The New Arc

The New Arc

The North East Wildlife & Animal Rescue Centre

The New Arc, Nether Auquhadlie, Auchnagatt, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 8UW
| Tel: 0796 225 3867 | Email: contact@thenewarc.org | Facebook | Twitter |


The North East Wildlife & Animal Rescue Centre is a small independent Charity, based just outside Ellon, Aberdeenshire.

We are a sanctuary and haven for many unwanted, abused and abandoned pets, including horses, goats, pigs, sheep, rabbits, guinea pigs, hens and ducks. Our particular interest is in wildlife rehabilitation, and we have many years experience in hand-rearing orphan birds, and dealing with orphaned and injured mammals.

For more information, including what we do, where we are, and how to contact us, please visit our about page.

1 day ago

Today we said goodbye to Brian the swan. After a weeks R&R with us, he was fit and ready to go.
No big drama, just paddled away into the estuary, quickly followed by four juvenile herring gulls from ... See more

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The New Arc Charity Shop - Ellon

Thank you sooooooo much to the staff and customers at JRD in Ellon who donated the proceeds of their carrier bag sales to us today - £213.30!! We'll put that into the Animal Hospital Fund 😽😽 ... See more

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2 days ago

A wee update on ‘Candy’ the Peregrine Falcon we took in recently.
Today we took her back to AVR where they x-rayed her and decided on a course of action.
When we took her in last week she was ... See more

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3 days ago

The storm may not come to much here - but just in case, please check rabbit/guinea pig hutches are inside or secured in some way. When letting your dogs out in the garden, check your fences/gates in ... See more

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4 days ago
The New Arc Charity Shop - Ellon

Thank you sooooooooooooooooooooo much to everyone who came along to the shop last week and contributed to yet another RECORD WEEKS SALES!! 😱😱🍾🍾 We raised a fantastic amount of money, ... See more

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4 days ago
Photos from THE NEW ARC's post

We’ve had a couple of unusual visitors this week.
Candy is a young Peregrine Falcon which we picked up just south of Laurencekirk. She has damaged her left wing. She is booked in on Tuesday for ... See more

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1 week ago

Say hello to Amber.
On the evening of 27th September we received a call from Newmachar about a young Roe Deer behaving in an odd manner. The couple who called us had actually managed to guide her ... See more

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1 week ago

If there is anyone free to pick up a pigeon from a house near George St. Aberdeen this evening we would appreciate the help tel 0796 2253867

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On Sunday we received a call from a very concerned lady who was visiting Haddo House, where an adult swan was attacking a young swan and trying to drown him. The lady actually jumped into the water ... See more

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1 week ago
Fubar News Lost and Found Pets

Owner found 😀
This little one is now with us until her owner can be found - please share, somebody must be missing her

Spotted cream coloured ferret on Carnie Drive at 10am. Not scared to folk so may be a pet.

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Rain, Rain and Yet More Rain !

Steph and LeveretWe have had such a huge amount of rain just recently, and many animals, particularly the new born ones, are struggling.  If you are out walking, please keep your eyes open for anything “unusual”, many burrows are flooded out, washing babies out and leaving them vulnerable.

If you do find an animal in distress, or in a place where they would not naturally be expected to be found, please give us a call and ask for advice.   This little leveret (being fed by our volunteer Steph) was found on a muck heap, in a terrible condition.  We have no idea how he got there, but was certainly in need of help.  After a good wash off, dry, warm up and some food he is now doing really well.  Had he been left, he would certainly have died.

We hope you enjoy our site! Please do to visit us again - we will be updating regularly.

If you have any questions about animals, be it advice, wanting to find a new home for your pet, adoption or needing assistance with a rescue, please contact us either by telephone (0796 225 3867), Facebook, or contact form.  We look forward to hearing from you!