The Honours categories
An award given for outstanding contributions to animal welfare science.
Young Person Award
For a person under the age of 16 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.
This award is given in recognition of service to international 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.
Celebrity/VIP of the Year Award
Given to a high-profile animal lover for showing their caring side.
Queen Victoria Awards
This is given in recognition for the long-standing dedication and tireless work of an RSPCA member or volunteer.
- Survivor Award - For an animal who has survived against the odds and has shown their inner strength.
- 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.