Calendar of Events

Our monthly Open Days are great family days out and visitors can look round The Ark, meet some of our cats and dogs, enjoy a delicious homemade lunch or tea and bag themselves a bargain from one of our many stalls selling gifts, books, bric a brac, jewellery and toys. The Ark is open on these days from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. and admission is free apart from at our big July Open Day, with its extra attractions.

March Madness Open Day
Date
Sun 12th Mar 2017
Time
11 am - 4 pm

Spring into action and visit the cats and dogs, or why not join our volunteers? Homemade lunches and teas, gifts, books, bric-a-brac etc.
Click on the button below to download a poster for this event.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2017
Date
Tue 4th Apr 2017
Time
19.45

The Annual General Meeting of Ashbourne & District Animal Welfare Society will be held at 7.30 p.m. on Tuesday 4th April 2017 at The Ark, Wyaston Road, Ashbourne, DE6 1NB. We hope that as many members as possible will attend the meeting to find out how things are progressing with the Society and to exercise their votes, so please try to come if you can. For those members who are unable to attend but who would like to vote by proxy, a form and agenda can be obtained from The Ark, or you can download one by clicking on the button below. If you would like more information, please contact me at The Ark.

Peter Smith, Chairman

Healthy Hound & Fit Feline Open Day At The Ark
Date
Sun 9th Apr 2017
Time
11 am - 4 pm.

Vet on site so get your pet MOT'd! Advice on diet, exercise dental care, age related illness etc. Microchipping only 10. Visit the kennels and cattery. Homemade lunches & teas, gifts, books, bric a brac etc

Open Day and Fun Dog Show at The Ark
Date
Sun 14th May 2017
Time
11 am - 4 pm.

The Allsorts Dog Show starts at 12.30 and as you would guess has classes for all sorts of dogs inc. waggie tails, good looks, shining coats, puppies and just all round great dogs. Visit the kennels and cattery, home-made lunches & teas, gifts, books, bric a brac etc.

Dancing Dogs Open Day at The Ark
Date
Sun 11th Jun 2017
Time
11 am - 4 pm

The Ark's version of Strictly Come Dancing! Enjoy displays of freestyle dancing with dogs and heelwork to music by Together Dog Training. Visit the kennels & cattery, lunches and teas, gifts, books, bric a brac.