A relaunch of an RSPCA centre’s education programme will give young animal-lovers the chance to learn about all things wildlife.

The charity’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in London Road, Nantwich, has launched a new timetable of activities which will take place at its education centre.

The programme kick starts with events during the half-term break:

  • Thursday 26 October and Friday 27 October from 1pm to 3pm on both days: Children will be invited to help the centre get ready for

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It was a simple case of hair today, gone tomorrow for this dog from the Wolverhampton area.

The RSPCA is releasing photos of ‘Charlie’ who desperately needed a haircut as a reminder to people about why regular grooming is important.

The 10-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel was taken to a groomer by RSPCA inspector Joe Burgess, who said: “I was shocked when I saw how matted Charlie had become. The dog’s owner – who absolutely dotes on him – was … Continue reading…


A lottery grant has come to the rescue of one of our pioneering projects, which had been under serious threat.

The Hastings Wild Things scheme has been running since 2010. It uses wildlife and nature to help disadvantaged young people and families gain new skills and confidence and engage with animal welfare issues.

It launched with the help of a three year lottery grant and offered children, teens and young parents the chance to experience the great outdoors through … Continue reading…


We’ve partnered with Pets at Home to launch a website which will help educate the next generation of pet owners on the importance of animal welfare.

‘My Pet Pals Academy’ encourages children to care for animals responsibly and with respect. It is hoped that developing these attitudes at an early age will reduce incidences of pet abandonment and mistreatment in the future.

Working in partnership with us, Pets at Home’s My Pet Pals Academy will provide teaching resources for … Continue reading…


A new survey reveals over ninety-five per cent of teachers say teaching children about animal welfare would help make them more compassionate and socially aware.

Our survey has revealed that teachers are strongly in support of teaching animal welfare in the classroom. 93 per cent of respondents stated they would teach animal welfare in the classroom if they had the time.

Teaching respect and care for animals

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