Archive for October, 2009

4 Pygmy Goats

25 Oct 2009

We have taken in another 4 pygmy goats. These were kept by a breeder, they were bred and the kids sold as pets. They have been given up, probably due to the recession.

Hoglet Rescue

11 Oct 2009

These young hedgehogs or hoglets as they are known, were found wandering in the daytime.  Hedgehogs are nocturnal so a hog out in the daytime is usually a sign that something is wrong. These two are weaned off their mother but are too small for this time of year. They need to be above 500 grams […]

Another hen rescue

11 Oct 2009

We have waited a long time to do another hen rescue but this weekend we have secured a retirement for 80 ex bats. have now collected the ladies and hope to get them into their new homes as soon as possible.  We will be ringing people that are currently on our waiting list for hens.

Street Collection 11th Oct 09

09 Oct 2009

This Sunday Nottingham Animal Rights will kindly be doing a street collection on behalf of Brinsley Animal Rescue in Nottingham city centre.  If you are able to spare some time or cash then please lend your support and find our supporters in St Petersgate.

We rehome our first pig!

06 Oct 2009

We get quite frustrated by the usual phone calls about pet pigs, but for once we received a call with a difference. Far too often we get calls from people who have bought piglets from a breeder, then several months later the pig is too large and destructive and they don’t want them any more and […]

Penny the Pig rehomed 3 October 09

03 Oct 2009

  We get quite frustrated by the usual phone calls about pet pigs, but for once we received a call with a difference. Far too often we get calls from people who have bought piglets from a breeder, then several months later the pig is too large and destructive and they don’t want them any more […]

Dougle & Bert Rehomed 3 October 09

03 Oct 2009

This pair of pigs are delightful. Dougle has a long mop of hair and Bert is short haired.  They both enjoy going out on the lawn and devouring the grass. We are unsure of the age of these 2 boys but would guess at 2-3 years old.  They are in need of a good home […]

Tonka Rehomed October 1 09

01 Oct 2009

Tonka was rescued from an unwanted home. He suffered from a condition called anal impaction that males can often get. This means that he sometimes cannot form his pellets and needed assistance. Therefore he needed to go to a home where this condition could be monitored. Tonka found a fabulous home with another male guinea pig […]