Five tawny owls have been given a foster home in Derbyshire’s Peak District after an appeal was launched to find owl fosterers.

The young owls were being cared for at RSPCA Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Cheshire, after they were all found orphaned in separate incidents.

But as the wildlife centre started to fill up, the team began the search for animal-lovers who could temporarily care for the owls – ahead of their release back to the wild – giving … Continue reading…

An RSPCA rehoming centre in Birmingham has launched a special appeal to find a loving new home for a fun-loving shar-pei.

Lover arrived at the RSPCA’s Newbrook Animal Centre in January this year after her owner sadly passed away and there was no one else to look after her.

When she arrived she was in need of medical attention after she was found to be suffering from a painful eye condition called entropia, which is when the eyelashes turn inwards … Continue reading…

There were more than 3.52million scientific procedures involving animals last year

A Home Office report published today reveals the lowest number of scientific procedures on animals since 2007 but the RSPCA highlights there are still millions of animals involved.

The animal welfare charity says that despite the fall, the figures* demonstrate that the sheer numbers of animals involved underline the need for strong regulation and increased efforts to develop humane alternatives to end lab animal use.


The statistics released … Continue reading…

Staff at the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange wildlife centre in Cheshire have launched an appeal for sheets, duvet cases, and towels (all sizes) which are vital for the daily care of the animals in their care.

While the sunny weather has put smiles on the faces of most, it also means busy season has arrived for the wildlife centre’s staff as the baby boom is well underway with a surge of baby wild animals and birds.

Whether they’ve been injured, attacked … Continue reading…


An RSPCA inspector is set to trek to Everest Base Camp to raise funds for animals in need.


Marije Zwager, an inspector based in Exeter, will be taking part in the trek this September with a group of like-minded animal lovers to raise much-needed funds for the RSPCA.


Everyday Marije experiences first-hand the cruelty that is inflicted on innocent animals and the work the RSPCA does to prevent this. She says this is why she is pushing herself … Continue reading…