01.10.14

An independent review of our prosecution activity has concluded that we should continue our role as a prosecuting body.

However the report, which was commissioned by us, has recommended a re-positioning of our long-standing enforcement role to bring it up to date with 21st century expectations of transparency and accountability.

The review acknowledges the “substantial and important” role undertaken by us in enforcing animal welfare legislation in England and Wales and its “huge contribution to animal welfare.”… Continue reading…

29.09.14

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

Reigning dancefloor champion Abbey Clancy was among the stars to send out tweets encouraging a new owner to come forward for Fred and Ginger.

The two lovable staffies were named after the iconic Hollywood dance partners Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.

Show favourites – judge Bruno Tonioli … Continue reading…

26.09.14

We’re desperately trying to find a new home for a very special mum who gave birth to a litter of kittens under a storage container at an Asda store in Lincoln.

All four kittens have found new homes, including the only boy George, who was aptly named after Asda’s clothing range.

But mum Asti, who was named by Asda staff, is still in need of a new home. We’re hopeful someone will come forward and take her on soon…. Continue reading…

25.09.14

A foal who made a miraculous recovery from the “brink of death” is now ready for a new home.

Hope, a dark bay thoroughbred type filly, was rescued by us in April after being found collapsed in a field in Oxford. She is thought to have been just four and a half months old when she was found.

She was extremely weak and so emaciated you could see her ribs and spine, as well as being covered in lice … Continue reading…

22.08.14

We’re delighted to announce that we have been nominated in the charities category of the Website of the year Award 2014.

Each year you are invited to vote for your favourite website within each of the 19 categories.

There are also prizes for Best Website and Most popular sites. Last year nearly 89,000 votes were cast, with Macmillam taking the prize of best charity website and Unicef winning most popular charity website.

Important year for us and our … Continue reading…