The recent floods affected the lives of many people and animals. Embark launched a rescue mission to help these animals, together with the help of many volunteers who also conducted their own rescue programs. It was a pleasure to see that many families had not left their pets behind which was a stark contrast to… Read More »

The volunteer training program was held on the 20th of May at the Sooriya Village. 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. If you would like to be a part of our next volunteer day… Read More »

A sterilization and vaccination campaign was held from the 6th – 9th of May at the Pooneryn Army base. The program was funded by the generosity of donors together with Embark funds. With the funds raised, Embark managed to treat, sterilize and vaccinate more than 200 street dogs inside the camp. The veterinary partner for… Read More »

A cow and a calf rescued from the slaughter house was looked after by the priest at the Pillawa Temple. The cow had unfortunately suffered injuries during her transportation and was unable to stand up as her hind legs were damaged. The Embark team along with the vets from Best Care Animal Hospital and the… Read More »

The puppy adoption program held on Saturday the 27th of May found homes for 18 rescued pups. All of them were taken from the streets and looked after by fosters who have brought them up with love and care. The team will be following up within the week to check if they have settled in… Read More »

The volunteer training program was held on the 20th of May at the Sooriya Village. The objectives of these training programs are to create basic awareness about doggy rescue and help others to do similar rescue work so more dogs can get the help they need. We hope that through these programs we will not… Read More »

Pettah was rescued from the streets of Pettah after a road traffic accident. The kind people in the area were unable to help him as he was quite fierce and in a lot of pain. Embark managed to catch Pettah and bring him to the hospital, where he is currently receiving treatment for a broken… Read More »

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 »