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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Simba Strikes A Home Run!


Forever home for Simba

The gorgeous Simba has been such a good lad in EB and, unlike Donald Trump...has won many friends and influenced people! So much so in fact that the kennel owner has fallen head over heels in love with him and would like to give him a forever home! YAY! So he is being neutered this week as her male dog is not keen on entire males and over the next few weeks Simba will be integrated into the household and onto his forever couch. This is such a wonderful outcome, Cathy and Joy are over the moon and we know Simba will be safe, loved and happy. The moral of the story is to NEVER give up on a the right environment he can feel safe, start over and start to reinstate his trust and belief in humans and become the dog he can be. Simba has a long way to go in trusting humans again but he has found his travelling friend for this journey. Have a wonderful life, Simba xxxx 

Comment of the day goes to Nat Foster: "What a wonderful post to start the day! And to think he was written off by some!!
So so pleased for him. Just goes to show that even the most difficult of dogs just needs time and love to regain trust in the human race.
Seeing as it's a human who always causes the problem, we should never ever give up on these dogs. As humans we must do every single thing possible to mend their broken hearts and souls. Much love to ALL who helped simba on his journey and to his new family."

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