A record number of dogs was abandoned over Christma, ending up at Assisi Animal Sanctuary in Conlig.
The sanctuary is seeking homes for 34 puppies and is anticipating the arrival of another 21. It is currently caring for 191 unwanted pets.
Green Party leader Steven Agnew said he would be running a fund raising Cup for a Pup coffee morning shortly.
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