News

August 2016

Hello everyone, I apologise for the long delay since my last update.  My only excuse is that I still haven’t learnt how to use our new website yet but I hope to do so shortly. Well a lot has happened since I last wrote which leads me to wonder where to begin? Perhaps I will…


April 2015

April 2015 has been a very busy time. Firstly we had a myxo outbreak that claimed 5 of our bunnies. We then went into extreme quarantine measures to try and contain this terrible killer disease. We are in lock down until 21 days have passed since the first case. We also found 2 wild bush…


March 2015

9th March 2015 will forever be etched as a very sad day for me. My beautiful dog Lucas-Bear passed away suddenly at the Sanctuary. One minute he was barking the next he was gone. He has left a hole that will not be filled. As many of you know Lucas was my best friend, he…


January 2015

As many of you know, January was quite hectic. We took in 30 rabbits from a terrible neglect and abuse situation. One of which is named Bundles. This rabbit is amazing. He has a number of fractures to 3 of his 4 limbs due to being caught in the wire and who knows what other…


End 2014

Happy New Year to everyone and thank you to those that gave so generously at Christmas and those that sponsored animals as gifts. We can’t do it without you. On Boxing Day we took in 21 rabbits, mostly female so many of these will soon be added to the website looking for sponsors to assist…


November/December 2014

My apologies for so long between updates. It has been a very busy time here. With the usual intake of animals including lambs, a sheep, a calf, rabbits, a rat, birds and a guinea pig etc we have been filled to capacity. Please do not dump an animal – this is a death sentence for…


June 2014

Don’t forget to purchase your tickets for the fundraiser at Café Culture in Trevallyn. It is on 11th October 2014 at 6.00pm. Cruelty Free vegan dinner. $60 per person. Dinner and Auction and other goodies as well. If you are interested please call 63311949 or email trevallyncafeculture@gmail.com We have been thrilled by the amazing support…


May 2014

12th May 2014 we took in 3 bunnies and 3 ducks. All seem to be settling in well. We had to say goodbye to Bubbles the rabbit who passed away suddenly and to one of our guinea pigs and Marvin and Sky the budgies who were unable to fight off the respiratory illnesses they had.…


April 2014

Keep an eye out for the story on Melissa Clark who is doing the Ironman for Big Ears. Her story will be in the Tasmanian Examiner either 25th April or 26th April 2014. Not long to go now for Melissa so please jump on her website and support her. there are great prizes to be…


February 2014

2014 – to date (27/02/14) Big Ears has taken in 8 hens, 1 galah, 7 rabbits and 6 ducks. weekend of 22/02/14 was a very sad day as we remembered 12 months since the passing of Milton the steer. Milton’s first mum Lorraine, who had raised him for his first 3 years and saved him…