Saving British Wildlife in the Sussex, Surrey & Kent Area
Helpful Hints & Tips
What to do if you come across injured animals or young animals on their own.
If you are out and about and you find an animal that looks like it needs rescue or assistance, it may not necessarily be the case. For injured animals, it’s generally pretty obvious if they need looking after. Road traffic accidents and entanglement in wires, fishing lines etc are perhaps the most common problems but you may encounter animals which appear unwell or those which have become trapped inside objects or buildings. Common sense will often be the best guide but here are some helpful tips on specific problems.