Bank holiday gardeners urged check for wildlife
David Bowles, the RSPCA’s head of public affairs, said: “The RSPCA has tirelessly lobbied successive Governments to introduce a consolidated Act to legislate on dog control and dog breeding, and are delighted to see that MPs in the EFRA Select Committee share our view.
Two leading Wiltshire huntsmen have today (7 May) pleaded guilty to damaging a badger sett contrary to the Protection of Badgers Act 1992 at Chippenham Magistrates’ Court in a case brought by the RSPCA.
Live exports have resumed from the Port of Dover in Kent this morning but RSPCA inspectors have not been granted permission to enter the port.
The rarest of the oiled birds rescued and cared for by the RSPCA was the first to be released back to the sea yesterday (Tuesday 23 April 2013).
In a case that would be the bafflement of Scotland Yard, RSPCA staff were left scratching their heads after a tiny kitten was discovered stuck between the wall cavity of a first floor flat, with no indication of how he got there – or how he managed to survive so long.
Somerset residents were out in force at the weekend to join Team Badger campaigners including rock star Dr Brian May to protest impending plans to kill thousands of badgers in England.
As number of pigs on Freedom Food farms increase.
Rock star and RSPCA supporter Dr Brian May is to speak at a public meeting this Saturday (April 22) to oppose plans to kill thousands of badgers in England.
The Born Free Foundation, British Veterinary Association, Captive Animals’ Protection Society and the RSPCA today welcomed the Government’s draft legislation to ban the use of wild animals in circuses in England, to be implemented in 2015.
The RSPCA is recognising the bravery and persistence of a terrier who saved the life of her elderly owner when she did not realise her bed was on fire.
RSPCA supports calls for public enquiry.
The RSPCA’s West Hatch wildlife centre in Taunton is working flat out to look after more than 60 of the oiled birds caught in the latest pollution incident in the English Channel.
The RSPCA is getting reports that more guillemots are being blown onto beaches in the South West covered in the same kind of sticky substance that affected them so badly two months ago.
The RSPCA is trying to trace the owners of a cat who was found by a member of the public dumped in a wheelie bin in Merthyr Tydfil with severe injuries.
First Grand National since 2010 to see all horses surviving the race: the RSPCA is hopeful that the changes made to the Aintree course helped to avoid fatalities in the first Grand National in three years.
The RSPCA is deeply saddened to hear of the death of a second racehorse at Aintree. Little Josh, fell four fences from home in today's Topham Chase.* (5/4/13).
Primates as pets should be banned, says RSPCA.
Was this poor sheep fleeced by April Fool’s joke?
Campaigners target biggest ever No.10 petition.
A case in which more than 100 horses were found in dreadful conditions at a family’s property in Buckinghamshire finally ended this week – more than five years after it began.
As March madness takes hold and the weather takes a turn for the worse, the RSPCA offers advice to animal lovers.
The RSPCA is celebrating as the sale of cosmetics tested on animals is banned within the European Union today – 30 years since the charity began campaigning for ‘cruelty-free’ cosmetics.
The RSPCA is currently inundated with a record number of pleas for help from families who are escaping domestic abuse and asking for someone to care for their pets.
The RSPCA rescued a badger after she got stuck in the wheel of a van.