The following members have been elected, or re-elected, to serve as regional representative to Council for their respective regions for the next three years with effect from 10 March 2014.

  • Ms Karen Harley – South West Region
  • Miss Jean Reid – South Central Region
  • Mrs Daphne Harris – South East Region
  • Mr Bob Baylis – East Region
  • Mr Mike Tomlinson – East Midlands Region
  • Mr Paul Draycott – North West Region
  • Mr Tim Bray – Yorkshire and the North
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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found in Luton at the weekend with a severe neck injury.


The crossbreed dog was found on Radnor Road in the Sundon Park area of the town at about 6pm on Saturday night (8 March).  The RSPCA was contacted after it was found that he had a serious wound all the way round his neck.


RSPCA inspector Rachel Smith attended and took the two to three-year-old dog to … Continue reading…


We have today launched our first pet food range designed by experts and containing only UK sourced ingredients.

We’re the first national charity to launch a full range of pet food, with all the proceeds going back to the charity to help the welfare of animals.

Happy healthy pets

The pet food is hypoallergenic and contains no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives and does not contain beef, pork, dairy or soya.

It is full of nutritional vitamins and minerals … Continue reading…

We have been overwhelmed by entries to our alternative dog show – Ruffs.


Ruffs 2014 is our first ever online dog show. Unlike traditional shows which judge dogs primarily on looks, ‘Ruffs’ celebrates them for their welfare and happiness.

James Yeates, RSPCA chief veterinary officer said:

“We are fed up with dog shows like Crufts judging dogs primarily on looks and rewarding those people still breeding dogs with exaggerated features, particularly as it’s those looks which can often cause … Continue reading…

Thursday 6 March 2014

Fourteen geckos have been found dumped among communal bins in Penarth. The lizards were discovered inside four plastic boxes by a local resident who was using the bins at Park View Court, Andrew Road on Sunday (March 2 2014).

There was no food or water inside the boxes but the geckos were in good condition when RSPCA Inspector Gary Lucas collected them from the surprised resident.

The geckos were found in these plastic boxes.

They were … Continue reading…