Archive for December, 2013

Abandoned at Christmas

You may have seen this video below before – we first showed it mid-December. It’s the heartbreaking moment caught on CCTV, of a puppy being dumped by her owner.

It’s pretty upsetting isn’t it?

Sadly, if last year is anything to go by, this Staffie puppy won’t be the only one to be abandoned this Christmas.

21 animals abandoned a day

During December 2012 and January 2013 almost 1300 animals were reported to us as abandoned. That’s about 21 … continue reading ››

Christmas food for pets

Jack Russell running in snow © RSPCA Photolibrary

We are now officially in the holiday season which means it is time to indulge and enjoy some amazing food. And with our pets being part of the family it is understandable that they are included in the festivities.

However, as much as we would like our pets to be included in all the things that we enjoy, we need to remember that there are certain foods that aren’t so good for our pets and over indulgence can lead to … continue reading ››

Christmas presents and pets

Christmas infographic © RSPCA

We all love to receive presents at Christmas, and we love to give them too. And not just to our friends and family, our pets it seems do not miss out.

At Christmas we all love to receive presents, however we also love to give them to people just as much and our pets do not miss out. It is expected that animal lovers will spend over £300 million on their pets this Christmas.

We recently polled almost 900 … continue reading ››