Archive for January, 2016

Susie-Belle’s legacy

Susie-Belle the miniature schnauzer

by Janetta Harvey

As soon as I spotted Susie-Belle’s face on the rescue centre’s website, I was smitten. I’d been looking to rehome a dog to join Renae, our young miniature schnauzer, and in my searches I was just drawn to dogs rescued from the puppy trade.

It’s hard to explain why, but knowing that there are thousands of breeding dogs being kept in terrible conditions – sometimes for their entire lives – made me want to do something … continue reading ››

Laws may be changing for animals…

Two puppies © RSPCA

Did you know, the UK Government are reviewing licensing for animal establishments in England?

This is great news for the thousands of animals that come under the care of licensed animal businesses in England – which can take the form of pet shops, dog breeders, riding establishments, and pet boarders.

Why is licensing important?

Licensing is important because it provides a platform for regulation of animal businesses, ensuring that they adhere to good practise in animal welfare.

The lives … continue reading ››

Thinking of a career change in 2016?

Caroline Iser, vet nurse with the RSPCA

Is your current job leaving you wanting more? Do you long to make a difference in your career, or just need something that challenges you every day?

Meet Caroline Iser, a veterinary nurse currently working in one of our animal hospitals. Find out why she loves her job and be inspired to take on a new exciting challenge in 2016.

You must be born with the will

Since I was a child I could not stop thinking about how … continue reading ››