The Island SanctuaryThe Island Sanctuary has been in operation for over 25 years, catering for the needs of stray and abandoned dogs in Malta. It was originally founded and registered as a charity organisation under the name of Animal Samaritans in 1986 on Manoel Island. With the granting of an official lease to use Fort Tas-Silg, Delimara on 31st August 1991, the Animal Samaritans re-located to a more suitable and beneficial environment and changed its name to The Island Sanctuary. The Island Sanctuary is listed as a Voluntary Organisation, Identification number: VO/0038 with the Office of the Commissioner for Voluntary Organisations.
Adopting a pet!
This is the best form of help!
By donating money for our pets, the foundation will be used for necessary accessories such as bedding, feed and mandatory vaccinations.
By handing over blankets, bowls, dog food cans, materials and bedding for dogs and cats at home.
Donating your 1%
tax to this organization!
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