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Rocky and Wednesday

**Rocky and Wednesday are now rehomed** Rocky and Wednesday are two lovely buns. Rocky is a 3 year old neutered male bun, harlequin in colour. Wednesday is a 2 year old female bun, black and white in colour. These two are sweet buns, nervous to begin with, but after settling in to a good…

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  Merlin has only recently been admitted to the sanctuary, and came into us in a very smelly, dirty, small Guinea Pig cage. He is such a sweet pleasant little bun, who seems to love head rubs already. Merlin is approximately 4/5 years old. He likes to mooch about, but enjoys your company also. Merlin is an entire male, who is going for neuter this week. We are happy for Merlin to be booked, however he will…

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Hamish is a recently neutered 2-3 year old male bun. He has yet to receive his 2nd vaccination and as he is still healing from his neuter, he needs to do 'his time'. He will not be available for bonding until he is ready, there-fore he will remain at the sanctuary. Hamish was admitted as a stray bun, as he was found roaming some gardens, and unfortunately no owner has come forward. He is a ginger/fawn colour.…

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Steve and Jessica

Steve is one of our long term resident buns, who has been here since 2012 ! Steve is an approximately 6 year old neutered male bun. Steve is unfortunately blind, however, this does not stop him from exploring and getting about. Steve needs to be kept in the same area, with level ground, so no hutches. Previously paired with Ella bun, who unfortunately passed away last year, he had been on his own for 6 months.…

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Alice has now been rehomed Alice is a black and white spotted female bun at approximately 2 years old. She is a feisty character, however we have found her weakness.. Head Rubs!! She loves to explore and claim everything as her own with multiple chin rubs! Alice loves her food, be it pellets or greens, if it is edible, she…

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Fester and Lily

Fester and Lily are two very loved up piggies!!  Fester is mostly tan/ginger with a black face and white blaze. Lily is a mixture of white, tan and chocolate brown. They have been out of the sanctuary before, however, unfortunately they did not end up bonding well with the heard they were intended to live with, as Lily made it perfectly clear that Fester is HER man!!! Fester is nearly a year old now and…

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Coco and Brownie

Coco and Brownie are now reserved Meet Coco and Brownie, two fairly new Guinea residents at Assisi. Whilst they are both similar in colour, Coco has smooth hair, and Brownie has some spiky hair going up her back!! They are both approximately 2 years old, and are not too used to being handled. Coco will let you stroke her in her accommodation, whilst Brownie…

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Lisburn Street Collection- Saturday 28th July

FUNDRAISING APPEAL We can confirm that the new date for the Lisburn Street Collection will be Saturday, 28th July. If you think you could spare some time to help us raise funds for the Sanctuary, please send your contact information in a private message or alternatively email us at or Tel: 02891 812622(9am-4pm) Everyone is welcome and we would be very grateful for your support. The time slots we…

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Job Advertisement- Casual Charity Store Manager

We have three casual positions available in our Bangor, Newtownards and Ballynahinch branches The successful candidates will have at least 2 years’ experience in managing a retail outlet; working with volunteers; managing staff; and be commercially aware, driven, well organised and hands on. They will have passion and leadership skills to motivate a team of volunteers in order to maximise profits and raise vital funds to help care for the…

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Job Advertisement- Casual Animal Welfare Assistant

Casual Animal Welfare Assistants We are recruiting Casual Animal Welfare Assistants to join the Assisi Team. You will be working directly with the animals and duties will include cleaning, feeding, socialisation, grooming and rehoming. The successful candidates will need to have good customer care skills and be hard working, flexible, enthusiastic and reliable. There are no guaranteed/set hours for Casual members of staff, hours are as and when required.…

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