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

Donate To A Large Breed

Donate To A Large Breed


All of our Sanctuary dogs have an enriched, happy life and are loved but of course there is a monetary cost attached to saving and housing an animal for life and on average it costs us £15 a week to keep a dog which includes food, treats, vet care, bedding etc, etc. Doesn't sound much does it? But remember with us you have to multiply it by 150 as that's how many permanent residents we have and some of them have equipment needs, regular meds, special diets and so on and so forth and the large breeds like Khan (pictured) are HUGE eaters! So that's £2,250 a week conservatively, £9,000 a month, £108,000 a year.

Given those statistics, your gift of £10 for a large breed dog is so very much appreciated.

*Please note this is a one off donation if you wish to make a recurring donation for sponsorship you can do so on our donation page.

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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