Apparent Welfare Improvement at British Horse Fair

Critter News

Welfare officers from international animal welfare charity The Donkey Sanctuary have reported an improvement in the welfare of donkeys and other equines at this year’s Appleby Horse Fair in Cumbria, which finished earlier this week. Staff from The Donkey Sanctuary worked closely with the RSPCA, World Horse Welfare, Redwings Horse Sanctuary and The Blue Cross to promote donkey welfare at Britain’s largest horse fair.

A little hedgehog story

10,000 Birds

It appears that hedgehog numbers in the UK have dropped by 25% in the last 10 years , so every hedgehog that can be saved is extremely worthwhile. Sadly you do tend to see more roadkill hedgehogs than hedgehogs enjoying the countryside. My parents live on the east coast of the UK and see hedgehogs quite regularly due to the fact that they live in a small country village. They released the hedgehog onto the countryside in Lincolnshire.