Advice and welfare

Advice you can trust

We've been around for nearly two hundred years. Our advice is based on evidence, provided by scientific research, and a wealth of practical hands-on experience. You can be sure that our advice is of the highest standard - giving you peace of mind.

Our most common topics for advice are shown below. You can select each topic for further information and advice on what to do or who to contact.

Baby or fledgling birds

Stray or abandoned dog

Stray or abandoned cat

Barking dogs

Dog kept outdoors

Tethered horses

Injured wildlife

Animal in the road

Pregnant cat or kittens

Concerned about an animal?

If you're worried about the welfare of an animal and can't find the answers you're looking for here, use our online enquiry service.

Looking for animal care hints and tips?

Take a look around at our advice and welfare pages for up-to-date guidance on caring for pets, farm animals and wildlife. Understand the key welfare issues faced by many animals today and discover what you can do to help.

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