Staff at RSPCA Greater Manchester Animal Hospital in Salford are doing a 260km run, cycle and horse ride as part of the ‘2.6 Challenge’ starting this weekend. 

 

The London Marathon would have held its 40th annual event on Sunday (26 April) so a week-long fundraiser is kicking-off to help raise money for charities instead. Participants are being asked to do some kind of challenge around the number 2.6 or 26. 

 

Every year the marathon raises over £25,000 for … Continue reading…

An RSPCA veterinary clinic is running “desperately low” of blankets and other bedding, and has asked supporters to donate unwanted items to help animals in its care.

RSPCA Merthyr Tydfil Clinic – at The Willows in Abercanaid – provides veterinary care for sick or injured animals rescued by RSPCA officers; and offers low-cost support for pets of people on benefits in the local community.

The centre provides care for more than 5,000 animals every year, including treatment for sick and … Continue reading…

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…