Would you like to Zorb up The Lagan for Assisi?

How many times have you heard the saying – “Do you think I came up The Lagan in a Bubble”?  Join us on Sunday 24 April on the River Lagan and in the future you can reply – Yes!! Assisi is joining with several other animal charities on Sunday 24 April for a Zorbing Challenge against the other charities.  You will be inside a Zorb and will be part of a team of 4 people.  Each Zorb is tethered to a safety boat and your team mates are in the…

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Heartbeat Bears – the gift that saves a dog’s life

Are you looking for a special gift to give this Valentine’s Day to that special person in your life? Why not – Buy a bear and save a life. For just £20 you can save the life of one dog, securing it a place on our Chance of a Lifetime van. We rescue dogs from council pounds here in Northern Ireland and take 20 dogs at a time over the water on twice weekly trips to Dogs Trust centres in Scotland and England giving them a second…

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Parsnip and Pringle

Name Parsnip and Pringle Age 5 months Sex male Breed/colour White and Ginger Children Yes Dogs Yes Cats Yes We are rehoming these boys as a pair.

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Name Marina Age 7 years+ Sex Female Breed/Colour Tabby/Tortoiseshell Children No Dogs No Cats No Access to outdoors Yes Marina will need a quiet home.

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Bowie and Ziggy 

Name Bowie and Ziggy Age 8 months Sex Male and Female Breed/Colour Black and White Children 10 yrs+ Dogs Yes Cats No Access to outdoors Yes Bowie and Ziggy are brother and sister who would love a home together. They are both very active, playful cats.

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Customer Service Notice for Sanctuary

From today the usual unlimited access to the animal housing area at the sanctuary will be reduced to staff, volunteers working in those areas, visitors wishing to rehome and supervised groups. We feel this change is the best way forward for the staff to manage our customers satisfactorily and continue to care for the animals. The reception and shop are open to all. Those wishing to adopt will be directed to our rehoming suite where you will complete…

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Name Alfie Age 3-4 yrs Sex Male Breed/colour Black and White Children 12+ Dogs No Cats No Access Outdoors Yes

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Run the Belfast Marathon for Assisi

Following on with our theme of highlighting how you could support Assisi in 2016 by setting yourself an animal related new year resolution. Daniel is an Assisi supporter and he is going to run in the Belfast City Marathon on 2 May and has set up a JustGiving page as part of his fundraising. To find out why Daniel choose to support Assisi, visit his page, by clicking on the link below.

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Thinking of making a New Year Resolution

The start of a new year means many people will be making resolutions to improve themselves in 2016. Maybe you are going to eat healthier or exercise more, but why not make a New Year resolution which is animal friendly. Below are some suggestions and during this week we will tell you more about some of the many ways you can help Assisi: 1. Get outside. Get yourself and your dog(s) off the couch and into the outdoors. Most dogs need walked at least…

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Did you get lots of lovely Christmas presents? Are you heading out to the sales?

If you answered yes to either or both of these questions, then you probably need to make room for them. If you are having a clear-out, then the Assisi charity shops could help you find a welcome home for your unwanted items. Your unwanted items will help us raise funds to feed and medicate the cats, dogs and rabbits at the sanctuary. The shops accept most items that you will have in your house eg: * ladies, gents and…

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