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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.

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Celebrate spooky creatures with us this Howl-o-Ween
On 31st October, a team of our celebrity and influencer friends are staging an afternoon of interactive, virtual family fun for you to enjoy with your four, two or no legged pets.
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Adopting a companion for my lonely rabbit (and helping them bond!)
"Seeing them now cuddled up together, knowing that Luna isn't lonely whilst I have to work is the best feeling in the world."
Richard Ryder
I've been fighting for better farm animal welfare for 50 years
"In 1978, I led the RSPCA's first-ever street demonstration against live exports. Although the great British public responded with a tremendous surge of support, we're still talking about how to stop them now, over 40 years later."
Adopting kittens during the coronavirus pandemic
A blog by George Stoneman, our dedicated marketing executive and cat dad to kittens, Lola and Olive.
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Here's how you can raise money for animals in need by doing your shopping
Jack Vickery, who works in our corporate fundraising team, shares his experience of fundraising for the RSPCA through using AmazonSmile.
How to protect your pet's mental health during the pandemic
How is the coronavirus pandemic affecting our pets and how can we help our pets to cope?
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Adopting a dog from the RSPCA during the Covid pandemic
"My Covid adoption experience ended up being my best adoption experience."
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Why the Agriculture Bill matters for animal welfare in the UK
We've been working hard to ensure that, when Brexit happens and we leave the EU, our farm animal welfare standards are protected via the Agriculture Bill which is currently going through Parliament.
Marc Abraham
How we're working together to ban puppy imports in the UK
We've teamed up with TV vet, Marc Abraham, to #BanPuppyImports.
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Please help us avoid a horse welfare catastrophe
A blog by Dr Mark Kennedy, our senior scientific manager for equines and guardian of two rescue horses.