Mole and Dove Taxidermy is the work of ethical taxidermist Sammy Cockhill. Available for commissions, rentals and lessons.  Specimens used have been donated or purchased legally after natural death or fatality not related to the art.

For further details on any of our services listed below or to discuss your individual needs, please contact
Sammy via email or call on +44 7717 852 334.


Commissions are available for television, films and photo shoots, small game pieces, designers, artist collaborations/art pieces and headdresses.

Please email me at and let me know what you need, the timeline and your budget. I cannot give you a cost without these specifics. Generally my rates include creation time specimen costs, materials and a rush fee depending on time scales.


I can make headdresses for all occasions including bridal headdresses. Please contact Sammy at to book in for a private design consultation at her Tottenham studio. If you already have an idea of what you are looking for please add any additional information into your email. Prices start at £100 and please leave as much time as possible for the commission to be made.

Pet taxidermy

I am very sorry for your loss and understand that this can be a difficult time for you. If you can, get your pet into a freezer as soon as possible where you pet will be safe until you come to a decision about how you would like to go forward. Please email me for more information on this service.

Lessons & studio rental

As well as booked group and private lessons either through The Curious Menagerie or Mole & Dove directly, we also offer open access.

Open access studio time is where you can book in by the hour to use all the tools and materials needed to work on your own projects. There will be an experienced taxidermist on site to guide you, and specimens can also be provided on special request.

Please be aware that this is not a lesson and previous experience will need to be mentioned when inquiring about times

Photoshoots, films or shows about taxidermy

If you have a film or shoot that you would like to feature my work in I am happy to help if I can, but my time is limited. I have collaborated with artists, filmmakers, photographers and even circus performers! Send me an email about your project but give me a little time to email back.