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Taking on a rescue pet is a big responsibility, but it is also extremely rewarding. If you are considering getting a pet, please talk with a member of OAS as we have lots of lovely rescues seeking forever homes. At OAS we care for a wide variety of rescues from family friendly pets to experienced owners only. It is therefore vital that before you take an animal home we are able to discuss living arrangements. The staff at OAS work with you to find the right recue pet. We always have lots pets seeking forever homes and we hope one day we will find the right new home for them all. Find out who we are caring for today by clicking here.

article-HYCH-rehoming-2Why Rehome a Rescue?

Rehoming a rescue gives our residents a second chance to find love.

How to Rehome a Rescue

Please call 01865 890239 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. expressing your intrest. Please visit our 'Rehome' page to see who we are caring for today.



Why Donate?

The Animal Sanctuary is entirely reliant on donations from supporters. We receive no Government funding so even the smallest donations are greatly appreciated.

How to Make a Donation

Please click here to find out all the different ways you are currently able to donate to our rescues.

Why Volunteer?

There are a number of different ways that you are able to support The Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary. We are readily available to talk with you about the different ways that you are able help to make a positive impact to our rescues welfare.

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If you would like to help at the Sanctuary or in one of our charity shops, please call 01865 890239 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Volunteering at the Sanctuary

We need volunteers to help with jobs at the Sanctuary. From taking our dogs for a walk to helping keep on top of site maintenance. Read about our different Sanctuary volunteer job roles here.

article-HYCH-shopsVolunteering in our Charity Shops

Could you spare a few hours a week to help out in one of our charity shops? From helping customers to sorting donated items. Please read about volunteering in our charity shops here.

article-HYCH-fundraising-2Why Fundraise in aid of OAS?

Fundraising can be fun and a great way of getting active and involved with OAS Charity. Money raised goes directly to the animals at OAS helping to improve their quality of life.

How to Fundraise

If you would like to fundraise for OAS, we are here to offer advice and support every step of the way. For how to get started and fundraising ideas please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Dates for the Diary

Here are a few things you can be expecting from OAS this year, please save these dates in your diary.

Petplan Insurance

Looking to insure your pet?

Choose Petplan. Petplan works with more animal rehoming charities than any other pet insurance provider, and we’re committed to supporting charities and the vital work they do in any way we can.

Petplan now works with over 1,200 charities throughout the UK and in 1994 formed the Petplan Charitable Trust which has raised over £7million towards a better, healthier world for animals.

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Give As You Live

Help The Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary. Just by shopping online. Shop with your favourite stores and they'll donate to The Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary - all without charging you a penny more.

From John Lewis to Expedia, you can compare thousands of products and brands that will all raise money for any UK cause and get the best deal online.

Get started raising money for The Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary today by clicking their logo to the right.

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Give A Car

Do you own a vehicle that you want to sell or get rid of? Then please think about donating it to us through Giveacar!

Giveacar raises money for UK charities by scrapping and selling old cars. They provide a nationwide FREE service which:

Arranges the collection of the vehicle from your home.

Depending on its age and condition, recycles it at an authorised facility or sends it to auction.

Scrap donations raise about £100 for the charity (depending on the price of metal) while auction cars can raise much more.

To arrange donation of a car, visit Give a Car by clicking their logo to the right.

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Seeneys - Pet Supply Specialists (Abingdon)

Over the last few years Seeneys pet supply store in Abingdon have very kindly been collecting toy, food and bedding donations in aid of the animals at The Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary. We are so grateful for their support and we hope to work with you for the foreseeable future. Thank you again to all the Seeneys staff and customers who help keep our animals happy.

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