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 Launches Sustainable Schools Initiative

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As part of our animal sanctuary’s evolving Education & Outreach Programme, we have launched an exciting new project aimed at helping the next generation tackle climate change and global warming. This is thanks to a £1,000 Community Grant from Tesco, which has allowed us to improve our outdoor learning provisions in order to host school […]

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 […]

Wild at Goodheart Holiday Club

Wild at Goodheart half term sessions

First Wild at Goodheart Holiday Club a hit! Thank you to everyone who attended our very first ‘Wild at Goodheart’ Holiday Club on Tuesday 26th October!  Led by our qualified Forest School Leader Kath, the session a variety of fun activities based over in our Outdoor Education Area as well as our woodland and animal […]

Goodheart Outdoor Education Area

Outdoor Education Area

Learn all about our fantastic Outdoor Education Area here at Goodheart. If you’re interested in animal husbandry and welfare, native ecology and conservation, or the topic of sustainability; we’re certain you’ll enjoy a visit to our new Outdoor Education Area. History of the project Studies such as those carried out by The Education Endowment Foundation […]