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 […]

Microchipping dogs in England


Every dog owner in England will have to microchip their animal from 2016 under plans intended to cut a rise in strays. The microchips will be coded with owners’ details, and owners who do not comply could face fines of up to £500. Government figures reveal that more than 100,000 dogs are dumped or lost each year, at a […]

Welfare Clinic

We will be holding our next veterinary clinic’s here at the RSPCA Bolton branch at 21 Vernon St, Bolton, BL1 2QB on Tuesday 16th and Friday 19th January 2018. Clinics will be held here twice weekly for those clients living in the Bolton area who are on benefits. The clinic will be for basic treatments […]

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