15.08.14

English mastiff Barry was first brought into our South Godstone Animal Centre in January 2012 after being abused as a young puppy.

He was rehomed in June that year but unfortunately his new owners’ circumstances changed. So this January he found himself back at the centre.

He has since had a cruciate ligament operation and was just waiting to find the right person.

We were determined not to give up on brave Barry and launched a national appeal to Continue reading…

15.08.14

We’ve launched an appeal for old towels to help orphaned seal pups recover at our East Winch Wildlife Centre.

Our centre in Norfolk is in desperate need of old towels to help provide much-needed warmth for seal pups being cared for at the hospital.

With 15 seals currently in the  intensive care unit, each being fed five times a day, and fresh towels needed every time - they are getting through up to 75 towels a day!

460 other … Continue reading…

13.08.13

There have been a record number of entries for the prestigious RSPCA and PRP Rescue Services Horse/Pony of the Year which aims to find the country’s best rescue equine.

There have already been more than 70 entries received for the competition, which is in its third year and is being held at Equifest on Saturday, 16 August.

 

Celebrating rescue horses and ponies at Equifest

There will be six in-hand and ridden classes for rescue horses and poniesContinue reading…

09.08.14

Back in 1983 Bananarama sang about a ‘Cruel Summer’ – now we are calling 2014 the cruelest summer on record, with this Saturday set to be the ‘day from hell’.

Between January and the end of July this year we received  806,356 calls to our 24-hour national cruelty line.

This is an average of 3,822 calls every day – one every 30 seconds.

Our inspectors report an increasingly horrifying catalogue of animal crimes over the summer months including:… Continue reading…

08.08.14

A little kitten rescued by soldiers at an army barracks is now looking for a new home.

The baby tabby was just five weeks old when he was found ill and straying at Tidworth Garrison in Wiltshire on 21 July.

He was extremely weak, lethargic and shaking. He was also being bullied by a larger cat, so Fusilier Damon Milward came to the rescue. He took the kitten inside, let him nestle in some nearby army uniforms for warmth, … Continue reading…