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Everything you need to know about planning a dog-friendly staycation
Everything you need to know about planning a dog-friendly staycation
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Dotty for Dalmatians: Do your research before getting into a spot of bother
With the launch of Disney's latest classic film remake, Cruella, we're all about to go dotty for Dalmatians again.
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Meet the volunteers: Life as an RSPCA animal centre volunteer
We couldn't rescue, rehabilitate and rehome the thousands of animals that we do every year if it wasn't for our hard-working staff and volunteers. Meet Mags.
Meet the volunteers: Life as an RSPCA kennel volunteer
We couldn't rescue, rehabilitate and rehome the thousands of animals that we do every year if it wasn't for our hard-working staff and volunteers. Meet Sylvia.
Meet the volunteers: Life as an RSPCA dog walker
We couldn't rescue, rehabilitate and rehome the thousands of animals that we do every year if it wasn't for our hard-working staff and volunteers. Meet Pam.
Meet the volunteers: Life as an admin support volunteer  
We couldn't rescue, rehabilitate and rehome the thousands of animals that we do every year if it wasn't for our hard-working staff and volunteers. Meet Lesley.
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Why we ignored the myths and adopted a senior staffy
"I know that if she were in a different body, more people would stop to say hello to her on the street."
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Destination Unknown - The true cost of sky lanterns and balloons
Balloons and sky lanterns - although pretty - are still litter that we launch into the sky and whose journey's end we simply do not know.
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11 incidents a day: The devastating consequences of litter on animals
Did you know? Between 2019 and 2020, our hard-working team dealt with a whopping 8,092 calls concerning animals being injured or caught up in general litter.
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Vet careers: a blog by David Couper, RSPCA West Hatch Animal Centre

David is a wildlife vet at our West Hatch Animal Centre, building a career for the last 18 years with us.