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Ducklings – When to help them and when to leave them alone

Mallard duckling nested in a persons hand © RSPCA

The sight of a mother duck with her brood of ducklings in tow is one that is synonymous with spring in Britain. Unfortunately, as with any wild animals that share space with humans, they can occasionally get in trouble and may need your help.

Many people get concerned when ducks have nested on a high ledge or balcony. This is not uncommon; in the wild, ducks will often nest up in trees. Ducklings are light with a fluffy down, which … continue reading ››

We’ve got Christmas all wrapped up!


Thousands of animals don’t have a home to call their own this Christmas. Many are at risk of cruelty and neglect. However, we’ll be looking out for animals, protecting, rescuing and caring for them – and giving them all the festive fuss they deserve!