Billy Elliot, Wadars animal rescue officer SUS-180205-085829003

50 years of Wadars: looking back at some of charity’s memorable and unusual rescue jobs

Wadars has been rescuing animals across the district for 50 years.

In this special piece, we look back at some of its most varied – and unusual – callouts. The charity’s fleet of animal ambulances are a frequent sight across the area, from Southwick in the east to Barnham in the west and inland as far as Pulborough.

Last year Wadars rescued more than 150 hedgehogs. The Herald & Gazette ran the Hogtober campaign to raise awareness of their plight. Pictured is Elaine Sinclair

9. Healthy hogs

Last year Wadars rescued more than 150 hedgehogs. The Herald & Gazette ran the Hogtober campaign to raise awareness of their plight. Pictured is Elaine Sinclair
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These five Cavalier King Charles spaniels rescued from a Welsh puppy farm

10. Saved from puppy farm

These five Cavalier King Charles spaniels rescued from a Welsh puppy farm
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Pictured back in 2008, Billy Elliot, who is still with Wadars today, takes a swan from the RSPCA in Littlehampton

11. In the archives

Pictured back in 2008, Billy Elliot, who is still with Wadars today, takes a swan from the RSPCA in Littlehampton
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And here is Billy again netting a razorbill on the beach in the same year

12. In the archives

And here is Billy again netting a razorbill on the beach in the same year
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