Do you know who to contact if you come across an injured wildlife animal?
Have you heard of Hessilhead Wildlife Rescue Centre located in Beith?
The centre cares for Scotland’s injured and orphaned wildlife and has been running for more than 35 years. The centre operates an emergency service and is available to give advice on wildlife problems throughout the day.
Hessilhead aims to rescue, treat, rehabilitate and release birds and animals back to the wild and has facilities and experience to treat all species of Scottish wildlife. Facilities at the Centre include an intensive care unit, a swan/seal hospital with an indoor pool, a hedgehog unit, and more than 60 outdoor aviaries, enclosures and release pens.
The centre is not generally open to the public but they can sometimes hold open days each June. If you come across and injured animal or bird, you can call 01505 502415. You can find more information here Help injured wildlife in Scotland | Hessilhead Wildlife Rescue Centre Beith