Brinsley Animal Rescue

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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...

Little Owl

You think you’ve got your day all planned out and then a little bedraggled baby owl turns up in a box that needs your help urgently!! Look at that little face!! He’s now nice and warm and had a really good feed. Phew. Let’s hope he’s...

Meet the Boys

Meet Walter and Eddie, the latest handsome boys to join the sheep herd. They are Jacob sheep from a school farm project. It’s forecast to rain all week so they’ll have to wait a bit longer for us to get their enormous winter woolly coats...

Three Piggies Arrive

Meet Percy, Penelope and Pumbaa. Penelope and her two brothers, only a year old and recent members of the sanctuary. These three are the lucky ones, they'll be going to a new home in a few weeks, we still have 5 others looking for life-long homes.   ...

Heron

We don't take Herons in very often, when we do they have usually come on the wrong side of man. Often they have been been shot with air rifles, swallowed plastic or tangled up with fishing wire. This chappie though is a bit of a...

Pearl and Gem Arrive

Meet Pearl and Gem, mother and daughter Dartmoor Ponies and absolute sweeties, who arrived at the rescue last week. They soon got accepted into the rest of the herd in the field, these beautiful girls are inseparable and adorable. ...