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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Many thanks to Rachel

Thank you to Rachel Anderson who has raised £30 from the sale of loom bands for Assisi.   Rachel says she can't wait until she is older so she can volunteer with to work with the animals at Assisi.  

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Zero to Hero Challenge

Batman and Robin have started their training for the Zero to Hero 5k run and 2k walk - have you? The Zero to Hero Challenge takes place in Crawfordsburn Country Park on Saturday 18 April. To register for the challenge CLICK HERE

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Zero to Hero Challenge – 18 April

This is 5 year old Pip. She is with us looking a new home. You can help her and other dogs in our care by taking on the Zero to Hero Challenge on Saturday 18 April at Crawfordsburn Country Park. By taking on the challenge and raising much needed sponsorship you can help us save the lives of more dogs. The cost to register for the run is £10 for adults and FREE for U16. The registration fee for the walk is £5 for adults and FREE for U16. To register…

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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 chance at finding a…

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Will to Give

Will to Give is an ever growing group of your favourite Northern Ireland charities who have come together with one aim - to promote gifts in wills to all charities in Northern Ireland.

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Thank you to Ards Veterinary Clinic

Many thanks to James from Ards Veterinary Clinic who donated £320 to Assisi for consultations held with clients during November. Thank you also to the customers of Ards Veterinary Clinic who donated food and toys for the animals at Assisi.  In addition they also ran a raffle on Christmas Eve and the money from that is yet to be counted. Thank you very much for your thoughtfulness and kindness for the Assisi animals. Happy New Year to James, his…

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Thank You

A big thank you to all the Assisi supporters who came out in the rain yesterday to our Coffee Morning and Fundraising sale in St Marks Church on the Holywood Road.   It was miserable outside but we had lots of visitors and there was a lovely atmosphere inside the hall where is was dry and there was plenty of tea, coffee, shopping and chat.. The stalls were buzzing and we raised £4,046.38 which is fantastic.  All the proceeds from the day will…

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