Two RSPCA projects aimed at helping personal development for young people in care are open for referrals.

The two programmes – Paws for Change and Animal Action Days – are being held at RSPCA centres in Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire this month.

Paws for Change and Animal Action Days are part of the RSPCA’s ambitious new programme called Generation Kind, eight projects which focus on educating young people from all backgrounds about animal welfare and aims to reach two million children … Continue reading…

Trevor

Marine rescuer takes on challenge for charity

A seal rescuer is taking on a 100-mile cycle challenge to raise money for the RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre.

Trevor Wright, a volunteer for the British Divers Marine Life Rescue, will be taking part in Prudential RideLondon in August in support of the RSPCA’s wildlife centre in Norfolk.

 

Trevor, who lives in March, Cambridgeshire, with his wife Stephanie and their two rescue cats, said: “I’ve been volunteering for the BDMLR for … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found tied to a tree in Witham, Essex on Saturday afternoon.

 

The dog was found tied to a tree in James Cooke Woods, Maldon Road, Witham.

The Staffordshire bull terrier dog was found at around 2.30pm and  a witness had said that the dog had not been there an hour earlier.

The kind-hearted member of the public tried to approach the dog, but he managed to wriggle loose from … Continue reading…

AN RSPCA volunteer has put pen to paper to write two children’s books to raise much needed funds for the local branch.

Helen Lakey,  a long-term volunteer at the branch’s Felixstowe Charity Shop, has written two books and all the royalties will be donated to the RSPCA along with the gift aid.

 

Her two books are written for children and are available on Amazon.

 

The first book is called ‘PLOP! The Boy who saved The World’ and although … Continue reading…

The two new aviary blocks will be home to a range of bird species who have been cared for by the RSPCA

Two new state-of-the-art aviary blocks which will house a wide range of bird species have been officially opened at the RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre in Norfolk.

The new aviaries are vital for the final stage of a bird’s rehabilitation as it enables them to build up their flight strength ready for their impending release.

One of the … Continue reading…