Mucky escape for a clay covered hedgehog!! (AKA Cassius Clay)

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 […]

NEW WORTHING CHARITY SHOP NOW OPEN!

¬†We are proud to announce that Brent Lodge has opened a NEW charity shop in The Guildbourne Centre in Worthing. The shop was kindly opened on Saturday 7th January by the Mayor of Worthing. This will be our 3rd charity shop, with the others located in Selsey and in Havant. All of our shops sell […]

Volunteers required

Do you know someone who would love the opportunity to work with some incredible animals? We are currently looking for hard working, dedicated volunteers to help care for the sick and orphaned wildlife we help at Brent Lodge. There are many different areas of volunteering work to choose from and something for everyone, from hands-on […]

Can you help with prizes please?

We have lots of fundraising events for the hospital throughout the year, and running a tombola at these events is a great way for us to raise funds. However, we need tombola prizes! So if you have any items that you could let us have as prizes for our tombolas we’d be very grateful. We […]

If you need urgent help …

Please note that our emails and Facebook & Twitter messages are not monitored constantly. Although we are happy to answer general wildlife queries via all those, it may take some time. If you need urgent advice about sick or injured wildlife, please phone us on 01243-641672.

Wildlife Crime

We are currently seeing a worrying number of cases of wildlife crime being mentioned in the news and on social media. Recent cases include deliberate cruelty to a baby swan, and the destruction of nests with baby birds by builders and tree-fellers. Wildlife crime includes the persecution of protected native species of flora and fauna, […]

Hetty the TV star

This is TV wildlife presenter Nigel Marven with “Hetty”, one of our resident disabled hoggies. Nigel and Hetty both appeared on Good Morning Britain this morning to discuss the plight of hedgehogs. If you missed it, you can watch Nigel and Hetty at http://www.itv.com/goodmorningbritain/news/hedgehogs-could-be-extinct-in-some-parts-of-uk-in-ten-years Hetty was a star. She is blind in one eye, so […]

Back to the Wild

A very short video clip, taken by our staff member Rob Hayler, of a Sparrowhawk being released back to the wild. The bird had spent over a month at Brent Lodge Wildlife Hospital after being injured in a road traffic accident. Successful rehabilitation back to the wild, giving animals a second chance, is why we […]