Seal has been named Sir David, after Sir David Attenborough, who has been at the forefront of highlighting the impact of plastic in our oceans

A THIRD grey seal with a plastic frisbee deeply embedded in his neck has been rescued from a Norfolk beach and taken to the RSPCA’s East Winch Wildlife Centre near King’s Lynn for urgent care.


The severely ill seal, called Sir David,  was caught on Horsey Beach in Norfolk yesterday (c3) in a joint … Continue reading…

An RSPCA Essex branch is caring for an extremely poorly dog who was found tied to a signpost in West Hanningfield Road, Essex on Wednesday (13th).


Fortunately the dog was found by a fosterer for the RSPCA Essex Mid, Brentwood, Chelmsford & District branch who contacted the branch chairman Clive Vallis.

Toby, as he has since been named, appeared to be frozen in fear and was very weak and clearly underweight. He is only around two to three … Continue reading…

A severely injured juvenile grey seal who was found with orange plastic netting embedded in his neck is being cared for at RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre.

It’s now one month since the seal, named Suffolk Punch*, was rescued from Horsey Gap in Norfolk on Friday 11 January,  in a joint operation between local charities Friends of Horsey Seals and Marine and Wildlife Rescue.

The orange plastic netting was embedded in his neck, and like other netted seals that have … 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…

Staff will be on hand to offer advice on the daily health and social needs of pets

The RSPCA is opening a pet wellness centre at its Enfield Cattery offering free advice on pet care to local residents.


Final year vet students from the Royal Veterinary College will offer 30-minute slots every Wednesday to people wanting to know more about how to give their pets the best life possible, particularly during the cold winter months.

They will be joined by … Continue reading…