Tommy was rescued from Kalutara with deep wounds on his face due to an infected injury which had become infested with maggots from lack of care. With just over a week of treatment, the brave pooch has responded incredibly well and is well on his way to a complete recovery. His eyes which were previously… Read More »

The puppy adoption day in Galle was held on the 8th of October at the Embark store, at Galle Fort. Six out of 10 pups found their forever homes during the programme. The Embark team will be visiting the new homes to ensure that both the pups and their families are happy and comfortable with each… Read More »

World Animal Day, was established to raise the status of animals in order to improve welfare standards around the globe. This day, celebrated on the 4th of October each year reminds us of our responsibility to the amazing animals we share our world with and the need to protect them. Building the celebration of World Animal… Read More »

The next adoption day for the month of October will be held on the 8th of October, 2016, between 10.30 am – 12.30 pm at the Embark store at the Galle Fort. All pups brought for the programme are fostered by kind people in the area. The pups are all vaccinated, sterilised and given free to kind homes… Read More »

The Embark team accompanied Otara on a visit to the St Nikolaas Elder’s home on Saturday, 1st October, 2016 to celebrate world older persons day , with a few cute rescue pooches in tow and our very own Niko, Browny and Rusty. The residents loved their visit and spent the morning cuddling, patting and talking to… Read More »

The Embark team carried out their weekly mobile visits, which are arranged primarily for street dogs who have non-emergent medical conditions or need vaccinations. With a veterinarian from Best Care Animal Hospital in tow, the Embark team visited six locations this week, treating dogs with skin conditions, treatable tumours etc. Ensuring that these animals still… Read More »

An Embark Puppy Adoption Day was held on the 17th of September, 2016 at the Dolce Vita Café in Negombo. 11 out of 21 little pooches found their forever homes on the day. Despite the event being held at a new location, many people still came around to adopt and some just to play with the… Read More »

The Embark team carries out monthly follow up visits to homes of pups adopted in previous adoption programmes. This ensures that dogs adopted through Embark have grown with their families and are happy and healthy. Should behavioral or other problems occur, Embark endeavors to be at hand with advice and assistance on how to help… Read More »

On September 25th, 2016, Embark held their puppy adoption event in Colombo. 15 out of 35 rescue puppies found their forever homes and families at the event. The Embark team will be visiting their homes over the course of the next few weeks to ensure the pups settle in well with their new families and… Read More »

The next Embark puppy adoption day in Colombo will be held on the 25th of September, 2016 from 2.30 – 5.00 pm at ODEL Alexandra Place Car Park. All pups are vaccinated and females also sterilised. Please call 777740129 for more information or come on over to the event and take home a best friend for life.

Otara Foundation organized an event to educate our future generation on the importance of treating animals (both wild and domestic) with compassion and kindness.  The event, called Animal defenders, was held on the 10th of September, 2016. Part of the event was based on an art competition which was held a few weeks earlier in which… Read More »

It was time once again for the annual photo-shoot of the much loved Embark calendar. This year many of the calendar stars were from people who sent in their stories of their very special adopted rescue pooch. Some of the pups who are featured in the calendar however are currently in foster care awaiting new forever homes,… Read More »

The Embark Puppy Adoption Day will be held on the 17th of September from 10.30 am – 12.30 pm at the Jetwing Blue Car Park in Negombo. All pups coming for the program are vaccinated and female pups are sterilized. Embark also conducts home visits post-adoption. This is done to ensure that the pups receive the best life… Read More »

Embark together with Best Care Animal Hospital completed a CNVR programme at the Jetwing Yala Hotel on the 11th and 12th of August. The programme was initiated and fully funded by the hotel. A total of 15 dogs were sterilised, 11 were vaccinated and 2 were provided treatment. Corporates and hotels in particular are welcome to contact… Read More »

On Friday the 19th of August Uber and Embark came together to bring UberPuppies to Colombo, to commemorate International Homeless Animals Day which falls on 20th August. The public were invited to hop on their Uber app between 09:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. and chose UberPUPPIES. They would then get wholesome rescue puppy cuddles delivered… Read More »

Rescued on the 6th of August from Kalutara, Legolas has a cancerous growth on his hind leg causing him constant pain and discomfort. He was unable to walk due to the weight of the tumour he was forced to drag around behind him. He is now at the doggy hospital receiving treatment, which is entirely funded… Read More »

The Embark field team carried out routine follow up visits to homes of pups adopted in June 2016. We were glad to see all pups are now grown, healthy, playful and happy pooches. The dogs had integrated well into their new families and are loved. The team will be carrying out more visits within the… Read More »

The Embark Puppy Adoption Day which was held on the 28th of August, 2016 at the ODEL Alexandra Place Car Park helped rehome 23 pups including Trip and Pancha – two of our recent rescues. Pancha was rescued from Piliyandala in a very poor state when he was run over by a vehicle and had injuries… Read More »

A special surprise of a photo wall, balloons and our very own Embark pooches adorned with ribbons and balloons welcomed Otara on her special day. A litter of adorable puppies joined in the fun too!

The Embark team together with a vet from the Best Care Animal Hospital, carry out mobile treatment visits every Thursday. Help is sought for most dogs who are a part of a community, and need some extra care that the community may be unable or unwilling to provide.