Latest News & Events2020-08-20T10:13:17+01:00

Latest News & Events

Introducing Yorick!

January 10th, 2020|

Introducing a new member of our fabulous Goat Family in December 2019 – Yorick, who is only 2 feet tall! We rescued Yorick when someone reported to us that he was wandering about on the moors with [...]

2019 Dog Show Pics!

August 29th, 2019|

Dogs Day Out! We held our annual Dog Show this year on 4 August and it really was a fabulous day with lots of visitors of both the 2-legged and 4-legged kind! To see more about the [...]

Haymaking time!

July 10th, 2019|

The weather dictates our Haymaking time and waits for no man. So regardless of the fact that it was also our Summer Event day on 30 June, it was time to get stuck in AFTER our long [...]

The Walsh Kennel Block

June 25th, 2019|

Mrs Dorothy Walsh - a Bleakholt Treasure We wanted to honour the dedication, hard work, support and loyalty of Dorothy Walsh by naming our new kennel block after her and her Family. Many of you will know [...]

A Cheeky hello….

April 9th, 2019|

..........from our smallest pig, Jamie! Jamie was part of the craze for micro pigs and would have only been the size of a cat back then. He was abandoned here back in 2014 and although quite small [...]

Help Us to Help Them

February 13th, 2019|

Safeguarding Our Future Most of you will know that as a Charity we rely solely on donations and legacies for our survival. We have made it our mission to take care of those who have no-one and [...]

Farm Life 2018

January 2nd, 2019|

We would like to send out a massive thank you from our Farm section to everyone who donated treats, fruit, veg and papers for bedding throughout the year. This really was a massive help and has saved [...]

Box Bunnies

December 14th, 2018|

14 December 2018 These two gorgeous girls were left in cardboard boxes on the road outside the Sanctuary two weeks ago. It's sad as always, but at least they ended up in a place that is safe, [...]

Volunteer Posts Available

November 21st, 2018|

Please note that you have to be over 18 to volunteer.   Is Reception work/admin duties your thing? Please make enquiries with our Sanctuary Manager, Karen Weed at the email address below. As always, we value your [...]

Microchipping our pets

September 6th, 2018|

Why take the risk? Please get your pet microchipped – you know it makes sense! All Bleakholt dogs (compulsory since 2016), cats & rabbits are chipped whilst staying with us before adoption. We have run a chipping [...]

Make way for the sunshine!

March 13th, 2018|

So we've had gales, snow, snowdrifts and freezing cold weather lately – but hurrah! today, Tuesday 13 March, we had some lovely sunshine! Here’s Jacob, Gary, rabbits Jenny, Sixpence & Tulula and Tulip all soaking up the [...]

Charlie cheers up!

February 22nd, 2018|

Let us introduce you to Charlie, who is our light Sussex Bantam cockerel. Charlie was not too happy in his old home as he was housed with 3 other cockerels and was being picked on. This is [...]

How we start our day….

January 18th, 2018|

Great start to the day. To cheer us all up before we started work, Leo told the funniest joke ever! hmmmm…...he wouldn’t tell us where he heard it though….. just pawsed for thought! So after the joke [...]

Rainbows and Clouds

September 14th, 2017|

  We consider ourselves very lucky to be able to work in such beautiful surroundings and have such wonderful views whilst we work. Not only that, but we are surrounded by all our amazing animals, giving their [...]

Arena chit-chat

January 6th, 2017|

Our new (recently completed) Equine Arena is going down a storm with our residents. The Arena is in use every day and we are continuing to see the benefits for our animals.  Our amazing team are doing [...]

Weight watchers diet?

December 7th, 2016|

Tilly is the latest addition to join our happy band of pigs. When she came to us she was extremely overweight and had to go on a very strict diet, which she was not at all happy about [...]

The beauty of bunnies

October 26th, 2016|

These gorgeous fluff balls pictured below are Billie and Anthony, sister and brother who were around 9 weeks old when they came to us. Their Mum was found on a playing field and kindly taken in by [...]

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