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Moving into the 21st century with the Animal Welfare Act

Cat at animal centre receiving veterinary care

Ten years ago, optimism was the word when, after four years of discussion and decades of hope, the first overhaul of the animal legislation in England and Wales for 96 years came into effect in the first week of April 2007.

The law brought animal welfare into the modern era with prevention at the core of the law as it allowed animals to be saved before suffering took place.

It also allowed legislation to be updated faster, the government setting … continue reading ››

Calling for back-up! Teams that have helped us protect animals in 2016

cliffrescue

From time to time our frontline staff need back-up to tackle the more complicated animal rescues and we’re called out to across England and Wales.

Take a look at just some of the hair-raising rescues that police, coastguard, fire and rescue  have helped us with this year, plus an an event where five other animal organisations joined us to safeguard animal welfare.

Coastguard

In June, the coastguard in Plymouth helped rescue a Jack Russell who had fallen 150ft off a continue reading ››

Rehoming special animals

Tye happy in his new home

The animals in our care are special. And not just because we think they are. But because, after everything they’ve been through they have still been able to find that special someone to love.

Rescued Chihuahuas Trixie and Tyson

Chihuahua’s Trixie and Tyson were rehomed by us after suffering terribly in a previous home.

Trixie was found with a broken leg that had been held together by lollipop sticks and bandages. The leg had been left untreated for so long … continue reading ››