Archive for December, 2017

Six kind things you can do for wildlife and magical reindeer

Robin resting on fence post © RSPCA

The festive season is well underway, and we’re continuing to campaign for kindness this Christmas to help the thousands of animals who’ll be in our care over the holidays.

As well as spreading kindness to animals who’ve been rescued from abuse and neglect – this week we’re also looking at ways that you can be kind to the wild animals who may be living in, or visiting, your garden.


1 – Help small birds stay snug and cosy

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Movement for More

A dog playing at one of our animal centres

This November, we’re a proud supporter of PitPat’s ‘Movement for More’ campaign – reminding dog owners across the country about just how great playing with your dog is!

Not only is regular play really important for bonding with your dog, it’s also great exercise, great for training and great for getting your dog’s brain working. You don’t need any special equipment to start a game – and as winter draws in, you’ll be relieved to learn that you don’t even … continue reading ››

Kindness on the frontline

Inspector Melvin and a man who

As part of our Kindness at Christmas appeal, we’re sharing examples of how a little kindness can have a huge impact.

This week we have three stories from our inspectors – from helping the homeless, to taking an unhappy dog home and changing a life with a simple cup of tea. Their kindness really has made an incredible difference.

Inspector Charlotte Melvin wanted to do more to help homeless people and their dogs in Staffordshire, so she started her continue reading ››