A horse rescued by the RSPCA is enjoying a fantastic new life with the Riding for the Disabled Association.

 Daisy was found in a field near Tiverton, Devon in May 2012 and was suffering from severe laminitis, an incredibly painful foot problem which can be debilitating if left untreated. She was found with another horse who sadly died but incredibly Daisy made a steady recovery.

She spent a year in private boarding and at RSPCA Lockwood – a specialist equine … Continue reading…


During Rabbit Awareness Week we are appealing for new homes for our bouncing bunnies.

Rabbit Awareness Week runs from May 10 – May 18 and encourages owners to take ‘one small hop’ to improve their pets health.

To celebrate this we are hoping to raise the profile of all the rabbits needing homes in our care.

These five beautiful bunnies are at our Manchester and Salford branch and all need loving homes.

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News dog control laws that came into force yesterday won’t have any impact on reducing the number of dog bites being treated in hospitals.

Increased sentencing for dog control offences

We welcome the move to increase sentencing options for those convicted of some dog control offences and, extending the law to cover private property.

However, we don’t think the measures under the new legislation will meet the government’s aim to reduce the number of injuries from attacks.

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The white and tabby baby cat, named Kit, is the sole survivor of five newborns found inside the engine of a van in Hoxton, London at the end of February. It is thought his mum gave birth in this engine then, unbeknown to the driver, travelled with her kittens all the way from Essex.

Chantelle McLaren-Smith, the member of the public who found them, said: “One of the kittens fell out as we walked past the van and we then … Continue reading…


Our West Hatch Animal Centre is celebrating as Stella the Staffordshire bull terrier became the 12th dog they have successfully rehomed to the police force, and the fourth Staffie or Staffie cross they have rehomed as a sniffer dog.

Stella came to the West Hatch Animal Centre after she was found straying. RSPCA Inspector Jo Daniel picked her up and traced her owner, but sadly they didn’t want her back.

Kennel Supervisor Sue Dicks said:

“At first, Stella had

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