The Honours categories
- Survivor Award - For an animal who has survived against the odds and has shown their inner strength.
- Amazing Animal Award - Given to an animal that has cared for and shown compassion to a person and has made a difference to a life.
- Rescue or Service Animal Award - Given to a service animal whose actions have helped in a potentially life threatening situation.
Young Person Award
For a person aged 16 or under who has shown exceptional kindness and dedication to animals.
Given to a local or national journalist, broadcaster or media organisation for coverage and/or reporting that contributes to the field of animal welfare.
Given to someone serving in the police force, fire department, RSPCA inspectorate or to a member of the public for rescuing an animal from danger and showing sheer bravery.
Outstanding Contribution to Animals (Individual)
This is given in recognition for the dedication and tireless work of an individual to animals and/or their welfare.
Outstanding Contribution to Animals (Organisation)
This is given in recognition for the dedication and tireless work of an organisation to animals and/or their welfare.