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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.

We're launching our festive appeal following busiest Christmas day in 5 years
Just £7 could keep an animal warm with a soft and cosy blanket...
Get involved with Second Hand Secret Santa this Christmas
Brits spend £147 million on secret Santa gifts - imagine what that would mean if people spent even a small amount of that in charity shops instead!
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5 training games that will help build your dog's trust
A confident dog is a happy dog! Dog trainer, John Woods reveals his top training games for helping a nervous dog build confidence through five fun, trust-building games.
ren fundraiser RSPCA
Raising money is a piece of cake: Here's the weird and wonderful ways one fundraiser likes to make a difference...
Today we're talking with busy-bee fundraiser Ren, all about her mission to raise money for animals in need!
RSPCA Adoptober
Who can adopt a rescue animal? 10 common myths debunked
Unsure if you could adopt? Here are some of our most commonly heard myths - busted by our dedicated rehoming team...
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Why Lidl are labelling their chicken and why other retailers should too
Clear labelling will help consumers know exactly what they're buying. Specifically how the chicken they're buying was farmed.
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How one crafty cat is raising vital funds for our cattery
Instagram Earl's owner is raising money with lovingly handmade cat toys.
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Dogs on death row: 'The law is letting down dogs who look a certain way'
We're remembering dogs who lost their lives over last 28 years.
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How to find the best dog kennels, home boarding and doggy day cares this summer
We've compiled our list of things to look out for when booking your doggy day care, home boarding or kennels this summer.
RSPCA Young Photographer Awards On Instagram 2019
New for 2019, we've introduced an exciting new Instagram category as part of our RSPCA Young Photographer Awards.