Our blog

Our regularly updated blog is packed full of exclusive insights from our experts and frontline staff.

Read about our most pressing campaigns, get the full view on current animal welfare issues, follow heartwarming rescue stories, and learn more about caring for and protecting the animals around you.

Share this...
'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
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.
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!).
How to identify a snake in your garden or the wild
Several wild snakes can be found in the UK, and sometimes in some gardens too! During the warm weather, our team of animal rescuers can even be found rescuing pet snakes that have escaped their homes too...
Is the new Trade and Agriculture Commission a Trojan horse?
As the RSPCA's Chief Executive, I want to be able to celebrate with our half a million supporters, that post Brexit we have succeeded in securing and improving our farm animal welfare standards.
Social media: A blessing and a curse

Our Social Media Manager, Tess Macpherson-Woods, shares her experience working here in the busy world of social media.

How do I get my dog used to face masks?
For many pets, seeing people in face coverings will be a new experience and some may feel anxious or afraid...
Is this really the end of China's dog meat trade?
China's move away from dogs as livestock - and towards dogs as pets - brings welcome changes for animal welfare.
24 ways we've made a difference for animals over the last 196 years 

Today we're celebrating 196 years of achievements for animal welfare.

Carry on campaigning: Keeping up the pressure to End Live Exports

Today we mark Ban Live Exports: International Awareness Day - a day when we reflect on decades of campaigning to end this needless trade.