Dog who could barely stand now has a sofa-ntastic home!


Every year we rescue thousands of animals from terrible conditions. Many have either been the victims of neglect, starvation or even physical abuse. 

These animals are taken in to our centres up and down the country where our kind-hearted staff nurse them back to health in the hope of finding them a loving new home.

Lance is just one of the 11,000 dogs rehomed by us last year, most … Continue reading…

Support for animal experiments at lowest level since 2002


We believe the results of two new polls commissioned by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills should stimulate more determined efforts to end animal use and suffering in experiments.

The surveys (published today, 4 September) were carried out in March by Ipsos Mori. They show a continuing overall decline in public support for animal experiments – now at the lowest level since 2002.

Close to a third (32 per … Continue reading…


Celebrities, judges and dancers of Strictly Come Dancing lend a helping hand to find Staffies Fred and Ginger a forever home.

Stars of Strictly Come Dancing have helped to put a spring in the step of two abandoned Staffies after they made Twitter appeals to help find them a new home.


Helping hand from Strictly stars

Reigning dance floor champion Abbey Clancy was among the stars to send out tweets encouraging a new owner to come forward for … Continue reading…


We ask ‘Do you give a monkey’s?’ as report investigates the alarming rise in the number of calls about pet primates and monkey trade.

We’re pushing for a ban on keeping primates as pets after a marmoset is among the latest admissions into our care.

Mickey the marmoset was picked after his owners could no longer cope or meet his needs.

He is the most recent case in a growing number of calls we’ve received about pet monkeys and … Continue reading…

An RSPCA officer has rescued an unusually large amount of orphaned baby polecats in the past two months.

The officer collected three baby polecats at three separate locations in West Wales. Two were found in Carmarthenshire and one was found in Ceredigion.

Animal collection officer (ACO) Ellie West said she was surprised to be called out to three orphaned baby polecats in such a short amount of time:

“It is quite unusual to have so many babies found in

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