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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King Khan Update

A Royal Residence....

Khan is doing so well, totally settled into his new kingdom and is extremely busy guarding the animals....a job nobody gave him but one he takes very seriously. So seriously in fact that we had to take drastic action! We moved him last week because he never wanted to come in from the field and it was taking aeons and every trick in the book including sausages to tempt him in at night. So we purchased him a new house (castle) and built him a run right where he wanted to be, where he can continue to make goo-goo eyes at the horses and we think you'll agree he looks pretty happy about it!




He adores being outside and can now choose to stay out if he wants autonomy every king should have! His bond with Joy continues to grow, he seems very content and loves nothing more than basking in the morning sun, watching the sanctuary wake up. He is still underweight and is still eating us out of house and home so all donations of food from our WISHLIST are very gratefully received or as always feel free to make a one off monetary DONATION towards his care or even SPONSOR him and become a royal subject *winks* 

You can read more about him and his backstory here Khan Found His Kingdom

Thank you for your continued support x

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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