A YouGov survey for Freedom Food, has revealed 19 per cent of parents never bake with their children. A third also admit they never talk to their kids about how the animals that help produce our food are looked after and cared for.

In response, Freedom Food is urging children to take part in its annual Compassionate Cook competition.

Backed by celebrities – Katy Ashworth, presenter of Cbeebies’ ‘I Can Cook,’ Linda Barker, TV presenter and Celebrity MasterChef contestant, … Continue reading…


We’re working in partnership with Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles to drive forward animal welfare in a move that could help thousands of animals across England and Wales.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has committed itself to donate six brand new bespoke BlueMotion Crafter vans, which will be specially adapted for use by us. The vans will help find loving new homes for pets and seek vital rehabilitation for sick and injured wildlife.

The vans will support frontline services

The new Crafters, and … Continue reading…


We’re offering young people the chance to win amazing prizes – in return for them getting snap happy with their favourite animals.

Young people aged 18 and under can enter our photography competition for a chance to win a first prize of a weekend photography break with award winning wildlife photographer Danny Green from Natures Images. All winners will get vouchers for photographic equipment from Wex Photographic and Olympus.

Our judging panel for 2014 includes long standing judge … Continue reading…


A duckling trudging wearily down a long road, a kingfisher splashing out of a river and a grandad so soothed by his cat that he falls asleep under his newspaper. These are just some of the visual treats on offer in this year’s RSPCA Young Photographer Awards (YPA).

A shortlist of 37 stunning shots has been selected from thousands of entries ahead of an exclusive event to announce the winners next month.

The varied mix of images range from … Continue reading…


Budding young snappers keen to be crowned the winner of this year’s Young Photographer Awards (YPA 2013) need to hurry up – the deadline for the prestigious competition is just over a week away.

Hundreds of entries have already flooded in including cheeky portraits of pet kittens, snapshots of ducks splashing in the pond and even some more exotic animals such as a giraffe – but there is still time for young people to get their images in to … Continue reading…