Summer Open Day 2023

Goodheart Animal Sanctuaries Summer Open Day 2023

Our highly popular Summer Open Day will be returning this September at our beautiful 92-acre sanctuary in Worcestershire. We’ve got brand-new areas open to the public, as well as an incredible line-up of workshops, talks, and food stalls PLUS the opportunity to meet our friendly rescued animals! Date and time Saturday 23rd of September 2023, […]

Goodheart X Cooper & Gracie

Goodheart Animal Sanctuary and Cooper & Gracie Collaboration

We’re super excited to announce our latest partnership – with all-natural pet care company Cooper & Gracie! About Cooper & Gracie Craig was inspired to create Cooper & Gracie when his companion Tilba the vizla began suffering from an itchy skin condition. After struggling to find a chemical-free solution, Craig established his own range of all-natural, […]

How to have an ethical Easter for animals: tips and ideas

How to have an animal friendly easter

Easter is a time for celebration and joy, but for many animals, it can be a time of suffering and cruelty. From factory-farmed eggs to bunny-shaped chocolates made with milk from exploited cows, the traditional Easter festivities can have a negative impact on animals and the environment. However, with a few simple changes and adjustments, […]

Biscuit the Goose becomes BBC Radio 2 mascot

Biscuit the goose becomes BBC Radio 2 Mascot!

Get your camera and autograph book at the ready, as our very own Biscuit the Goose has become a radio sensation! Radio 2 presenter OJ Borg is on a mission to learn more about one of the nation’s most misunderstood animals – the humble goose – and banish the myths surrounding these supposedly “grumpy”, “loud” […]

10 Surprising Facts about Horses


From their intelligence to their social behaviours, horses are amazing animals for lots of different reasons. Read our blog post to learn 10 incredible facts about horses! 1. They can walk shortly after birth  Foals can stand up and walk within a few hours of being born and can run within a day. Foals grow […]

Goodheart X Ashes to Blooms

Goodheart x Ashes to Blooms Collaboration

We’re pleased to announce our collaboration with Ashes to Blooms: the home of wildflowers memorials.  Ashes to Blooms take the ashes of your loved one, whether a beloved person or a special pet, and combines them with their own mixture of UK native wildflower seeds and other natural ingredients to create bespoke seed balls for […]

Keeping pigs as pets

Pigs as pets

In recent years, the popularity of pigs as pets has skyrocketed, with many pig-lovers purchasing what they believe to be ‘mini’ or ‘micro’ pigs to live in their homes as companion animals.  The craze of keeping pet pigs has also been influenced in part by celebrity culture, with Paris Hilton, Victoria Beckham and Ariana Grande […]

Goodheart x The Vegan Stay

Goodheart Animal Sanctuaries and The Vegan Stay Collaboration

We’re delighted to announce our new partnership with The Vegan Stay! The Vegan Stay ( is a booking platform (similar to AirBnB) which lists vegan accommodation across the world. As well as helping to connect vegan and vegan-curious travellers with stays and experiences, the platform donates a portion of its service charge to animal sanctuaries, helping them […]

Could Avian Flu lead to the next pandemic?

Avian influenza a deadly pandemic waiting to happen

Avian Flu is not a new disease, but its rapid spread in recent years suggests that it’s now posing more of a threat than ever before. What is Avian Flu? Avian Influenza (commonly known as “Avian Flu” or “Bird Flu”) is an infectious disease which affects the respiratory, digestive and/or nervous system of birds. In […]