Brinsley Animal Rescue

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200 Rabbits

Today we reached the 200 rabbit milestone, that's sadly 200 that we have been unable to save this year and had to turn away, more than we have rehomed in the past 3 years. The situation with unwanted pets increases year on year, leaving rescue centres...

5 Piggies Rescue

This morning we took delivery of another five pigs, thats 18 we have rescued this year and a total to 14 we currently have at the sanctuary. These group of five are three sisters and two brothers, bred irresponsibly, destined for slaughter had we not rescued...

Barn Owl Released

We took in a grounded Barn Owl chick some weeks ago which we have hand reared. Once he was eating food own his own, we moved him to our large aviary, as it's essential to minimise human contact with wild animals. If they get too...

Swan Released

Amongst many jobs completed today, we released the male swan we took in last week. He came to us with a large fishing hook through his foot, this caused a lot of swelling and infection. This large boy has been with us for a week...

Meet Smoky and Jet

Meet Smoky and his girlfriend Jet who have come from a school that could no longer care for them. This lovely couple of 7 years are a bonded pair and are now looking for a permanent home, as are three other pairs we have at the...

Fox Cub Arrives

This beautiful fox cub arrived at the weekend, we believe her mother has been killed, and there are no signs of other cubs. Fortunately she is eating herself and she's doing well. Currently she's in our animal hospital ready to go for blood test, then...

Swan Rescue

This unfortunate swan managed to get a large fishing hook caught in his foot. This has now been removed by a vet and he's with us whilst resting and completes a course of antibiotics. All looks positive for a release back with his partner in a...

Derek Trotters Arrives

As soon as the three boys move to their new home, Derek Trotters arrives. Derek is a young male and so has a lot of energy and growing to do. He's very sweet, we couldn't let him live on his own and we have the perfect...

Percy, Penelope and Pumbaa Rehomed

Percy, Penelope and Pumbaa went to their new home. It was an early start for us this morning, who gets up at 5am on a weekend! Today it was a 2 hour drive to their beautiful new home. This trio of siblings were an unwanted litter They...

Barn Owl

This young Barn Owl came in a few weeks ago as a chick, he had come out of the nest. This can occur by accident, it can be on purpose by the mother. This all sounds awful, but sometimes nature is cruel to be clever,...

Announcement – We now Rescue Cats

On 9 June 2019, the Nottingham based Charity Animal Accident Rescue Unit (AARU) was dissolved. We have been working very closely with their Trustees to continue the amazing work the volunteers of AARU have achieved over the decades. AARU provided a volunteer animal ambulance service...

Bunny Release

You may remember we had four baby wild rabbits that came in a couple of months ago, well today all four were successfully released. Hand rearing rabbits is very difficult and many don't make it. Naturally their mothers only feed a few times a day, their...