RSPCA media team

Our media team works with journalists with all the latest RSPCA news and information. We can help arrange interviews with our spokespeople, provide case studies and statements on animal-related matters. Members of the press can also read our latest press releases online.

Important information, please read

If you are a member of the public

Below is contact information for journalists and the media only. We are unable to answer enquiries from members of the public on these numbers. If you are not a journalist or from the media, please visit our contact us page where you will find an online contact form to submit your enquiry.

We're unable to take reports from members of the public on these numbers. For all reports of animal cruelty or welfare concerns, please contact our cruelty line on 0300 1234 999.

If you are a student journalist

We will do our best to help with student enquiries however please be aware that, as a charity, we can't guarantee to help you in time for your deadline. We have plenty of information on our website which may help you, including our latest news releases and facts and figures.

The contact details below are for members of the press only. Please be aware we are unable to answer enquiries from members of the public on these numbers.

National media enquiries

During normal office hours (9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday), members of the press can contact us on either of the following telephone numbers:

  • 0300 123 0244
  • 0300 123 0288

Alternatively, email our press office at press@rspca.org.uk.

Contacting our press office out of hours - journalists only

After 5pm weekdays, weekends and bank holidays, journalists can contact the duty press officer for urgent press enquiries on 07825 158490 (please do not text this number as texts will not be picked up) or email press@rspca.org.uk.

Local media enquiries (England and Wales)

During normal office hours (9am-5pm, Monday to Friday), regional press officers can be contacted by journalists and the media on the following contact details.

North

Cumbria, Durham, Lancashire, Tyne & Wear, Northumberland, North Yorkshire, East Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, Derbyshire, Cheshire, Merseyside.

Wales and borders

Wales, Staffordshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire

South west and west midlands

West Midlands (inc. Birmingham), Warwickshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Hampshire, Dorset, Bristol, Somerset, Devon, Cornwall, Isle of Wight

East

Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Essex

South east

London, Surrey, Kent, East Sussex, West Sussex

Performing animals advisory service

For advice and support about the use of animals in production see our performing animals pages.

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If you're a member of the press and can't find what you're looking for, please contact our press office by emailing press@rspca.org.uk.

Follow us on twitter

Many of our press officers promote our work on Twitter. Be the first to know about our breaking news.

Or look at .