Friday 11 January 2013


The RSPCA is sharing its joy at being shortlisted for the Benfield Charity Drive in Yorkshire which means it is in with a chance of sharing a £10,000 pot.


Benfield Motor Group donate 5% of their profits every year to community projects and charitable causes through the Benfield Charitable Trust.


The successful charities are voted for by the public and the final round to decide who benefits closes on 31 January.


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Wednesday 12 December 2012

Staff at RSPCA Great Ayton Animal Centre in Middlesbrough are urging people not to buy animals as gifts this Christmas, and consider sponsoring a kennel, cat pen or rabbit run instead.


The animal centre – which looks after some of the most cruelly-treated and neglected animals in the North East including dogs, cats and rabbits – is hoping the sponsorship scheme will make a good present for animal lovers and raise some much needed funds…. Continue reading…

Wednesday 12 December 2012

Staff at RSPCA Felledge Animal Centre are saying thanks to all who supported them at their Christmas Fair this weekend.


The event, which took place on Sunday (9 December 2012), raised £1,234.88 towards looking after the animals in their care over the Christmas period. Four people also signed up to the Safe Haven kennel/cat pen sponsorship scheme*.


The centre, in Chester Moor, Chester-le-Street is home to 42 dogs and 64 cats, at a rate … Continue reading…

Wednesday 5 December 2012


Staff at RSPCA Felledge Animal Centre in Chester le Street, County Durham are looking for a new owner for a very special dog. ‘Julia’, as she’s been named, was starved almost to death by her former owners.


The boxer-cross was rescued by the RSPCA after a call came in about a dog in a hot car. When the inspector arrived she discovered Julia, so emaciated she thought she was dead. It turned out she … Continue reading…

Wednesday 14 November 2012

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found dumped in a phone box in Stafford during the early hours of Monday 12 November.

RSPCA Inspector Nayman Dunderdale received a call at around 5am to say a dog had been left inside the phone box in First Avenue, Stafford.

The dog is a brindle and white coloured female bull terrier cross breed dog and is thought to be around three years old.

The dog … Continue reading…