Heron Release

Heron Release

On the 2nd October a heron was admitted into our care by Vets4Pets in Corby. A member of the public had found the heron by the roadside with wire tightly bound around its’ beak disabling it from being able to eat. V4P removed the wire and then brought the heron into us as he was very emaciated and needed some time to build his strength back up. On arrival, the heron was very weak and unable to pick up food by himself. We therefore had to force feed him for the first few days until he started to do it...

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

Hi all. Due to coronavirus, the way we are taking in new wildlife admissions has changed. Below are the steps we are asking you to take in order to keep everybody safe. Please contact the animal care team on 07951285366 in order to get advice about a wild animal and/or to book a time slot to bring it in to the centre. If you are unable to get through to us please text us and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Please note, we are only open 9-4 so if the text is left after this...

Invasive Species

Invasive Species

Unfortunately due to the Invasive Alien Species (Enforcement and Permitting) Order 2019 – regarding non-native animals; it is now an offence for us as a centre to treat and care for these animals. In particular for us, this means we will no longer take in grey squirrels, muntjac deer and Canada geese. If one is admitted to the centre, by law we will have to euthanise the animal. Licences – Previously, we were granted a licence to rehabilitate and release a specific number of each invasive species. This permission was revoked end of November 2019 and now the license (which has been...