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Piggies Rehomed

So far this year we are having greater success in rehoming piggies, sadly the calls to take them in, is remains relentless and far outweighs those we home. This weekend we said goodbye to the three boys that only arrived in February. As you can see...

Rabbits, Rabbits, Rabbits

Rabbits, rabbit, rabbits!!!!! The situation with unwanted rabbits isn't getting any better, this week we have had separate calls to take in 26, yes 26 in a week! Of these, we have managed to take 10 in today, sadly we don't have room for the other...

Billy finds a New Home

This weekend we rehomed our little Billy who first came to us in 2011, when he arrived with Smartie. Back then they were both very nervous boys, a result of neglect and mistreatment from a former home. Billy, a miniature Shetland pony is now full of...

Three Little Piggies

The relentless calls to take on pigs never eases. Lukilly for this trio we had space created by rehoming others. These three brothers are three years old, all castrated and super friendly, now looking for a forever home. Pigs do make amazing and rewarding pets, as long...

Patsy and Angel Homed

Today Patsy and Angel, two of our female goats went to a new home to live with a male. Angel was originally a stray, Patsy an unwanted pet, they have been together now for three years. We’ll miss this lovely pair, however we are very grateful for...

Ewe Rescued

This lovely young Ewe (to the RHS on the first pic) has just come to us as a stray. She was found on public land miles from any farm or other sheep, with no ear tag we are unable to locate her owner. She’s very nervous,...

Meet Mr Piggie

Meet Weebo, he has recently come in to the sanctuary. His story is one we hear far too often, a person who bought a so called "micro pig" which has now grown too large. Weebo is only 10 months old, he's actually small for a pig,...

Abandoned Bunnies Rescued

This week we have taken in another pair of abandoned rabbits. This beautiful and very friend pair of girls were found dumped in a layby next to a busy road. Fly tipped, thrown away as if life doesn't matter. Domestic rabbits would not stand a chance...

Ryan and Gary in their new Home

Also this weekend we rehomed Garry and Ryan. You may remember Ryan, he came to us as an orphaned Canadian gosling last spring. When his mother left her nest with her brood, Ryan misjudged the jump and fell over a wall and became separated. We took him...

Four Ducks Homed

Four of these ducks went to an amazing new home over the weekend, they now live with other ducks who photobombed this shot!! They also now live with some chickens! Three of the ducks were given up as pets a few months ago, we'll miss the...

Bertie Homed

Bertie an Anglo Nubian goat we rescued last year, has now been homed. Bertie is now at a great home near Buxton, where he'll live with Colin another goat, he'll enjoy lush grassland and an amazing view of the valley! He was introduced to his new buddy...

Field Maintenance

Running the sanctuary requires many different skill sets. These skills aren't just limited to caring for the many types of animals we rescue, we need to administer the charity, fund raise and there's also lots and lots of maintenance and repair activities to keep on...