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Seven things that anyone who’s ever owned a puppy will know

Puppy in our centre © RSPCA

National puppy day covers the very serious issue of responsible puppy buying. It’s also a chance to celebrate healthy, happy puppies who have been well-bred, and well-matched with their new families.

If you’ve adopted a puppy from us, or bought from a responsible breeder – you’ll know that caring for a young dog can be a heartwarming, hilarious, and sometimes exhausting experience. Here are seven things that anyone who’s ever owned a puppy will know!

1. The one treat that continue reading ››

Take a chance on a senior pet: Golden Oldies

Sue Walters

Sue Walters, manager at RSPCA Millbrook Animal Centre in Surrey has worked here for 30 years. Over the years she’s cared for thousands of animals from newborn kittens to elderly dogs.

What it’s like to care for an older animal

To celebrate some of the Golden Oldies in our care, Sue gives some insight into what caring for an older animal is really like…

We see so many animals come through our doors but there are some animals that … continue reading ››

A volunteer with a difference

Screen shot of Toby from Brighton and Hove RJ/YOS twitter profile

As every pet owner, walker and lover will know – there’s nothing quite like the bond that you can develop almost instantly with an animal. It’s something that Restorative Justice Support Worker, Katie Wheatley, witnesses on a regular basis.

Katie regularly takes young offenders to our Brighton animal centre, to take the dogs in our care out on walks. She tells us about the impact that this experience can make on the young, and often vulnerable people that she works … continue reading ››