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.
Judges’ focus should be health, welfare and temperament: the RSPCA has welcomed the inclusion of a category for cross-breeds at this year’s Crufts – but insists all dogs should be judged on their health and welfare rather than their appearance.
Trio captured themselves setting dogs on foxes and badgers
Some of the oiled sea birds rescued by the RSPCA last month took their first flight into freedom yesterday (Thursday February 28).
They say it’s the thought that counts and sending an RSPCA Mother’s Day gift card will both bring a smile to your mum’s face and help animals in need.
In the wake of the horse meat scandal and ongoing welfare concerns for horses, the RSPCA is again expressing its deep concern about the usefulness of the horse passport system, which aims to keep track of horses for disease control.
The RSPCA is outraged that the Government has ignored public, parliamentary, EU Commission and scientific opinion and announced that it will be going ahead with plans for a badger cull this summer.
Some of the oiled sea birds cared for by the RSPCA will be released back into the wild on Thursday (February 28).
Some of the oiled sea birds that have been cared for at an RSPCA wildlife centre in Sussex have been released back into the wild.
Concerns are growing for baby elephants snatched from the wild in Africa then flown to Chinese zoos after one died and footage seen by the RSPCA shows another very sick.
Animal charity backs report’s criticism of Government.
The animal welfare charity is asking for people to find a little space in their hearts for pairs of bunnies desperately looking for a new home.
A Loughton woman has been banned from keeping animals for life after leaving her three dogs for months in a house crammed with waist high waste.
Animal welfare groups gave a fairly universal welcome to the Government’s proposals on microchipping when they were announced on 6th February. Why?
The RSPCA is hopeful that this Valentine’s Day will be full of love and kindness for animals as 65 per cent of people said they send greetings cards ‘from’ their pet to close family and friends.
Microchipping welcomed, but prevention needed: the RSPCA today welcomed the Government’s long-awaited announcement to make microchipping compulsory for all dogs as a step in the right direction – but warned preventative measures are needed to improve dog welfare.
Dog DNA found on flesh stapler at Tony Barbara’s home: An Essex dog fighter convicted of a string of animal cruelty offences – including possession of a flesh stapler used to treat injured dogs – has been banned from keeping dogs for 10 years.
A Liverpool man has been ordered to carry out 100 hours of unpaid work after he admitted selling wild birds at one of the country’s biggest aviculture shows.
The RSPCA has been called to the rescue of more than 100 sea birds being found covered in an unidentified sticky substance.
A horse owner from Sussex, who was banned from keeping horses for five years, has lost her appeal over the ban.
RSPCA welcomes news of progress of the badger vaccination programme in Wales and calls on the English Government to follow suit.
The owner of a stallion, who seriously damaged his genitals trying to jump a five bar gate, has been given a five year ban on keeping horses by Chelmsford magistrates.
More than 1200 sheep sailed from the port of Ramsgate in sub zero conditions and despite a force five to seven gale warning on Friday morning as RSPCA inspectors again attended the port.