If you are looking for a unique and meaningful Christmas gift for family and friends this year, Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation is again offering their Walkways for Wildlife engraved pavers. By dedicating an engraved paver to a loved one, you will be helping to save the life of one native animal treated at the Wildlife Hospital this holiday season. ..
The Currumbin Wildlife Hospital is currently facing its busiest season of the year over the Spring months. Staff at the Wildlife Hospital are expecting approximately 4000 wild animal patients admitted over the three months of Spring alone, approximately half of the total number admitted to the Hospital in an entire year. ..
The now-famous Currumbin Wildlife Hospital resident, Piggie the Echidna, has recovered from her ordeal earlier in the month, and is now helping to raise awareness for the plight of other echidnas during their active breeding season. ..
Over 400 guests attended the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation’s Annual Gala Dinner in May this year to raise funds and awareness in support of Currumbin Wildlife Hospital. The Animals with Attitude and Gala Dinner events successfully raised over $80,000 profit for the Foundation, but there is still a way to go to reach their target of $1 million a year to continue their fantastic work. ..
Save the Date – the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation Gala Dinner is on Friday 29 May 2015 at Jupiters Casino in Broadbeach. The annual fundraiser supports the fantastic work of our local Wildlife Hospital, with the chance to bid on one of the giant koala sculptures as part of the Animals with Attitude community art event. ..
Dr Kim Prescott, Veterinarian, is the owner of her third generation family business, the Tugun Veterinary Surgery on Golden Four Drive. Kim’s grandfather, Dr Charles (Charlie) Prescott worked as a vet on the Gold Coast, covering an entire area from Murwillumbah to Southport from the 1950s to the 70s. Following in his footsteps, Kim’s father Dr Robert (Bob) Prescott graduated as a vet and first began practicing at Nobby Beach, before buying the practice in Tugun in 1986. He stayed there for 24 years, handing over the reins to daughter Kim in 2008 before retiring in 2010. ..
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’s ‘Animals with Attitude’ project has launched for 2015, with the first koala on display at the Currumbin RSL. ‘Little Digger’ Koala has taken up residence and will no doubt be an added point of interest for the Centenary of ANZAC in 2015. ..