Meet Faith

Deckhand Faith Faith is our little ray of sunshine, our burst of energy, and our constant source of entertainment!Faith speaks Thai and is super proficient in English so she is a life-long friend to most of our western volunteers. As well as being exceptionally positive and friendly, Faith is also outstanding in the clinic.  Faith […]

Meet Naing

Deckhand Naing Naing is the newest edition to our team and is a helpful and friendly guy. Naing mostly speaks Burmese, as do many people in diverse border town Sangkhlaburi, but also speaks Thai. He joined the team on the promise he will learn English too and we’re excited for him to be able to […]

Meet Fluke

Deckhand Fluke Fluke is a local lad that started helping Denise and the team with small tasks like carrying dog food inside, soon joined us for dog walks, and eventually became a full team member. Fluke is neurodiverse and has missed a lot of opportunities becasue of this, despite being friendly, energetic, and always eager to […]

Meet Sai-fah

Permanant Resident / Concierge Sai-fah Sai-fah, whose name translates to Thunder, is an old man who has moved in to retire comfortably. Sai-Fah lived in a pen for a while but was happier and more relaxed when allowed out. He was such a good boy he’s now been promoted to concierge and is free to […]

Meet Urs

Project Manager Urs Urs has been a close friend and supporter of many years. Recently he stepped up to a mammoth task and became our project manager for the new build. Urs designed almost every aspect of the sanctuary including the custom fences with movable panels to adjust pens, the concrete boundaries  with drainage fit […]

Meet Denise

Founder Denise Denise has always been an animal lover but truly turned her passion into action when she moved to Thailand. Denise has around 15 years experience helping street dogs and other animals, and has managed a clinic and facilitated vets and volunteers for 7 years. Denise runs a tight ship working around the clock […]

Meet Vicky

Commuincations manager Vicky Vicky came to volunteer with Denise for one week and two years later is still here! Vicky helps with the daily running of the sanctuary with walking, feeding, and cleaning, and also runs most of the social media. Vicky takes care of Nipper, Mack, Sweetie, and Sangkhla at the volunteer house and, […]

Meet Kate

Manager Kate Many of you will know Kate as she came into our lives as the owner of the local bar where she made sure volunteers were fed and watered (okay, beer-ed!), and also raised money to support the sanctuary. Kate joined us officially last year by volunteering when the bar was closed due to […]