Caroline's Blog

In the spring & summer months, I am often too busy to write regular Blogs, but our Facebook group is updated regularly and will give you the latest news from Vale. Join us on Facebook by clicking the link Thanks, Caroline.


Gull falls into vat of curry!

Anyone fancy a curry? This poor chap did! Sadly he was enjoying it so much he fell in! I don’t think any of us have experienced such an orange greasy gull to deal with before… but boy did he smell good! 😉 We’ve cleaned him up and he is doing well,... read more

Can you help with our Open Day?

I have a few more appeals for our Open Day, taking place on Sunday 3rd July. We need: * More crafts for our Craft Marquee * More wildlife/conservation charities – to book either of these please email me 🙂 * Plants for our plant stall * Cakes for the cake stall *... read more

Freezer Appeal

All species of UK wildlife are treated at Vale, and as you can imagine, this means keeping a very wide variety of food for them at the hospital, so we are always prepared. Our freezer has to be big to accommodate all these many different types of food, but a disaster... read more

Open Day – Sunday 3rd July 2016

Come and enjoy a family day out at our Open Day. This is your only opportunity to see behind the scenes inside one of the busiest wildlife hospitals in the UK during the busiest time of the year. As well as the hospital tours, there will be lots more on our 30-acre... read more

Badger cub to have operation on leg

Our poor little badger cub has taken a turn for the worse. We are pulling out all the stops and doing everything we can… Please help us with the costs of caring for him… If you are in the UK, please text ” VALE03 £3 ” to 70070 to donate £3... read more

Vale Wildlife Spring 2016 Appeal

Vale Wildlife Hospital & Rehabilitation Centre NEEDS YOU HELP!!  SPRING 2016 APPEAL  Please help us to raise urgently needed funds to continue our work. The Hospital costs around £30,000 EVERY MONTH to run and with few fundraising opportunities over the winter... read more

The Ceva Animal Welfare Awards 2016

Ceva Animal Health are a company that acknowledges and rewards those who work to improve the welfare and care of animals, which is why we have created the Ceva Awards  for Animal Welfare. Each year we recognise and thank those who have gone above and beyond the call... read more

Introducing a new member to our team

We are very pleased to announce that Vale Wildlife Hospital will soon be welcoming a new member to our dedicated team of staff, caring for sick, injured and orphaned wild mammals and birds. Lucy Kells, currently the hospital manager and veterinary nurse at Wildlife... read more