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RSPCA calls for a ban on exporting non-stunned meat from the UK

There has been a reduction in the number of animals slaughtered without stunning but sadly the proportion of those being exported to other countries is on the rise.

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Plymouth man jailed after puppies' ears were cropped for commercial gain

A Father and son, have been sentenced for animal welfare offences. 

RSPCA rescue 20 PUPPIES abandoned in a crate in a layby 

A staggering 20 puppies were found abandoned in a crate on a layby near Fryerning, Essex, on Friday (29 July).

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New figures reveal increase in dog cruelty since start of the pandemic

An alarming 16% increase in the number of reports of cruelty to dogs in one year.

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Appeal as badly injured French bulldog found in Cardiff

The RSPCA has launched an appeal for information after a French bulldog with "nasty" untreated wounds was found in Cardiff. 

Child and her dog © RSPCA
Keeping safe around dogs this summer

We've teamed up with St John Ambulance to help people stay safe around dogs this summer.

close-up of matted dog's fur being shaved off © RSPCA
Half a kilo of filthy matted fur is shaved off 'unrecognisable' dog

It took a team more than two hours to shave the little Shih Tzu's coat.

Could you put up 'Found' posters? © RSPCA
Top tips: How to help a stray dog

Did you know your local authority must provide a stray dog service?

One of 47 giant Flemish rabbits © RSPCA
Giant rabbits rescued from poor conditions

We're caring for 47 giant rabbits who had been bred for meat.

Richard Martin © RSPCA
Celebrations of 200th anniversary of Martin's Act

Martin's Act was introduced by the RSPCA's founder in 1822


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