Read More »

Little Panda shot to fame among Embark fans after she was rescued at just two weeks of age. Panda and her three siblings were found huddled around their dead mother, who had been hit and killed by a passing car in Mathugama. The puppies had grown weak and broken out in fly infested sores after… Read More »

This Christmas, Embark has launched a special campaign to raise funds for the treatment of sick and injured street dogs. Day after day, homeless dogs without any medical care, struggle to survive the harsh conditions of the streets. Skin rashes, broken limbs, trans venereal tumours are painful, often fatal and all too common. This season… Read More »

The third phase of Project Dambulla was completed on the 16th of November 2015. The ten day Catch- Neuter-Vaccinate-Release clinic was carried out by Embark together with TAPA Sri Lanka, Fondation Brigitte Bardot and the Dambulla Municipal Council. A total of 580 vaccines and 430 sterilisations were completed. In three short months, the team has… Read More »

November has been called ‘Senior-dog adoption month’ and in the spirit of celebrating our older dogs, we wanted to share our delight about Jambo and Matty, who were adopted in November after a long wait. Jumbo is an energetic bundle of joy who considered lovingly hurling himself at us, a friendly greeting! After recovering from… Read More »

We kicked off this wonderful season of giving with a one day CNVR Programme held on Saturday the 5th of December 2015. Embark teamed up with Dr Aruni Ranathunga from Gampola and completed 42 sterilisations and 65 vaccinations in the scenic Ulapane, SAARC Village.  Embark CNVR programmes are designed not only to humanely and effectively… Read More »

Little Snowball, who lost an eye due to a road traffic accident has been in hospital since October this year, found a loving home at our last Adoption Day. Mr. Nadun Wimalasuriya adopted this little bundle of joy and took him home to a large family of doggy brothers and sisters!

 Adoption Day in Colombo for the month of December was brought forward to give all the puppies a chance to find a home in time for Christmas. 13 lucky pups found forever homes and we were delighted that Snowball (one of our special needs pups) was one of these lucky little pooches. If you missed… Read More »

Remember little Snowball who appeared on Facebook bounding playfully through the grass? He was rescued with an injured eye that had to be surgically removed. He went on to make a full recovery and is back to having the boundless energy of any other puppy his age.  Take your own little Snowball home this Christmas,… Read More »

Embark together with Dr Roshan Fernandopulle of Four Paws Animal Hospital completed the second round of treatments at the Ragama General Hospital.  Dogs treated in the first session have shown great improvement thanks to staff at the hospital who have been administering medication and monitoring their health.  Embark would like to make special mention of… Read More »

It is time for Adoption Day again!  If you have been seriously considering adopting a doggie companion for a while, this is an ideal time to find just the right fit. Visit us at the ODEL Alexandra Place car park on the 06th of December between 2.30pm and 5.00pm to take home a best friend… Read More »