You may be aware that hedgehog numbers in Britain have undergone a rapid decline from over 30 million in the 1950s to under 800,000 in 2012, but here at Brent Lodge Wildlife Hospital we are doing what we can to halt this in West Sussex and East Hampshire. We treat around 600 sick, injured or […]
We are seeking new Trustees to join the Board. The voluntary role provides oversight, stewardship, and good governance to support the purpose of the charity and ensure donations are spent in the correct way. We are particularly keen to hear from experienced people in the legal, financial, retail, or public sectors. If you are interested […]
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our Founder, Dennis Fenter. He passed away yesterday peacefully in his sleep. We would like to send our sincerest condolences to his wife Yvonne and all of his close friends and family. We are all thinking of you at this difficult time. It has […]
We are looking for support with the BRENT LODGE BIG BUILD Capital Appeal that will enable us to move towards reaching our vision. So we would like to ask for your consideration to support us to make an even bigger impact on British Wildlife. Phase 2 will be undertaken in 5 stages. These will include […]
We are really pleased to update you on the progress of our recent rehabilitation cage appeal, we are in need to replace our existing cages, so we can provide better ’housing’ for more patients. Thanks to the generosity 2 anonymous donors, a remaining legacy donation, Animal Friends Insurance, Marjoorie Coote Animal Trust, and The Audrey […]
We are really honoured to announce us as the winners for Best Rescue Centre UK at this years Animal Star Awards, recognising the care we give to wildlife. We have been congratulated by many of you and whist we appreciate it. I just want to make it clear that this award is for all of our […]
We are really pleased to say that we received confirmation that our plans were successful and given permission to go ahead with the site redevelopment. The re-build or the ‘BIG BUILD’ project is required due to the ever-increasing number and variety of patients we are treating each year. We are just simply running out of […]
We were really lucky and humbled to receive the Hero to Animal award 2017 and 2018 presented to us by Fred Dineage at the Observer Community Awards. Receiving this award means so much to us and we would like to thank everyone who voted for us.
Simon Parkin, ITV Meridians Weather Presenter, popped into visit us and our spikey friends to get an update on our clay covered hedgehog ‘Cassius Clay’. Click the picture to see our TV star hedgehog with Simon and Emma Pink, Animal Care Manager, to find out how he is getting on.
We recently had an unusual looking patient arrive at the hospital, the ball of clay (pictured below) could easily have been mistaken for nothing more than …… well just a ball of clay. However once examined further you could just make out a few spikes protruding from the mass of mud, which means it must […]