Rubi was rescued from Panagoda with 2 broken front legs. She had met with an accident but the vet in the area had amputated a part of one leg leaving it with an open wound. Rubi underwent surgery to amputate the leg and the other leg was dressed with a splint. She is now recovering… Read More »

The Embark team celebrated Awurudu in true Sri Lankan fashion, respecting the age old Sinhala and Hindu traditions. Rediscovering customs that are dying out, the team had a wonderful time preparing ‘Awurudu Kevili’ and learning how to draw the traditional ‘Kolam Designs’. This was a wonderful experience and helped the team reconnect with Sri Lankan… Read More »

Hampden was rescued from Wellawatte with a broken jaw. He will need to undergo surgery and be at hospital until the wounds are healed. If you would like to support Hampden with his medical costs, you can donate here.

Jackson who was rescued from Piliyandala with a maggot infested wound on his ear returned home last week. He was glad to be back home.

A sterilization, vaccination and treatment program will be held from the 6th – 9th May at the Pooneryn Army camp. The program is funded by a crowd funding initiative. If you would like to do similar programs in your area , please contact us

The Colombo Puppy Adoption Day was held on the 29th of April from 2.30 pm – 5.00 pm at the Race course, Good Market. This was the first program at the Good Market and there was a good turnout for our adoption day. 10 pups found their forever homes on the day and the team… Read More »

The first volunteer training day was held on Saturday 18 March 2017, with 10 attendees. The objectives of the training day was to review the volunteer training manual, answer any questions related to volunteer opportunities at Embark, and build Embark’s volunteer community. The volunteers were also shown how to correctly handle a puppy and were… Read More »

The team carried out follow up visits in March to check on the pups adopted through our program. We were glad to see all of them doing well with their new families. The team will be carrying out regular follow up visits in the weeks to come.

A CNVR (Catch-Neuter-Vaccinate-Release) program was conducted in Moratuwa in partnership with the Best Care Animal Hospital. This program was funded by the Marchig Animal Welfare Organization, and was held from the 15th to 17th of March.79 sterilisations, 64 vaccinations and 28 treatments were completed during this round. With the support of Marching Trust we have… Read More »

Embark always tries to raise awareness about the cruelty behind chaining and caging animals. Angi is yet another victim of being chained for far too long. She was rescued from Angoda, with a gaping wound around her neck caused by the rope that she was tied with. Thankfully Angi has made a speedy recovery, and… Read More »

Fiona, our 3 legged pooch at the hospital is in need of a forever home. She is about 5 years, very calm and prefers to be on her own. Fiona is a friendly dog and will be ideal for a family. Please email/ call us if you would like to adopt her!

Sunday, rescued by Otara from the streets of Bambalapitiya was finding it hard to find her forever home. Older dogs sadly find it very difficult to find a home. She visited the Embark HQ for a few days, and decided that she liked it! Sunday is now an official Embark pooch along with the 6… Read More »

12 puppies found their forever homes at our recent adoption day which was held in Colombo. The team checked up on the pups with follow up calls and found all pups to have settled in with the new families. We will be visiting the homes of the adopters in due course.

Uber partnered with Embark on Valentine’s Day to share some puppy love! 10 rescue puppies visited over 20 locations in Colombo, spreading the love and bringing joy. People were also able to speak to representatives from Embark and Uber who were present at the location about the process involved in adopting puppies. The teams were… Read More »

Following a request from the Pooneryn community, Embark launched a crowdfunding campaign to treat, vaccinate and neuter 100 street dogs in Pooneryn. The response has been very enthusiastic and within less than 2 weeks, 70% of the 2500 USD goal has been reached. You can also help us help the street dogs in Pooneryn –… Read More »

The Embark team recently visited homes of some of the adopters. We were glad to see the pups had settled in with the families and were now a part of a happy family unit. Puppies initially take a few days to settle down and the initial days are often busy days trying to get the… Read More »

Weli was rescued from Welipenna with a severe skin rash. He was just skin and bone when he was picked up and is currently receiving treatment at the hospital. Weli seems to be a young dog but the lack of food and harsh living conditions have taken its toll on him. Would you like sponsor… Read More »