Category Archives: RSPCA

RSPCA Called About Animal Neglect Every Four Minutes During Winter

The RSPCA receives more calls about animal neglect than any other issue during the winter months, receiving on average one call every four minutes. While many people are busy Christmas shopping, going on winter walks or cooking a family dinner, … Continue reading

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Sky Lanterns – RSPCA Pushes For Ban

While sky lanterns may be pretty they pose a serious danger of injury or even death to animals and now the RSPCA is pushing for a ban. Sky lanterns (also known as Chinese lanterns) can harm wildlife, livestock and other … Continue reading

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Chris Packham invites entries for RSPCA’s Young Photographer Award

With the school summer holidays stretching out ahead of us the RSPCA’s Young Photographer Awards is the perfect boredom buster for children. They could win an amazing prize for taking a photo of their favourite animal – whether that’s a … Continue reading

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RSPCA rescue double the number of animals from floods in just three days

The animal charity the RSPCA has released the latest rescue figures for flood stricken Britain- with almost 400 animals saved since Monday 10th February. Not only have they been helping people and pets, but unusual rescues include saving 40 fish … Continue reading

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RSPCA braced for a busy Christmas

The RSPCA is braced for a busy festive period after dealing with a bumper number of calls about cruelty over Christmas last year (2012). Last year staff answered 833 calls about neglect and cruelty on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and … Continue reading

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Warning as 25% of owners dish up Christmas dinner for dogs and cats

Almost a quarter of pet owners will be dishing up a plate of Christmas dinner this year, research from the RSPCA has shown. It seems that serving up Christmas dinner for dogs and cats is something many of us feel … Continue reading

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Owners to spend £300 million on Christmas gifts for pets

Nine out of ten owners are buying Christmas gifts for pets this year with almost a fifth admitting they will be spending more on their pet than their mother-in-law. An RSPCA poll of almost 900 pet owners revealed most (54%) … Continue reading

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RSPCA Says Firework Phobia Could Be A Thing Of The Past For Your Dog

Firework phobia could be a thing of the past for pet dogs according to the RSPCA, which is bracing itself for another busy bonfire night season. The charity regularly receives more than three-quarters of all calls about fireworks in October … Continue reading

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Huge rise in calls to RSPCA – including a sighting of Bigfoot!

The RSPCA has released a list of the silliest calls it has received this summer in a bid to discourage timewasters. The number of telephone calls to the RSPCA’s 24-hour Animal Cruelty telephone line has risen by a whopping 65 … Continue reading

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Badger cull myths exposed in new report

Ill-fated Government pilots could start today On the eve of a potentially devastating badger cull, Team Badger has published a report exposing the badger cull myths which underpin these misguided plans. Team Badger’s ‘Mythbusters Report’ has been published to correct … Continue reading

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