Rabbit of the week Alfie is a sweet little chocolate coloured 8 month old lop! He left the sanctuary at the start of January for his new home with his brother, but unfortunately this did not work out (no fault of their own). Alfie was paired with his brother Ted, until recently when they had a pretty severe argument overnight, resulting in Alfie having to get stitches above his eye, and…

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Dog of the week This pretty girl is Roxy! Age: 10months Gender: female Breed: collie X Kids: under assessment Cats: no Dogs: under assessment Roxy has not been at the sanctuary very long and she is finding kennel life quite stressful. She is full of energy and loves to play. Roxy will need an experienced owner who can continue on with her training.

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Harley and Harriet

Cats of the week Hello, I am a tabby called Harley and this is my friend Harriet! We are both 7 years old and do like to play! We would like to be rehomed together. Please contact Assisi if you could offer us our forever home.

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Challenge 20

Assisi 20th Anniversary Challenge 20 Ideas 20k walk—do it all at once or 1k a day 20 hour sponsored silence 20 lengths of the swimming pool 20th December swim in the sea 20 people for afternoon tea 20 buns baked to sell at the spring, summer or winter sales—or 20 doggie jumpers or…

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 Leia is now reserved This beautiful girl is Leia, a 5 year old Hound X. Leia is a special girl who has been with us for a few weeks now. When she came in to us she had completely given up on life. She just lay in her bed and didn't want to see or do anything. Now this lovely girl loves her walks, loves the company of other dogs and absolutely adores sunbathing! Leia is still very shy and needs…

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A Special Home Required for Gizmo

We are looking for a special long-term foster home for one of our resident dogs. Gizmo is five years old and a terrier cross who does not like other animals or children. Gizmo was abandoned by his owner after they were evicted; it was three weeks before the Housing Executive found him in their property. During this time he survived by drinking…

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Thanks to Louise for her video

Many thanks to Louise Nesbitt for the video below. Louise was doing media studies and volunteered at the sanctuary last year. While with us Louise did some filming and attached is a short promotional film she made for Assisi. The animals in the video have all been rehomed but we have lots of other cats, dogs and rabbits looking for new homes. You can see the current animals we have for rehoming on our facebook page or on our website. Thank you Louise…

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Gifts for the dogs from Katie

Gillian Mullen recently contacted us to enquire what type of food or toys our dogs would like. The reason she wanted to know was that her 3 year old daughter Katie was given 20 pounds from family to spend at the amusements but she said she wanted to buy the doggies that have no mummy or daddy some toys. Gillian and Katie visited the sanctuary and met Allen and Pippin and look at all the gifts Katie brought for the dogs. …

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New Site Visiting Times

Our site is open to the public 11am to 3pm Tuesday to Sunday for the public to go around.  Anyone interested in rehoming please be on site by 2:45 to complete the application form. Reception open for enquiries and donations until 4pm Tuesday-Sunday.

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Calling all budding photographers............ We'd like your help to make our Assisi 2017 Calendar! We would like to feature your Assisi ex-residents in our 2017 calendar. This competition is open to everyone to enter (except our judges) - and if you don't have an Assisi pet, you can come to the sanctuary and take a photo of one of our current residents. To enter…

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