Singer Peter Andre has joined forces with the RSPCA to encourage animal-lovers to walk 10,000 steps every day in October to raise money for the charity.

The dog-loving celebrity took part in a photo shoot at Stanmer Park, in Brighton, with rescue dogs William and Woody, to promote the charity’s My Big Walkies.

He said: “It’s important to remember how much happiness dogs bring to our lives. Sadly there are many dogs which are ill-treated every day and the RSPCA … Continue reading…

An RSPCA survey has revealed that 75% of dog-owners chat with their pet while out walking – and one in six SING to them.

Just over 90% of pet owners polled by the RSPCA* didn’t like to walk in silence while exercising their pooch. While 75% like to talk, 16% go one step further and serenade their dog.

The survey also showed that:

  • 9% of dog-owners only talk to their pooch to say “come on!” while 1% don’t talk at

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A special fundraising appeal has been launched by the RSPCA’s Stafford, Wolverhampton and District branch to raise money to pay for the treatment of a poorly cat who was hit by a car.

Black and white cat Harper came into the RSPCA’s care on 12 June after being picked up by an inspector following the incident. As a result of the collision, Harper suffered a fractured pelvis and was put on cage rest.

Everything seemed to be going fine, Harper … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has launched an appeal to raise £4,000 for one of its rescue dogs who urgently needs medical tests.

The chihuahua, called Honey,  was rescued last month from a house where there were 82 dogs. Neglected Honey has now been placed in a foster home with RSPCA officer Catherine Strawford in Walsall and she had been doing really well – until last week.

Catherine said: “I started to worry about her because she kept running into doors and walls … Continue reading…

A fundraising appeal has been launched to raise money for four kittens who hitched a ride to the UK from Poland on the back of a lorry.

The two-week-old kittens, who have been named after ABBA stars Björn, Benny, Agnetha and Anni-Frid, were found by the shocked lorry driver on his arrival in Northampton on Wednesday.

They had survived the 1,000-mile journey, where they travelled through Poland, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, France and the English Channel.

They were picked up … Continue reading…