Brinsley Animal Rescue

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Bertie Arrives

Meet Bertie, the new goat recruit. Berie is only a year old, he's a Nubian castrated young man and looking for a life-long home where he can live with other goats. We have three goats looking for life-long homes. ...

Arabella and Harold Homed

This weekend we said goodbye to two lovely goats Arabella and Harold, they went to a new home living with other goats as pets. Arabella was an unwanted pet, Harold had been dumped in a farmers field. You may remember from an earlier post, Harold came...

Bob and Brenda Rehomed

Our volunteers have mixed feelings saying goodbye to Bob and Brenda, two geese that have been with us to seven years now. Geese make great guard dogs, they are territorial and if you're a stranger, beware of the loud honks and ankle nipping! Generally people are...

Mavis and Eric Rehomed

Today we took Mavis and Eric to a great new home where they now live as pet sheep, with other sheep. Mavis and Eric first came to us as unwanted pets, we have since provided them with sanctuary. By rehoming allows us to create space for...

Henry and Dixie Rehomed

Henry and Dixie have only been with us for a couple of months, however they have thankfully already been rehomed.   This young couple now have a home in a massive open field, with five companion pigs, three of which have come from us in the past,...

Kiwi Arrives at the Rescue

Recently we took a call to take in this amazingly affectionate Kune Kune pig, who we now call Kiwi, when her partner had to be ethanised. Initially we had to say no, as we have to all too often, we can only take animals in...

Rescue Stray Pig

Meet Colin, a rescued stray pig. Unfortunately we get inundated with calls to take on unwanted pets, pigs are no exception to this, sadly we have to many away away every week, we can only take them more in when we have space, space created when...

Open Day Success

A massive thank you to everyone who supported our annual Summer Open Day. Thanks to our hard working volunteers who have been so busy preparing, setting up, baking and clearing away. Thank you also to the 600 people who came and visited us, despite the...

Rescued Goose

On Sunday we were called to see if we could rescue a poor Canadian Goose at the Riverside Festival, he had collapsed amongst the crowds of people. We soon caught him and put him into a goose bag to safely transport him back to our wildlife...

Meet Henry and Dixie

These two are new admissions at the rescue, two unwanted pets Henry and Dixie. Thankfully they are safe now. [video width="576" height="320"...

Cow Pedicure Time

Although this looks a little brutal, the process of cutting the cows hooves doesn't hurt them at all, it's just like having your nails cut, but their nails are large and need a cutting disc on the end of an expert! The cows don't know...

Seagull Rehab

Based as far away from the sea as we possibly can be it isn't that often we get in gulls. However they are well known scavengers at tips and do come inland to see what human food they can scrounge. This cocky young gull came in...