RSPCA South Godstone urgently needs a new home for Charlie their ‘depressed’ one year old cockerel who has lost his hens.

 

Charlie came to the centre, with another cockerel and two hens, after his owner decided he could no longer look after him. His feathered brother and sisters have been rehomed so Charlie is now left on his own.

 

South Godstone deputy manager, Tony Shaw, said: “We are not sure what kind of cockerel Charlie is because he … Continue reading…

Could you be a Council member?

22.11.13

Would you like to use your skills and experience in becoming one of the RSPCA’s 25 charity trustees?

Have you been a member of the RSPCA for at least five years?

The RSPCA Council discusses plans for the charity and makes the decisions that will affect how we deal with animal issues in the future.

There are five national seats on the Council to be filled in the 2014 election.

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A volunteer who works on the Hastings Wild Things project at RSPCA Mallydams has won a national award for team work.

 

Penny Haselfoot, who lives in Pett in East Sussex, received the Team Working Award from Natural England under their Access to Nature Volunteer awards at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens on Tuesday 19 November. Television presenter of the BBC Countryfile programme, John Craven, gave out the awards.

 

Penny has been volunteering at the wildlife centre since 2008. She … Continue reading…

The RSPCA says that on two days last week, Chihuahua puppies were dumped in Hoddesdon in Hertfordshire and left to die.

 

 

The first incident happened on Thursday night (19 September) at Walton Lodge Vets in Brewery Road when a night nurse taking out some rubbish to the bins found a red bag stuffed behind them containing three pups.

 

RSPCA inspector Stephen Reeves said: “This is all very unusual, especially as they are a popular pedigree breed.*

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Today (Thursday 12 September) marks the first anniversary of the Ramsgate live exports tragedy, yet sadly new government figures reveal that less than 40% of animal transport lorries are being inspected at the port.

 

At 11am today, the RSPCA along with other animal groups and Kent residents came together at the Port of  Ramsgate to lay a floral tribute in remembrance of the 47 sheep that lost their lives at the dock on this day in 2012*.
Gavin Grant, … Continue reading…