Help us to help little Luka

This is little Luka Luka came to us in the way many dogs do, unwanted and unloved, the product of unconscionable neglect.  When Luka was first found he was in a terrible state as you can see from the photograph, his breed barely recognisable.  His little body was covered in fleas leaving him anaemic and […]

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Volunteer Inductions 2018

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us. Volunteers play a crucial role in the work of the Sanctuary and we are looking to recruit both general volunteers and dog walking volunteers. Please note the following procedure: Download the application form from (downloads section). Phone the office on (028) 9446 3993 after 12 […]

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Sanctuary Abseil Belfast Castle 25 March 2018

Come along and support our fundraisers and supporters in a charity Abseil. Bring the dogs along and enjoy the surroundings with a group walk after the event. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Ballroom Blitz 7 April 2018

Dunadry Hotel 8pm – late Strictly Dancing for animals. Fundraising event that some of our volunteers are taking part in.  The proceeds of this event will be split between Mid Antrim Animal Sanctuary and two other local rescues. Massive thanks to all involved.  

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Spring Fair 14 April 2018

Spring Fair Venue: Mid Antrim Animal Sanctuary, Greystone Road. Times: 11am- 2pm Info: Family Fun Day out.  Dog show, activities, refreshments available.   Come along and bring your dog!

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Garden Show Ireland 4 -6 May 2018

Garden Show Ireland Venue: Antrim Castle Gardens We are hosting a stall at the Allianz Garden show. Come along and meet us and find out more about the work we do! Dog show 1pm 5 & 6 May 2018. Tickets:

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Antrim Summer Festival

Antrim Summer Festival Venue: Antrim Castle Gardens Info: We will have a stall promoting the work we do at the Sanctuary. Come along and say hello. For more information:

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Sponsored Dog Walk – 1 July 2018

Venue: Mid Antrim Animal Sanctuary, Greystone Road Time: 11am-2pm Come along and enjoy the fun at this fundraising event.  This is a great opportunity to help the pets in our care that are still searching for their forever homes. Sponsorship forms available at our reception.

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Reunion Walk 23 June 2018

Venue: Antrim Castle Gardens Info: An annual event for our members.  Fantastic location for an enjoyable ramble with our furry friends. Time: 3pm  

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Asda Store Collection 6 July 2018

Venue: Asda Antrim Time: 11am- 4pm Info: Help us raise much needed funds by offering up an hour or two to collect for the pets in our care. Email if you can help us!

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Summer Fair 18 August 2018

Venue: Mid Antrim Animal Sanctuary, Greystone Road Time: 11am-2pm Info:Family Fun Day Out.  Dog Show, activities, stalls and refreshments.    

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‘Howl’ a ween Fancy Dress Dog Show 27 October 2018

Venue: Mid Antrim Animal Sanctuary Greystone Road Time: 12-2pm Info: A fun family event with a fancy dress competition for the kiddies and the furry kiddies too! Dog show and family activities.  

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Christmas Fayre 15 December 2018

Venue: Mid Antrim Animal Sanctuary, Greystone Road Time: 11am-2pm Info: Sanctuary gets ready for Christmas with our annual fayre.  Refreshments, a wide variety of stalls and our ballot draw. Santa normally comes along to say hello!

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About us

Since we opened in April 1996 we have found caring homes for an average of 20 animals each week (over 7000 to date). They come from many sources; some are abandoned, others come to us because their owners have to go into care, some due to marital breakups, moving abroad, and others are unclaimed animals from pounds throughout Northern Ireland.

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