Our latest news stories from the past month.
Appeal for information after dog is rescued
We're appealing for information after a dog with injuries consistent with fighting with badgers was found in Walsall.
We've won Most Popular Charity Website 2016!
We’re very pleased to announce that we’ve been awarded Most Popular Website in the charities category of the Website of the Year awards 2016!
Jail for gang of animal abusers who used dogs to kill
Members of a gang of animal abusers who tortured and killed wild animals with their dogs have been jailed.
Information Commissioner's Office Statement
Information for supporters and members on the ruling by the Information Commission regarding the RSPCA.
A spike in numbers! We're heaving with hedgehogs
Winter is always a busy time for our wildlife centres but this year has seen hundreds of hedgehogs being admitted for care.
Rescue of mallard found with elastic band round bill
Appeal for postal workers and public to pick up elastic bands to prevent wildlife from suffering after mallard found with elastic band wraped around his beak.
Badger looks sett for a hole lot of trouble!
A curious badger found himself in a hole lot of trouble after falling into the empty footings of a swimming pool in Lincolnshire.
Baby rabbits dumped on doorstep
We are appealing for information after four baby rabbits were dumped on the doorstep of a Rugeley home.
Horse with broken neck dumped and left to die
We're appealing for information after a colt was dumped by the side of the road with a broken neck in Derbyshire.
French bulldog pups found abandoned in cardboard box
A pair of terrified French bulldog puppies have been rescued by RSPCA Cymru, after being found in a cardboard box in Pontypool Park.
Gizmo's coat was stained with urine and faeces
Carrie Evans took on a frightened lhasa apso puppy purchased as part of an undercover investigation of a puppy farm in Bradford.
Couple sentenced for leaving dying dogs in wheelbarrow
Two people have been disqualified from keeping dogs for life for a string of animal welfare offences following an RSPCA investigation into the underground puppy trade.
Norfolk man sentenced for horse welfare concerns
A Norfolk man has been disqualified from keeping horses for five years after his horse was found in an emaciated and suffering state.
Chameleon rescued from Thames pathway
We are appealing for information after a yemen chameleon - thought to be an escaped or abandoned pet - was found in a poorly state, walking along a pathway by the Thames in Greenwich.
Sick and dead puppies found dumped in Oxfordshire
We're launching an investigation after two sick and three dead puppies were found dumped in a crate in Oxfordshire.
We will continue to prosecute animal abusers
Today we're reassuring supporters that we will continue our long history of prosecuting horrific cases of animal abuse and neglect despite calls to the contrary by a small number of MPs.
Sssurprise dissscovery for York couple!
A couple had quite the fright last month when they found a snake in their airing cupboard. They later found he'd slithered into their vacuum cleaner!
Man gave dog painkillers then beat her to death with shovel
A man has been jailed after he fed his pet dog aspirin and paracetamol to try and kill her, before beating her to death with a shovel.