Rescued from the Colombo Port, Sporty had a fracture on his leg and a wound on his head. The initial mobile vet treatment was carried out but long-term care for Sporty was still needed. He was therefore hospitalised and will be returned to his friends at the Colombo Port once he has healed. Sporty could… Read More »

Pancha and Trip were both rescued off the streets as tiny pups with injures to the hind leg and neck. Both pups required extensive treatment, Pancha also had to have his hind leg amputated. At the Embark puppy adoption day on the 28th of August, 2016 they both found wonderful forever homes. If you would like… Read More »

The Embark team carried out a monthly follow up visit to homes which adopted a pup from our adoption program. We were glad to see the puppies were well looked after and happy. They have settled in well with their new families and we are happy to see them all doing  well.

Simba, a Dalmatian was found abandoned in Panadura with  maggot infested wounds on his back and paws. He is currently receiving treatment at the hospital and we hope to find him a good home once better. If you would like to sponsor Simba or any other rescue pooch’s treatment, please visit www.otarafoundation.com.

The Embark Puppy Adoption Day which was held on the 28th of August helped rehome 23 puppies. Embark will be checking on the adopted pups periodically to ensure they settle in well with their new family. A big Thank you to all the volunteers, fosters and vets who supported us to make this event a… Read More »

Embark was informed of Lucky in January, she had eaten a hakkapatas, an explosive trap set out for wild boar in the jungles, which had shattered her jaw. We brought her to Colombo, hopeful that we would be able to fix her jaw and help her have a better life. Two surgeons had a look… Read More »

Uber and Embark came together on Friday the 19th to bring UberPuppies to Colombo. This was the first time that we had such a program and we were pleased to see such enthusiasm from many companies who wanted to be a part of these visits. The teams visited 12 corporates and homes in an effort… Read More »

The Embark Puppy Adoption Day will be held on the 28th of August from 2.30 pm– 5.00 pm at the ODEL Alexandra Place car park. All the pups you will meet have been rescued from the streets and are being looked after into foster care. They are all vaccinated and female pups are also sterilised.… Read More »

The Embark field team conducted onsite visits last Thursday. 7 dogs who could not be brought into the veterinary clinic were treated by Embark’s mobile veterinary service. 1 of the 7 dogs was seriously ill and had to be hospitalised at our partner veterinary clinic.

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 fully funded by Jetwing Yala. A total of 15 dogs were sterilised, 11 were vaccinated and 2 were provided treatment.

We were informed of a dog howling near a public well in Horahena. Bunty was found on Friday afternoon, unable to stand, with gash across her face and ants covering her entire body. She was rescued and is now recovering in hospital.

20 lucky puppies found forever homes at the last Embark Adoption Day held in Colombo on the 31st of July. Embark Adoption Day was established on Valentine’s Day in 2008. In just a few short years, more than 2000 puppies have been rescued from the streets and placed in loving homes. The adoption process includes… Read More »

Embark offered 25% off merchandise to patrons visiting the Alexandra Place and Ja Ela stores during the month of July to reward them for their loyal support. Embark works on the unique concept of selling trendy pooch themed merchandise to support its welfare work.

Sam came to us from a mechanic’s garage where one of his legs was crushed under a heavy vehicle. He had to undergo surgery to have his damaged leg amputated. Sam is currently receiving physiotherapy and adjusting to walking on three legs. We expect him to be ready for adoption in a few months’ time.

Little Trip, was rescued from Nuwara Eliya last week with a deep gash around his neck. It appeared that a rubber band had been slipped on to his neck when he was very small and as he grew the rubber band became tighter and started to cut into his neck. The result was a raw,… Read More »

In July, the Kothalawela Defence University requested Embark to assist in a CNVR programme to sterilise and vaccinate the dogs on the University premises. Embark together with Dr Roshan Fernandopulle of FOURPAWS Animal Hospital, Kochchikade and a handful of volunteers carried out the programme on the 1st of July. The total 25 sterilisations and 30… Read More »

Nisali was rescued from the Kohuwela Cemetery in June. She is the resident dog, who had a deformed hind leg. She had developed a wound on the leg and needed treatment. Nisali was released back to the cemetery last week. Thank you to Aruni for informing us about Nisali and contributing to her medical costs.… Read More »

We first heard about Betsy from Kasun, who had spotted her on the road and taken her home last week. Upon examination at the vet hospital, they discovered she was pregnant! She also had a pelvic fracture. She gave birth to five healthy puppies last weekend under observation at the hospital. She is a dog… Read More »

The Embark Puppy Adoption Day was held on the 6th of August at the Kandy City Centre. 15 pups found their forever homes. All pups are rescues, who are in foster care, they are vaccinated and females also sterilised before being given free to kind homes. Our next programme will be on the 28th of… Read More »

Embark responded to a request to vaccinate the street dogs that live at the Mirihana police station last week. The programme was held on the 24th of July in partnership with the Best Care Animal Hospital. A total of 30 dogs were vaccinated against Rabies.