Do pigs build nests?

We uncover the surprising truth about whether pigs build nests and the fascinating reasons behind this behaviour.

Goodheart wins Outstanding Farmed Animal Sanctuary Award 2022

Goodheart Animal Sanctuary wins Global Outstanding Sanctuary Award 2022

Goodheart Farm Animal Sanctuary, based in Worcestershire, has been named Outstanding Farmed Animal Sanctuary 2022 by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS). Goodheart was elected from over 200 GFAS-certified sanctuaries worldwide for this prestigious award, which recognises organisations displaying excellence in humane and responsible animal care as well as outstanding professionalism and ethics. GFAS […]

Remember A Charity Week 2023

Rescued sheep at Goodheart Farm Animal Sanctuary

Remember A Charity Week is an annual campaign that encourages more people to consider leaving a gift to charity in their Will. This year’s Remember A Charity Week runs from 11 to 17 September 2023.  Giving to a charity in your Will (after looking after loved ones, of course) can have a huge impact and […]

Alternative 3rd Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas for Leather

Alternative 3rd Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas for Leather

Looking for an alternative to the traditional 3rd wedding anniversary gift of leather? Here at Goodheart Animal Sanctuaries, we have a selection of gift ideas for animal lovers and vegans to celebrate a 3rd wedding anniversary in a cruelty-free way. Adopt a cow Let your husband or wife know how much you care by adopting […]

Goodheart X Washog

Washog laundry toy for kids

We’re delighted to announce that Washog will be donating 50% from sales of their fun products directly to our rescued animals here at Goodheart Farm Animal Sanctuary. What is Washog? It’s a bag, it’s a hog, it’s a Washog! Washog is brand new item designed for children (and fun-loving adults) which turns the boring task […]

Do rabbits make good pets for children?

Do rabbits make good pets for children

Rabbits are often considered to be cuddly animals that are easily taken care of and therefore, the perfect pet for children.  In a survey conducted by PDSA to a selection of the UK’s rabbit owners, 26% commented that they had indeed brought rabbits into the home as a result of their children wanting a pet. While […]

Five ways to give to our animals (without spending money)

Rescue work

We know that the cost of everything is rising right now and as a charity which receives no government funding, we’re feeling the strain too. Over the last couple of months, we’ve seen increases across most areas, including: Animal feed: Pig, sheep, and goat feed has increased by £2 a bag which means our costs have […]

Play our Weekly Lottery!

Play our weekly lottery

We’ve just launched our Goodheart lottery! We’ve teamed up with Unity Lottery, the UK’s fundraising lottery scheme designed to give small charities like us the chance to gain support and raise valuable funds through their own weekly lottery draw! Provided you select us as your chosen cause, for every £1 played, at least 50p goes […]