The Otara Foundation, to which Embark belongs, has launched an online appeal, pressing the government to evaluate and pass the new Animal Welfare Bill in parliament. This measure is to ensure Sri Lanka, as a nation, has the necessary legislation in place to protect its animals. The new legislature will replace the current outdated bill, which… Read More »

We had a successful adoption program in Colombo on the 26th of July. 21 out of 26 pups were adopted. They all went to kind and loving homes. This would not be possible without our fosters, volunteers and all those who adopted. Take a look!  

This palm-sized pup was rescued from Ragama, which earned her the nickname ‘Raggy’.The two month old pup had a hind leg that was crushed beyond repair but her spirits were high, along with her energy level. She quickly underwent an amputation surgery and woke up the next day with as much spring in her, three-legged… Read More »

The first ever stand-alone Embark store opened its doors on the 12th of September 2015. Nestled amid the old colonial buildings, on the cobbled Lighthouse Street are two floors of pooch-themed clothing, jewellery, homeware and more. Filled with bright hues and giggle-inducing cartoons, the store is quintessentially Embark! There is even a little courtyard café… Read More »

The historic sites in Sri Lanka draw thousands of tourists each year and the street dogs inevitably follow in search of food. Large concentrations of street dogs are found in these areas, as a result. Embark launched Project Sigiriya in 2014, after receiving several requests to address the growing numbers in the area. This programme… Read More »

Embark together with the MOH Maharagama carried out an education program at the Maharagam Buddhist Primary School on the 27th of May. Students from grade 1-5 ( 125 students) were present for the awareness program. The areas covered were responsible pet ownership (RPO), rabies awareness, dog-bite prevention, compassion for animals etc. We will be continuing… Read More »

Embark ended the month of August in style with an open air benefit concert, ‘A Hand to Help a Paw’. The event was put together by a group of dedicated volunteers who put their hearts and souls into everything from approaching sponsors to selling tickets and making decorations. A lineup of talented local artistes, all… Read More »

Pooch Talk Embark together with Best care animal hospital and the Maharagama Medical Officer of health are working with schools in the Maharagama DS Division to educate primary and secondary school children on how to prevent the spread of rabies, avoid dog bites and to responsibly look after their pets. We have already worked with… Read More »

As a part of the Maharagama Project, Embark and Best Care Animal Hospital concluded a vaccination program in areas under the Maharagama Municipality. Scores gathered and brought their four legged friends to receive the annual vaccination. The vets also took time to speak to them about the importance of it. Vaccination against rabies is important… Read More »