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Wildlife emergency

Should you find a wild animal that needs to be rescued please try the organisations listed below. We regret that we do not have the trained staff to deal with injured animals.

If you think the law is being broken contact the police and ask for the wildlife liaison officer.

General wildlife in distress

  • Harper Asprey Wildlife Rescue
    A small registered wildlife charity. They originally started supporting local vets and now receive wildlife from the public. Available seven days a week for advice and admissions. They are sometimes able to collect and rescue wildlife in a variety of unusual situations. Their primary goal is to simply give these creatures a second chance.
    Contact details:
    Harper Asprey Wildlife Rescue, Marlborough House, Augustus Gardens, Camberley, Surrey GU15 1HL.
  • Tel: 01276 681668
    Fax: 01276 25255
    10am - 2pm
    By email

  • HART Wildlife 
    HART Wildlife Rescue is a registered charity whose main aim is to relieve the suffering caused to wildlife and to provide a rescue, treatment and rehabilitation service. Their new wildlife hospital at Soldridge Business Park, Medstead, near Alton, opened for business in July 2010. Their old premises at Overton is now  permanently closed.
    They offer a limited rescue service instead trying to encourage people to bring animals to the hospital, although they do have a small number of drivers to call on if the need arises.
    If you find an injured, sick or abandoned creature please telephone them on
    01420 562335. Please note this line is not manned 24 hours and an answering machine is often used while staff and volunteers are caring for wildlife.

    Contact details:
    Address: Unit 9, Lower Soldridge Business Park, Soldridge Road, Medstead,
    Nr Alton, Hampshire GU34 5JF.
    Tel: 01420 562335.
    By email.
  • Blackwater Wildlife
    Help and advice line only. Membership scheme that provides a newsletter and option for sponsorship.

    Contact details:
    Address: Woobinda, 8 Randell Close, Blackwater, Surrey GU17 9HF
    Telephone: 01276 31477
    Contact by email.
  • RSPCA - Control Centre
    Telephone: 08705 555 999


  • Swan Lifeline
    Emergency helpline telephone: 01753 859397
    Please give as much information as possible about the problem or injury affecting the swan, including the location and ring number - if known - and your contact number. (They like to have a contact number and it is a great benefit if you can meet their rescuer.) See advice on their website

    Contact details:
    Address: Cuckoo Weir Island, South Meadow Lane, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 6SS
    Telephone: 01753 859397
  • Fax: 01753 622709.

  • Swan Sanctuary
    if you need to report an emergency call 01932 240790. Please make sure you have the exact location of the sick or injured swan to hand for us to pass on to our rescuers. See advice on their website

    Contact details:
    Address: Felix Lane, Shepperton, Middlesex, TW17 8NN.
    Telephone: 01932 240790.