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Directory of animal rescue web sites mainly in the UK. Grouped by location and animal.

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  • Branston Bunny and Small Animal Rescue: Branston, Burton On Trent, Staffs: We are a small independently run rescue specialising in caring for rabbits, hedgehogs, squirrels, pigeons and small birds.
  • Dorset Wildlife Rescue: Poole Dorset: We rescue, treat & rehabilitate wild mammals incl foxes, deer, hedgehogs, bats, badgers & birds of prey.
  • East Sussex Wildlife Rescue & Ambulance Service Operates an emergency service for wildlife in need across the county of East Sussex.
  • Feathers & Prickles wildlife rescue: Raunds, Northamptonshire: : We are a non profit rescue taking injured or orphaned wildlife that 24 hour care. We also take domestic animals on request.
  • HART Wildlife Rescue: Overton, Hampshire: : HART Wildlife Rescue cares for sick, injured and abandoned wildlife. Our main objective is to return all our patients to the wild as soon as they are fit and strong enough to fend for themselves. Based at Medstead, near Alton, it is the only centre in Hampshire that cares for all wildlife.
  • Help Wildlife: National Organisation: Detailed advice about when and how to help injured and orphaned wildlife and UK wide listings of wildlife rescue organisations
  • Leafy Shade Rescue: birmingham/ nuneaton: http:/ We try to help orphaned or injured wild life.
  • The Nature Blog: Hampshire: The ramblings of an amateur naturalist.
  • The New Arc : Aberdeenshire: All types of wildlife rescued and rehabilitated. Available 24 hours.
  • Oakley Animal Rescue: Buckinghamshire: O.A.R is an organisation that offers first aid to injured wildlife, as well as searching for and locating missing pets. We act as an ambulance service, taking casualties to the local wildlife hospital, and therefore only operate in the local area.
  • Tracey's Wildlife Rescue: Yate, Bristol: small home based wildlife rescue and rehabilitation centre for injured or orphaned wildlife.
  • UK Safari: Not a rescue centre but a site for anyone interested in the wildlife and countryside of Britain. Features facts, photos, and a free newsletter. Go there now.
  • Wildlife A&E: Surrey/sussex borders: Rescue all British Wildlife, have 15+ years experience, non-profit organisation,in the Surrey and Sussex area rescuing sick, injured and orphaned wildlife, returning them to wild as soon as they are fit and able
  • A Wild Life with Animals: Brierley: Animal rescue, ambulance + conservation. A family friendly place to give animals a voice + discuss all things animal conservation. HMRC Registered Charity.
  • Badgers
  • Badgerland Information about the British/Eurasian Badger and links to other badger-friendly sites
  • Badger Watch and RescueDyfed: Ceridigion, Carmarthanshire and Pembrokeshire: Badger protection and rescue organisation operating in Wales.
  • Cheshire Badgers account and pictures of badger watching activity
  • Cornwall badger rescue: st.ives cornwall: Rescue injured and distresed badger and give advise on badger subjects
  • Gwent Badger Group: Gwent area: Badger rescue rehabilitation, sett protection and education.
  • Herefordshire Badger Group: Working for the conservation of badgers in Herefordshire.
  • New Forest Badger Watch
  • Neath Port Talbot Badger Group A wildlife animal site, dedicated to the protection of the badger meles meles, one of the UKs best known mammals. Group based at Neath and Port Talbot and looks after local badgers and setts. Site inlcudes information, contacts, pictures, forum, guest book etc.
  • North East Essex Badger Group One of over 80 such groups within theU K that are members of the National Federation of Badger Groups
  • BATS
  • The Bat Conservation Trust
  • Herts & Middx Bat Group: Advice care and rescue of grounded injured or orphaned bats by licensed carers in Hertfordshire or Middlesex
  • North Devon Bat Care: Barnstaple: Bat Rescue North Devon, Grounded bat, injured bat, bat disturbed by building work, bats and cats, catted bat, bat care, help I found a bat, baby bat,
  • FOXES (See entries under Animal Rights)
  • Foxwatch & Squirrel Support:
    National Society dedicated to the welfare of foxes, squirrels, chipmunks, hedgehogs, etc. Membership of active and non-active like-minded people. Publishes 'Bushy-Tales' no less than 6 times a year for the Members - new members very welcome. Advice available
  • London Fox: London: Takes a serious and light-hearted look at foxes in London. Not a rescue site but very informative.
  • National Fox Welfare Society Volunteer organisation in the UK dedicated to helping foxes. Lots of information and links - a superb site.
  • The Fox Project A charity dedicated to the protection, rescue, and advocacy for the wild fox. It operates in S.E. England, in the Kent, Surrey, and Sussex and S. London areas. As well as speaking up for the fox, it  provides rescue for injured and abandoned foxes and works closely with volunteers and wildlife to provide for their care and rehabilitation back into the wild.
  • British Hedgehog Preservation Society: Founded in 1982 and Based in Shropshire (but covers the UK) BHPS provides help and advice on hedgehogs and maintains a list of hedgehog and wildlife care centres across the UK who can take hedgehogs in. Produces education packs for schools and a wide range of information leaflets. (Loads of useful stuff on here - Ed)
  • C.R.A.S.H. (Care, Rehabilitation & Action for Sick Hedgehogs) Care, Rehabilitation & Aid for Sick Hedgehogs. A wildlife hospital specialising in the care,treatment and rehabilitation of sick,injured and orphaned hedgehogs in Dorset.
  • East Boldre Hedgehog Rescue: East Boldre, Hants: Hedgehogs rescued, rehabilitated and released in New Forest and surrounding area
  • Epping Forest Hedgehog Rescue: Loughton, Essex : Taking in sick, injured and orphaned hedgehogs from the West Essex & North East London areas. Emergency collection facility available for those without transport ( local areas only ) Very informative site
  • Fylde Hedgehog Rescue: North West Lancashire: A volunteer organisation based in North West Lancashire dedicated to providing high quality care for sick, injured and orphaned hedgehogs.
  • Hedgehogs
  • Hedgehog and Garden Birds Rescue: Staffordshire/West Midlands: Rescue and rehabilitate injured, wounded, ill or orphaned wildlife, Birds, Hedgehogs. We offer advice on wildlife
  • Hedgehog Bottom: Thatcham, West Berkshire: A small charity whose main aim is to relieve the suffering caused to native British hedgehogs and to provide a rescue, treatment and rehabilitation service.
  • Hedgehog Rescue: Bristol: Hedgehog rescue, rescuing sick, injured and orphaned hedgehogs in Bristol and surrounding area
  • Medway Hedgehog Rescue: Medway, Kent: Rescue For Hedgehogs Only, We Aim to Rescue, Rehabilitate & Release. Small home based charity
  • Pembrokeshire Hogspital (hedgehog hospital): Pembrokeshire: Dedicated to the care and rehabilitation of sick, injured and orphaned hedgehogs, returning them to the wild in most cases.
  • Prickles Hedgehog Rescue Centre: Cheddar Somerset: We are a hedgehog rescue centre caring for wild hedgehogs. To date we have cared for and released over 400 back to the wild. We are based in cheddar but pick up from Bristol, Bath, Somerset etc
  • Prickly Friends- a helping hand for hedgehogs: Grimston nr kings lynn norfolk: we rescue injured,sick or orphaned wild hedgehogs and rehab them back into the wild. based near kings lynn in norfolk uk
  • Spikes Sanctuary: PEEBLES - Scotland: Hedgehog rescue covering south of Scotland can help with other wildlife
  • West Midlands Hedgehog Rescue: Walsall, West Midlands: Caring for sick, orphaned and injured hedgehogs in the West Midlands and Staffordshire
  • Willows Hedgehog Rescue: Bromsgrove Worcestershire: Hedgehog helpline - Emergencies 24/7 General Enquiries 8am - 9pm
  • Anglesey Otter Project: Anglesey, Wales:
    Undertakes practical conservation for otters and river on Anglesey.Includes a monthly otter diary.
  • I.O.S.F (International Otter Survival Fund) Based on the Isle of Skye, Treat all wildlife casualties but specialise in otters and seals. Good network of people willing to help with transport so can take casualties from all over Scotland
  • OTTERNET Not a UK site but covers the World (mainly N.America) Lots of good otter stuff.
  • The Shrew Site Not really a rescue site but contains everything anybody would ever want to know about shrews.
    Most squirrel sites are concerned with how to get rid of them. These listed ones are more friendly.
  • Foxwatch & Squirrel Support:
    National Society dedicated to the welfare of foxes, squirrels, chipmunks, hedgehogs, etc. Membership of active and non-active like-minded people. Publishes 'Bushy-Tales' no less than 6 times a year for the Members - new members very welcome. Advice available
  • Friends of the Anglesey red squirrels: Llangefni, Anglesey: Red squirrel conservation on the island of anglesey. Reintroduction and release of captive and rehabilitated red squirrels.
  • Meon Valley Squirrel Rescue: Hampshire: Building up a network to find homes for squirrels in distress all over the UK.Web site also includes a little about squirrels in the United Kingdom. This site is devoted to the exchange of information, so would like to hear from anyone with relevent experiences to share.
  • Squirrel Ban - Deter Squirrels: SquirrelBan, Lancing, West Sussex: : Deter squirrels, stop squirrels, squirrel resistant, Squirrel proof bird feeder at Squirrel Ban.(ED. Not a squirrel hating site - just keeps them off bird feeders)
  • Squirrel Rescue: Bristol: Squirrel Rescue in Bristol.
  • Madingley Toad Rescue
  • Mustelid Rescue UK: National Organisation : Specialising in the rescue, raising, and rehabilitation to the wild of orphaned and injured young weasels and stoats.
  • Scottish wildcat: Morayshire: Text and image intensive site dedicated to the care and conservation of felis silvestris grampia, the Scottish wildcat.
  • Anglian Wolf Society: Operate a sanctuary for wolves in North Bedfordshire and support and raise funds for wolf conservation.
  • UK Wolf Conservation Trust Founded in 1995, the UKWCT, through its ambassadorial wolves, supports education, conservation and research.
  • Wolf Watch UK: The primary function of Wolf Watch UK is as a rescue centre for displaced wolves.