Where have the quiet winters gone?

At Vale Wildlife Hospital, we have been rehabilitating sick, injured and orphaned wild animals for more than 32 years, having started in 1984 with a tawny owl needing long-term care. Today we care for over 4,000 casualties every year. Over the years we have seen the...

A Pioneer in UK Wildlife Rehabilitation

On Saturday 16th July 2016 we lost a pioneer in wildlife rehabilitation, Les Stocker, who died suddenly at the age of 73. Anyone involved in wildlife rescue and rehabilitation anywhere in the world will almost certainly have heard of Les Stocker, founder of St...

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,...

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 *...