The Birkett-Smith Animal Sanctuary

The Birkett-Smith Animal Sanctuary
3 Templemans Ash,
DT6 5NX.

About Us
We provide forever homes for domestic, farm and wildlife animals
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A Bit More About Us
We have approximately 150 animals which includes over 100 dogs
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Happy Beginnings
At The Sanctuary there are no endings, just Happy New Beginnings.
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Realising A Dream
Our Dream Becomes Reality And All Because Of You
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From The Heart
The 'Nobody Dogs' and the sanctuary
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  • About Us
  • A Bit More About Us
  • Happy Beginnings
  • Realising A Dream
  • From The Heart

A look at our life here at the sanctuary through a selection of pictures. The Sanctuary is situated on a hill in Bridport, in the stunning county of Dorset and we have a total of eight acres. It's really beautiful and peaceful up here on our hill and the animals love it.

*click the pics for larger images*

  • Working On Rehab
  • No Entry
  • Fur Friends
  • Lazy Days
  • How Cute Am I?
  • Hen Do
  • Chook Party
  • Tired Dogs
  • Relaxing
  • Guard Duty
  • Pack Play
  • Hide & Seek
  • Who Said Treats?
  • Morning
  • Kitty Cuddles
  • Sweet Sanctuary
  • Proper Poser
  • Kisses With Teresa
  • Loving Life
  • Creating Spaces
  • Adam & Eve
  • Sunny Day
  • Alfie
  • Visitors
  • Follow Me
  • It's A Yard Life
  • Pina Colada Please
  • Hello
  • Fowl Play
  • Swimming Lessons
  • Blue Skies
  • Baa!
  • Keeping Watch
  • Pack Life
  • Play Time
  • Wind In Our Tails
  • Our View
  • Horse Play
  • Work In Progress
  • Having A Gander
  • Sanctuary View

Easy Fundraising

It costs you NOTHING, it's EASY and just by shopping online you can help us to save lives here at the Sanctuary.
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Our supporters can raise free donations simply by shopping online using Give as you Live. Shop at over 4,100 leading online stores including Amazon, eBay, Tesco, John Lewis, Sainsbury's, Just Eat and, to name but a few!

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Amazon Wishlist

Please visit our Amazon wishlist...with over 100 dogs, treats and toys are always an extra and are welcomed with very waggy tails!


Amazon Wish List

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One By One Until There Are None

"If you have received love from an animal in your life then you are very lucky. Give back a little to this fantastic trust and see what YOU can do to make a huge difference. Love, shelter, healthcare and food. What an amazing gift you can give. Do it today. Thank you so much."

Helen LLoyd