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Pigeon

30 Jun 2021

This young Wood Pigeon was been admitted with a huge air pocket, larger than any we have seen.This can often be caused by the rupture of one or more of their internal air sacks, used for breathing. In this case the air pocket was so large, the pressure was affecting his breathing and preventing him […]

Tawny Owl Release

20 Jun 2021

This Tawny Owl has this week been successfully released back into the wild, we now have another Tawny Owl and Kestrel being prepared for soft release.This Tawny was the victim of a road traffic accident, he had been hit by a car and grounded. An X-Ray reveled that he’d received a broken wing however we […]

Blackbird Rescue

20 Jun 2021

Its frantic here as always, especially at the weekend when we are off work. So Friday evening we rescued Matilda and 9 piglets, yesterday we had a number of wildlife admissions, collected 3 goats from wales and admitted some unwanted pet rabbits. Today we have had more wildlife admissions including this quick turn around. This […]

Greylag Goose Rescue

12 Jun 2021

This week we took a number of calls from concerned members of the public regarding this Greylag Goose at @Attenbourgh Nature Reserve. It took several attempts to find him, going early in the morning before work and after. Finally on the third attempt one of our star volunteers caught him.The goose was really struggling to […]

Ponies Homed

06 Jun 2021

This weekend we took Willow and Dancer to their new life-long home.We have been working with these lovely girls for months now, training them so that they can be handled, hooves trimmed and get use to vets examinations. On the day they loaded into the horse box with ease and behaved impeccably on arrival at […]

Kitten

03 Jun 2021

This frightened little kitten got dumped in a box a few days ago outside someone’s workplace. Luckily a kind couple have taken him in for a few days and looked after him and fed and watered him. We’ve now taken him on so that we can get him blood tested and his solid little belly […]

Shearing Time

31 May 2021

Finally its dry enough to shear the sheep.We rounded them up into a stable and once settled, they were checked over, sheared one by one and given their favorite treat, cashew nuts. Before being returned to the fields they’ll be vaccinated, wormed and hooves trimmed.Now they are ready for this lovely sunshine!

Five Sheep Rescued

28 Apr 2021

No sooner have we found life-long homes for 3 ewes and a ram, we fill up again with five more rescued sheep.This crew came from a family that rescued them in good faith when they were off for slaughter, they had intentions of providing them with a life-long home. Unfortunately this didn’t work when the […]