Animal Welfare in Spring - Seasonal Advice | RSPCA - RSPCA
Animal welfare advice for spring
It's a good feeling when spring arrives and flowers start to bloom, but did you know that it's a busy time of year for our wildlife centres? We receive lots of calls about baby animals from concerned members of the public who find them out and about.
Our advice is that it's normally best to leave baby animals alone, as their parents are usually nearby. Getting close to their young can scare them off, so we've written more to help you know when to help a baby animal that's alone.
Follow the links below for more seasonal advice on keeping animals safe and happy during the spring.
Fox cub found alone
From April to May, it's common to see month-old cubs developing survival skills above ground during the day.
How to get rid of fleas
Fleas can be a problem even in the most spotless home or on the cleanest pet.