Behind the Scenes
Read all about the latest "Behind the Scenes" at Oak Tree Animals' Charity.
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Syd the Snake finds a new home!16th June 2022
We were first made aware of Syd when a member of the public approached us and asked if we could help them rehome a corn snake. We don’t usually take in reptiles but, due to the personal situation the member of the public was in, Mike our ...
Oak Tree at Appleby Horse Fair12th June 2022
Our Equine and Community teams had a really positive weekend down at Appleby Fair. This was the first time that we had been invited to be part of the National Equine Welfare Council's activities there and our team was able to work with members of the ...
Oak Tree at Keswick Mountain Festival21st May 2022
Caroline (GM) and Mike (Community Officer) were invited to speak again at the Keswick Mountain Festival 2022 by the BMC about Dog Safety in the Fells. We had a fabulous audience (despite the rain) who were really engaged with our team and asked ...
Duckling Rescue!12th May 2022
We were delighted to be able to rescue and reunite a local Hexham duck family, with the support of fantastic local businesses, when tragedy struck and one of the two ducklings fell through a drain cover into the drains below by Hexham bus station. ...
Storms Corrie and Malik Wreak Havoc!1st February 2022
The force of Storms Corrie and Malik were very much felt at our site over the weekend and left devastation in their wake. As so aptly put by Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz: “The wind began to switch / The house, to pitch / And suddenly the ...
Fleur's gets physio!22nd December 2021
Fleur is a 12 year old mare, and has lived at Oak Tree since 2009. Fleur is currently riding away in walk, trot and canter, has been progressing well in the school and has recently been introduced to jumping which she really enjoys. The ...
Max the filmstar!8th October 2021
We were asked today by ITV Border to make a comment about the issues arising from pets bought during lockdown and how owners can avoid puppy farms. Max, who came to us in 2020 having been bought via Facebook and described as a "bit of a handful" was ...
Speaking up for animals!23rd September 2021
Recently, we have lent our support to the #FlopDontCrop campaign to raise awareness of the dangers and cruel practices around ear-cropping in dogs. In one of our recent “Petpods” (our monthly podcast) we had the chance to talk with Vet ...
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