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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Abandoned Pups brought to Assisi

These pups have all now been rehomed. We are overwhelmed with the response from the public and the offers of help for these puppies. If you would like to help, please visit or text DOGS06 £5 (or another amount) to 70070. Thank you! These pups arrived late tonight at Assisi. They were found by a member of the public in a cardboard box beside a river outside…

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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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A Right Royal Send-off for Duke

Assisi said a fond farewell to Duke on Sunday as he went to live with his new owner, Cynthia.  By the looks of it he won't take long to make himself at home.  Best wishes to them both from all at Assisi.

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Volunteers from Santander

Volunteers from Santander spending time socializing the new 7 week old Jack Russell x puppies.  These pups are available for rehoming so please call up at the sanctuary if you are interested in seeing them.  

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Belfast Marathon Success

Our thanks go to Sinead Murray who completed the Belfast Marathon 8 mile walk in 2 hours and 5 minutes. We would like to thank Sinead for her hard work on our behalf. If you have also raised money for Assisi please let us know by contacting us on

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