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Gerard & Walter move to their new home

13 Feb 2011

We rescued Gerard and Walter back in in 2008, today finally they were moved to their new home, where they will be loved and fussed over, for the rest of their natural life. Pigs, when castrated and kept in pairs or groups, in suitable conditions, make fantastic pets. Pigs are highly intelligent, very sociable,  clean and surprisingly easy to look […]

Released – Rehabilitated Mallard

07 Feb 2011

This chap came to us early in the new year, exhausted and very weak. A few weeks of rehabilitation and he was ready to go. Its times like this that makes the 6am 14 hours days seem worth while.

Charity Shop targeted by burglars

06 Feb 2011

Last week we heard the disturbing news that the charity shop in Ripley that raises funds for us had been burgled. The shop was entered by the back causing £500 worth of damage to the doors, the thieves then stole a lot of jewellery, DVDs, computer games and even the charity collection boxes!. We can’t believe the […]

Meet Smartie and Billy, the Shetland Ponies

30 Jan 2011

These two boys Billy 6 years and Smartie 15 years, were originally rescued from owners that had abused them, unfortunately after sometime, the new owner could no longer afford to care for them so they have been taken on by us.

We’ve been on TV – BBC1 – Inside Out

26 Jan 2011

When we rescued Bertie the so called Micro-Pig, the BBC came with us to highlight the growing problem of breeders miss selling micro-pigs. Breeders sell them as ‘not growing larger than a Cocker Spaniel’, the reality is that they grow large and when kept un-castrated and on their own, can become extremely destructive. Watch the programme on BBC 1, East Midlands Inside Out.

Homes needed – 100 rescued battery hens

03 Jan 2011

Today we have rescued our first hens of 2011. Battery hens live a miserable existences and after a short life, the are sent for slaughter to maintain high egg production, in the name of cheap food.

2010 in Review – 791 Animals Rescued

02 Jan 2011

Since we formed over three years ago, each year we have steadily grown and rescued  more animals eachyear. This year we have reached a peak, rescuing almost 800 animals, including pets, farm and wild animals.

Expectations Shop

24 Dec 2010

Expectations Shop on Butterley Hill in Ripley has over the past few years donated some of its profits to Brinsley Animal Rescue Charity (1135508). However, the Trustees of the Charity have on-going concerns, with the management and running of the shop and have finally decided to cease all relations. This follows a period where we […]

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