Meet our dogs


Smokie is a 4 year old Akita!  She is quite a relaxed dog and loves ambling about the field at her leisure.  She is a strong girl and can pull on the lead if she feels like it.  She will need someone with large breed experience. Smokie has a great personality and is doing well […]


This handsome boy is Barney!  Barney is around four years old. Barney came to us with no background history and was very wary of the staff when he arrived. In Barney’s time at the sanctuary he has come on leaps and bounds and is now very affectionate towards the staff. Barney loves to play with […]

Trigger and Sophie

This gorgeous pair are Trigger and Sophie and they are 7 years old. These two are very special because Trigger is blind, has been since birth and Sophie helps him to get around. We assume they are brother and sister and they are inseparable due to Sophie making sure she points him in the right direction. Because […]


Betsy is an 8 year old JRT. She came to us as her owner sadly passed away. She has taken some time to adapt to life at the sanctuary. Betsy would be best suited to a home with no other animals or children. She will need time and patience to allow her to settle into […]


Nicky is a 9 year old toy poodle. He is a very sweet dog who loves human company and therefore doesn’t like to be left for periods of time. He can be uncomfortable with some handling and therefore it is important to build up trust with him. However staff and volunteers absolutely adore his charming […]


Maisie is a 1 year old Staffy X.  She is an energetic dog who loves running in the field. She can be slightly nervous at times around new people, however she is coming on well at the Sanctuary. Maisie loves playing with other dogs and her toys! Once she is comfortable with you she is […]


Vern is around 14 years old. He loves to chill in the sun, going for walks and playing with the staff here at Assisi. He would love to meet an owner who understands him and is able to give him lots of love but also his own space. He would also need to be the […]


Jack is a 6-year-old Jack Russell Terrier. He has been at the sanctuary now for a number of months and is still looking for his forever home. He would need an experienced owner to work his behavioural issues. He wouldn’t be suitable to live with children or cats unfortunately. However, he could potentially live with […]


Teddy is a 4-year-old Pomeranian cross. Teddy is an active boy who loves exploring on walks. He will need an experienced owner as he is a nervous dog with some behavioural issues. He wouldn’t be suitable to live with children or other animals, so he would be best suited to being the only animal in […]