Seasonal advice for winter


A British winter can be tough on animals, but there are plenty of things you can do to help. Sometimes it’s the smallest things that can make a big difference. Ways to help wildlife this winter RSPCA wildlife expert Nicola Cunningham said: We can all struggle when the weather takes a turn for the worse, […]

New Build


New RSPCA Bolton Animal Clinic and Charity Shop Look how far we have come in such a short space of time. Hopefully our new premises, which will house an animal clinic and charity shop, will be open to general public soon. Our fantastic new base is currently in the process of a total renovation. We […]

RSPCA Blog: The Ceremony of the Keys

Well we’ve done it – we’ve got the keys to our brand new building. We are all now soooo excited, but also quite overwhelmed with what we have yet to do! Go to  to see our video of the ‘Ceremony of the Keys’. It has been nearly 4 years since we first dreamt of […]

Understanding dog behaviour


Just like us, dogs can experience a range of emotions, the problem is, they can’t tell us. Instead, dogs communicate using mostly body language. They use all different parts of their body, including their tails, ears and eyes to tell us how they’re feeling. As pet owners it’s important to understand your dog’s behaviour and take […]

Understanding cat behaviour


Just like us, cats can experience a range of emotions – the problem is, they can’t tell us. Therefore, as owners we need to understand cat behaviour as a way to understand if we have a happy cat, a scared cat, or an angry cat. It’s essential to understand the body language of our pets […]

Lost, found and stray dogs


If you’ve lost your dog, or found a lost dog, follow our advice to help reunite pets with their owners. Top tips to help find your lost dog: Your dog’s microchip – phone the database they’re registered with and report them as missing. Contact your local dog warden. Notify your local vets, animal hospitals and […]

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