Really looking forward to this event and the animals of A Place of Peace have been very excited to be filmed and have their voice heard, especially our matriarchs who have been here with us for 20 years, living in peace. Come and enjoy the celebration, the party, the films, the talks, the food and help us raise much needed funds for winter hay. See you there!!
Event Info: Join the Deep Peace Trust for a fun evening celebrating A Place of Peace’s 20 years as an animal sanctuary, and support our fundraiser for much-needed winter hay. The evening will include talks, short films, and party nibbles (all vegan, of course). You can look forward to meeting some of the 450-plus characters who call A Place of Peace home on video, and there might just be a party game or two. A fun night, for sure, and all for a great cause that’s been going on for two decades, and has helped, literally, hundreds and hundreds of animals. See you there!
Tickets are $35 each. Click here, then click the Book Now button on the page that appears.
Get Moo’vin for Animals at Little Oak Sanctuary’s first ever Fast and Furriest Walk for Change 2017
On 20 August, hundreds of eager beavers will get moo’vin for animals in Canberra’s first ever Fast and Furriest Walk for Change!
Canberra’s Lake Burley Griffin 5km “bridge to bridge” walking route will be transformed into a celebration of the furry and feathered friends we love as people like you become the voice for animal rights. The event combines having loads of fun with your flock of friends as you walk, waddle or trot your way to a better world!
Create an outfit that pays tribute to your favourite animal and join the herd for this wonderful event with friends, food and so much more! Who will you represent?
You can join as an individual or form a team – prizes will be awarded for:
Best Dressed Individual
Best Dressed Team
Lucky draw prize
Most money raised by a Team
Most money raised by an Individual
Get set to be the change you want to see in the world! Register to secure your spot today!
Once you’ve signed up as an individual or team, contact us for advice on how to set up your sponsorship/fundraising page so you can collect donations from friends and family who can’t participate on the day! email@example.com
The rats needing adoption from CIT has become a matter of URGENCY
If you are interested in adopting pet rats or know someone that is, please contactLaila via messenger
PLEASE NOTE: these animals have not been tested on in any way, they have only been observed and handled for educational purposes (vet nursing course)
Just mention on the phone that you are interested in adopting some rats and Michelle will give you all the info
Please also consider adopting two or more, rats are companion animals and will get very lonely solo
Update from Laila: Hey all, there are still quite a few rats that need adoption pretty urgently, if you’re interested or know someone that is please contact me via messenger and I’ll give you the details!
Also if you could ask around in other groups and on your own page that would be wonderful. Really want to give these guys a chance at having a forever home 🐁🐁
Foster carers needed!
With the recent ban on greyhound racing in NSW and ACT, there will be a high influx of hounds needing homes. If you’re able to provide a temporary home and help them learn how to be part of a family (many have never been in a house, existing in concrete kennels, and struggle learning about steps etc), please pm me: https://www.facebook.com/alice.brook.77 Ongoing support provided 🙂 Thank you
Little Oak Sanctuary is located under an hour from Canberra, towards the South Coast in NSW. We are a registered not for profit charity with a mission of providing sanctuary to animals in need whilst promoting compassion for all animals through education and cruelty-free living. This is our news!
WEEKEND SANCTUARY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Little Oak Sanctuary is predominantly by its creators, James & Kate, with assistance from our community in the form of working bees. We’ve had great success with our first round of weekend sanctuary hand volunteers, and would like to thank Laila and Jennifer tremendously to their contribution to the sanctuary! We have reviewed the structure of our volunteer program and will be modifying the positions accordingly.
We are once more seeking expressions of interest for a Weekend Sanctuary hand position, the position will be unpaid (volunteer basis) as per all positions at Little Oak Sanctuary. Volunteers will be required to make a commitment of one day (max 4 hours) on the weekend at the sanctuary each MONTH. We hope to gather a group of between 8-10 committed individuals and will be rostering the time so that volunteers will be at the sanctuary in pairs. If this sounds like something you’d be interested in, please read on!
Cleaning water troughs
Assistance with routine animal care (Grooming, hoof trimming goats and sheep etc)
Providing interaction/cuddles for the animals
Assistance with fencing
Weeding of paddocks
Training will be provided for all duties
Own transport (preferably SUV or 4WD but not essential)
Ability to drive a manual transmission car (farm ute etc)
Confident and calm around animals
Reasonable physical strength/fitness (no back injuries etc)
Experience with large animal care – horses etc
This role is unpaid as a volunteer position (as are all positions at Little Oak at this time). It will require a commitment to attend the sanctuary once a month on either a Saturday or Sunday for a maximum of 4 hours, depending on sanctuary events such as open days. The role will require a commitment for a minimum three (3) month period, which may be extended if Little Oak Sanctuary and the volunteer both agree to an extension.
If you love animals and are able to commit to regular volunteer work or would like to know more, please email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org
I have been speaking with one of the co-ordinators from Lake Nite Learning at Lake Ginninderra College, and we reckon we need to get some vegan classes going on there!
Do you have a skill you would like to share relating to veganism and some time on weeknights to spare? Maybe you’re incredible at vegan baking, or have a background in nutrition, or something else…?
The course does not cost the teacher (that’s you) to set up, you will even receive some payment for your work, and you will of course be rewarded with the knowledge that you have put veganism on the curriculum for the 60,000 people that receive notice of these courses!
We are in desperate need of volunteers here at Possumwood. Do you love animals and have time to help them at our sanctuary?
Possumwood is a wildlife sanctuary just outside of ACT, run by a handful of dedicated vegans who rescue and rehabilitate injured wildlife and any other animal that needs our help.
This page has been created in the hopes that we can find more volunteers to help out the animals.
-able to lift large animals eg: kangaroos
-keep calm during stressful situations
-able to deal with/not be sick at the sight of wounds or injuries
-have a heart of gold
-willing to go the extra mile to help animals on death’s door
-experience with animals is not necessary as we will help train you
-have a car & drivers licence or able to get to and from the sanctuary
-feeding the animals
-cleaning & laundry
-cuddling and patting the animals
-help administer medications
-help with wound treatment
If you feel you have what it takes or are willing to become someone that has what it takes, please private message us your name, email, phone number, availability and skills.
Please share this page on your own pages to help us find more volunteers.
Our friends at NSW Hen Rescue have recently saved approx 200 ex-laying hens from slaughter. Our friends at Little Oak Sanctuary took on around 50 hens with the view to rehome 20-30 of them in the future. If you are able to give a safe (no kill), secure (fox and predator proof housing), life-long loving home to these ladies please fill out the adoption form at the link here.
You can help save hens from slaughter by becoming a Hen Hero and donating $30 per month. Or you can make an urgent single gift today. Click here to find out more.
Local artist, Steffi Linton, sold lots of amazing miniature animals at the ICAS Stall at the Living Green Festival with all proceeds going to A Poultry Place Sanctuary. $10 each or three for $25. Her mammoth effort saw her raise $1500 for the sanctuary. If you are sorry to have missed out on adopting one of the creatures, you can get in touch with Steffi via email@example.com to arrange the paperwork :).