RSPCA officers from County Durham are going to be sharing a cup of tea with elderly pet owners when they drop off gift parcels for them this winter.

 

We’ve joined up with the Tata Global Beverages’ Tetley Tea factory in Stockton-on-Tees and the Royal Voluntary Service (RVS) to spread some Christmas cheer.

RVS has identified older people with pets who are willing for the RSPCA to visit their homes and bring gifts including pet food and toys to their … Continue reading…

Horse-owners are invited to give something back this February and consider fostering a horse or pony.

 

If you have the skills to handle a youngster, provide essential care for a mare and foal, or have experience of bringing on underweight horses, you can put your knowledge to good use and give something back.

 

With over 500 horses in its care and more being rescued each week, the RSPCA remains stretched for places for horses. The charity relies on … Continue reading…

A missing husky called ‘Murphy’ has been reunited with his family in Bradford thanks to the RSPCA.

 

He was signed over to an RSPCA inspector who visited a house in Manchester where the owner said they couldn’t look after their two dogs any more.

 

RSPCA inspector Natalie Avery said: “I took both dogs to RSPCA Greater Manchester Animal Hospital (GMAH) to be checked over and one of the staff said Murphy looked like a dog that was missing…. Continue reading…

20.10.14

Our staff and volunteers have seen an alarming increase in animals being abandoned across England and Wales and expect the situation to get worse over the winter months.

We’ve been called out to deal with 29,770 reports of abandoned animals so far in England and Wales this year- an increase of 33 per cent since 2009.

A whopping 210,952 abandoned animals have been reported to us in the last five years. That’s enough to fill every seat in the … Continue reading…

09.12.13

Today we launched a crisis appeal to support the East Winch Wildlife Centre which is caring for more than 100 orphaned seal pups following the recent floods on the Norfolk coast.

It costs £22 a week to feed each seal, with pups expected to require up to five months of rehabilitation after being separated from their mothers by last week’s tidal surge.

The wildlife centre, in Norfolk, is at full capacity with the young pups – many still … Continue reading…