The RSPCA is “delighted” with how public bodies continued to prioritise animal welfare amid the Covid-19 pandemic – as the charity gives out 73 awards as part of its prestigious PawPrints scheme.

The charity has announced those public bodies recognised for going above and beyond statutory minimums in how they promote welfare – including in their approaches to dealing with stray dogs and planning for local emergencies.

PawPrints – formerly known as the Community Animal Welfare Footprints (CAWF) – was … Continue reading…

Calls are being made to ensure those renting accommodation in Wales shouldn’t be unfairly denied the chance to own pets. 

RSPCA Cymru has urged the Welsh Government to act as it responds to a consultation on new draft regulations linked to the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016.

The Welsh Government is currently considering new draft model written statements. These will provide landlords access to consistent, uniform statements of contracts for their tenants, which they can use if they choose…. Continue reading…

More public sector organisations than ever before have been recognised by RSPCA Cymru for their efforts to improve animal welfare, with the charity praising “swathes of good practice” across Wales.

Fifteen organisations have been recognised as part of RSPCA Cymru’s Community Animal Welfare Footprints (CAWF), winning a total of 18 awards. The scheme acknowledges good practice from local authorities, housing providers, contingency planners and other public bodies in relation to animal welfare.

RSPCA Cymru has lauded many public bodies in … Continue reading…