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Helping my obese dog, Storm, lose weight
Amy Ockelford, our press officer and mum to rescue dog Storm tells us about her experience battling Storm's obesity.
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RSPCA vice-president Chris Packham: "Devastating news of extension of badger cull makes very little sense"
Conservationist and RSPCA vice-president Chris Packham shares his views on the news that the Government will be rolling out the badger cull.
RSPCA dog at home blog
Can I walk my dog while self-isolating in the UK after my holiday?
Sam Gaines, our companion animal expert, offers her advice on the steps to take to keep your dog fit and healthy if you're required to quarantine after returning from your holiday.
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9 tips for living with blind dogs
On International Blind Dog Day, our RSPCA animal life magazine editor Hannah Doyle shares fond memories of her dog Dave - and offers advice on caring for blind and visually challenged pets.
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How our pets keep us calm: Meet team RSPCA and our pets
Meet the team and our furry friends...
Rabbit awareness week digital
How to keep your rabbits safe from disease
This Rabbit Awareness Week we've created a virtual festival and gone digital to help raise awareness around the five welfare needs of rabbits...
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Cat reproduction - 7 facts you probably don't know
If you're not planning on a surprise litter of kittens any time soon, you're going to want to read this...
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'Unrecognisable' young cat reunited with owners after two months missing
An "unrecognisable" young cat who had been missing for two months is back at his Swansea home thanks to the power of microchipping.
Wild animals in circuses banned in Wales, just in time for World Tiger Day
Wild animals in circuses banned in Wales, just in time for World Tiger Day
Earlier this month, after 14 long years of campaigning, the Welsh Parliament voted through legislation that will ban the use of wild animals in circuses.
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Five adorable animals currently recovering at our RSPCA animal rescue centre
We thought we would introduce you to five animals currently being cared for at our wildlife centre (be warned: they're adorable!).