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Helping 'vermin'
We hear quite a bit of talk about ‘vermin’. Usually in the context of a bird or animal not being worthy of help, needing to be killed, or struggling to find...
Wed, 27 Oct, 2021 at 12:03 PM
Who to call for help with a wildlife casualty
If you have found a possibly sick, injured or orphaned wild bird or animal then it is essential that you act quickly. Our advice pages will help you to asse...
Wed, 5 May, 2021 at 6:49 PM
Caring for wildlife casualties yourself
If you find a sick, injured or apparently orphaned wild animal, you may well be tempted to care for it yourself. You’ll likely have formed an emotional atta...
Sat, 13 Nov, 2021 at 4:38 PM
The ethics of pigeon racing
If you have found a lost racing pigeon please read our article here first. Working in wildlife rescue has brought scores of lost, emaciated, dehydrated and...
Wed, 15 Apr, 2020 at 9:19 PM
I don't drive!
Not everyone who finds a wildlife casualty will have the ability to drive and this can lead to some tension and difficulties. TV might have given the impres...
Sun, 25 Apr, 2021 at 7:25 PM
Sending a casualty to rescue in an Uber
In our experience, most Uber drivers are quite happy to take a well-contained wildlife casualty to rescue on your behalf. There's no need to travel wit...
Sun, 25 Apr, 2021 at 7:20 PM
Releasing or rehoming hedgehogs in your garden
This is one of the most common enquiries we receive, often associated with some mention of needing some help with controlling slugs in the garden.   First...
Fri, 30 Apr, 2021 at 6:32 PM
Rescue Criticism
Getting hold of a rescue isn’t always easy and we understand that’s frustrating and stressful when you have a wild animal in need of help. You may be tempte...
Mon, 23 Aug, 2021 at 7:53 PM