Wiltshire Wildlife Hospital Summer Fayre

30 July 2017

A huge thank you to Peter Norrey who has donated a very generous £2,500! This is a great help, especially this time of year with the 200 plus resident hedgehogs and other wildlife we are currently to caring for!

The cub looking very comfortable tucked into the sow.....the only draw back is, when mum's been lapping up her liquid food, baby has been known to receive a droplet or two! ...

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Wiltshire Wildlife Hospital shared Wiltshire Against The Badger Cull's event. ...

Sett surveying day

February 25, 2018, 11:00am

Want to learn more about badgers? Come along, meet like minded people and enjoy a picnic, all whilst learning about badgers. Please email wiltshirebadgers@gmail.com for more details

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The Badger continues to look after her cub against all the odds. She seems to accept my presence for keeping her fed and clean. Badgers are scrupulously clean animals, so trying to keep her comfortable, and up to her standard of cleanliness is quite challenging to say the least. ...

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The Buzzard who came in with the poorly eye is making a good recovery. We had to put him outside as he got too lively! ...

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We collected a Leveret after it was brought in from a field by a dog. Baby hares are left in grass forms above ground by the mother who will come back to feed it periodically. The leveret will be hand reared by Lesley who has been looking after them for the Wildlife Hospital for a number of years. ...

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Mrs Badger's cub is growing....she is an excellent mum. ...

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Hopefully Spring is just around the corner, before you start thinking of tidying up your garden or taking down that old shed....spare a thought for hedgehogs who could be hibernating in shrubbery/ under hedges and especially under sheds! We took 2 in who were fast asleep under a shed and weren't found until the whole structure was down.They were gathered up with all their nesting material and put in a box, we have taken them in to finish hibernating with us. ...

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Another road traffic collision, beautiful Tawny Owl. 99% of RTC owls bleed in to the eye,it is not obvious to the naked eye. We always check the birds ears as well which are parallel with the eyes, and hidden in the feather, bruising can occur and can be clearly seen, this is another indication of a bleed in the eye(s) All our owls eyes are checked by our avian vets with an Ophthalmoscope an instrument which looks at the back of the eye to check the retina. ...

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7 baby mice were delivered after being found in a factory in Amesbury. The lovely Corinne is hand rearing them along with the baby rabbits who are all doing well ...

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This Robin came in stuck to some resin which was soft when it landed in it then dried trapping the birds feet in the solid mass. With great care we dug him out eventually, only to lose him a 2hrs later......it was probably all too much for him.....but we tried. ...

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Thank You Animal Friends Pet Insurance!

Wiltshire Wildlife Hospital would like to thank Animal Friends Pet Insurance and the employee of the quarter (Gavin) for nominating us for there extremely generous donation of £3,000. This very generous donation will go towards the funding for the animal food supplies, which is one of our major ongoing expenses. Thank you Animal Friends for your support.


Have you found a sick, injured or orphaned animal and wondered where to find help and advice?
The Wiltshire Wildlife Hospital provides a 24-hour rescue and advice service for Wiltshire’s wildlife. Our team of dedicated volunteers rescues, treats, cares for and rehabilitates mammals, birds and reptiles in preparation for their release back to the wild in and around the Wiltshire area.

All animals admitted are given the same care and attention, regardless of species.

Emergency contact number: 07850 778 752


The Wiltshire Wildlife Hospital is treating an increasing number of animals and relies solely on memberships and donations. Every patient needs suitable accommodation, a specific diet, warmth, a quiet environment, regular care and monitoring. They may also need veterinary treatment and medication. Help them by becoming a supporter or donating towards this much-needed cause.