Nicky Caughey walked 75km for Assisi

Nicky Caughey and Cali walked 75km for Assisi and raised £2,131. Isn't that fantastic - well done to both of them and thank you for all the animals at Assisi. The walk took place around the Lacale Challenge course from Downpatrick to Newcastle.   Nicky said "I'm walked 75km in 1 day for Assisi Animal Sanctuary because I saw first hand the wonderful work they do.       

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2016 Calendar and Christmas Cards

The Assisi 2016 Calendar and our Christmas Cards are now available from the Sanctuary and from our two charity stores in Ballynahinch and Newtownards. All the animals featured on the cards and in the calendar are Assisi animals. The Christmas Cards are £3 for a pack of 6 and the Calendar is £2.50. Could you help us sell our calendar and cards by taking some of each into your workplace. If you can email - for more details or call…

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PSNI Ards and Bangor Mends Fences

We are very grateful to the PSNI team from Ards and Bangor who came yesterday and repaired the dog run fencing. As a team of 15 they had it done in no time and the dogs didn’t lose any playtime outside. Many thanks to the Ards and Bangor PSNI team. Thank you for your support.

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Omagh Pups Update

The first of our Omagh pups was rehomed yesterday.  Chantelle is pictured holding little A.J. and is with two of our dedicated volunteers; Caroline (right) has been looking after A.J. and his siblings since they arrived with us.  Muriel (left) is one of our home visitors who are on hand to advise new owners on what to expect from their new arrival.  The rest of the Omagh pups will be going to their new homes over the next few days.

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Elvis accepts Capitol donation

Elvis was delighted to received a kind donation of pet toys from Nathan on behalf of Capitol Essentials of Comber. All the staff and animals at the sanctuary would all like to thank Capitol Essentials for their kindness in making a donation.

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Open Day and Coffee Morning – Saturday 15 August

Thank you to everyone who attended our Coffee Morning at the sanctuary today. It was great to see so many friends both human and canine. The weather was kind to us and the rain stayed away during the event. Thanks also go to all our volunteers who worked on the stalls today and to the volunteers and staff who worked during the week doing last minute painting and gardening to get everything looking so well around the sanctuary. With everyone's help…

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*important message to our volunteers* A complete review of the volunteer policies and procedures is taking place and the next step is to bring all the separate groups together to meet and get to know each other. So if you receive a text or email from me, please respond. The events will be informal, refreshments provided, and a bit of a laugh along the way, so please do attend if you can. Thank you all for your support over the years. We hope these…

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Thank you to Poppy & Rosie-May

Our thanks go to Poppy and Rosie-May Gates who did a sponsored walk from Donaghadee to Bangor in aid of Assisi. They have raised a fantastic £165.31 for Assisi and we are very grateful for their efforts.

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Animal Welfare and Cruelty

Farmed Animals Only Contact: During office hours - Monday to Friday 9am-5pm telephone - 0300 200 7840 Weekends – contact a local Private Veterinary Practice or local Police station who will, as necessary, refer the welfare complaint to the relevant DARD “on call” officer.  

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Do you use Easyfundraising?  Have you heard about Easyfundraising? It is easy to use and you can raise funds for Assisi while doing your on-line shopping!  And it doesn't cost you anything. If you like shopping on-line then why not sign up to use Easyfundraising and a percentage of your shopping total will come to Assisi and there is no cost to you. All the main retailers are on Easyfundraising, such as Marks and Spencer, Tesco, Next, Argos, Amazon…

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