Dogs Die in Hot Car


Never leave your dog alone in a car on a warm day. If you see a dog in distress in a hot car, dial 999. Many people still believe that it’s ok to leave a dog in a car on a warm day if the windows are left open or they’re parked in the shade, […]

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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5VGMafQtbA  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 […]

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 […]

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