Hello Dolly! Our disabled pygmy goat.

Disabled baby pygmy goat, Talons Cornwall

Well if this little face doesn’t melt your heart, then we don’t know what will! This adorable little lady came into our care this afternoon after suffering a traumatic first two weeks of life. She’s a pygmy goat and we’ve called her Dolly. Her owners have done a sterling job of keeping her alive thus far, but there’s a…

Volunteer owl keeper required

Animal Encounters Parties and Therapy Cornwall Talons

We are looking for someone who might like to join our team as a part time VOLUNTEER OWL KEEPER? Our feathered friends are a demanding bunch, and like to have their living quarters tended to on a daily basis – lots of 💩 to clean up, and fresh bathing water supplied. The remains of their previous night’s supper will also…

Talons receives National Lottery Community funding

National Lottery Community Fund

Talons Owltimate Encounters CIC is delighted to announce that we have been awarded a grant from The National Lottery Community Fund to help towards the funding of improvements desperately needed for some of the animal’s enclosures, and ongoing costs. We are so grateful for this help as it is a continual struggle to ‘make ends meet’, especially when you are involved…

Talons achieves CIC status

Talons community events

  As of the 4th September 2018, Talons Owltimate Encounters became a community interest company. In order to be able to attain this status you must be able to satisfy the community interest test – in other words you have to demonstrate that the company is being formed to serve the community rather than for private profit motives. We…

Kernow House Care Home, Huntington’s Unit visit by Talons

animal therapy in Cornwall

Huntington’s disease is an incurable, hereditary disorder of the central nervous system. We were asked to provide an animal encounter for the residents of this specialist unit this afternoon – it was one of the most rewarding, and humbling, encounters we have ever provided. One of the symptoms of this disease is very jerky limb movements, so we took…