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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.
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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.
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How do you adopt a pet during Coronavirus? Rehoming rescue animals during a pandemic
Can you still adopt dogs, cats, small furries and other animals from our centres during the pandemic? Our centre manager, Deborah answers your questions.
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On your marks, get set, bake! 4 ways to hold a social-distanced Bake-Off
The season for baking is here and this autumn we're asking you to take on a virtual baking themed fundraiser to raise vital funds for us
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Helping my obese dog, Storm, lose weight
Amy Ockelford, our press officer and mum to rescue dog Storm tells us about her experience battling Storm's obesity.
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RSPCA vice-president Chris Packham: "Devastating news of extension of badger cull makes very little sense"
Conservationist and RSPCA vice-president Chris Packham shares his views on the news that the Government will be rolling out the badger cull.
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Can I walk my dog while self-isolating in the UK after my holiday?
Sam Gaines, our companion animal expert, offers her advice on the steps to take to keep your dog fit and healthy if you're required to quarantine after returning from your holiday.
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9 tips for living with blind dogs
On International Blind Dog Day, our RSPCA animal life magazine editor Hannah Doyle shares fond memories of her dog Dave - and offers advice on caring for blind and visually challenged pets.