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RSPCA Animal Rescue

Updated on February 23, 2015
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The Royal Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals

Do you care about animals? The RSPCA is the British equivalent of the ASPCA in America. For the past two years I have been a volunteer at my local RSPCA shop and have been amazed at the generosity of those who have donated items for us to sell. Last year in our area, we raised enough funds to build a new animal sanctuary.

The RSPCA is the world's oldest and largest animal welfare organization. They are kept very busy seeing to animal welfare and keep little of the resources back for themselves, often working long hours.

I hope you find this information interesting and that it will inspire you to support this animal charity. Just like Patch here, every animal deserves the basic love and care that we can ensure for them as their guardians and they need our protection from those who would abuse them instead.


The RSPCA Aims - to prevent animal cruelty and promote animal welfare and protection

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Animal Rescue Is At The Centre Of What They Do - Read about the rewarding job of an inspector

Day in the Life of an RSPCA Inspector
Day in the Life of an RSPCA Inspector

This book tells about this specific job and how he goes about his daily work.

 

The 24hr Helpline For Distressed Animals

Call this number in UK if you need animal rescue:

0300 1234 999

What Else Does This Animal Charity Do? - as if rescuing animals isn't enough!

  1. Provide temporary shelter for animals until they are rehomed.
  2. Provide free education on animal welfare with resources for teachers and youth workers.
  3. Campaign for animal rights

What You Can Do- Support The RSPCA - I have hand-picked some of the lovely products you can buy to give your support

These products make excellent gifts!

See further suggestions below to support this animal charity.

The RSPCA 2015 Calendar

Wildlife of Britain RSPCA 2015 Wall Calendar
Wildlife of Britain RSPCA 2015 Wall Calendar

This 12x12 inch calendar has 13 beautiful images of the amazing wildlife found in the British Isles.

 

The RSPCA Annual

Annual 2014 (RSPCA)
Annual 2014 (RSPCA)

Packed with gorgeous animal pictures, quizzes, puzzles, games and all you need to know about animals plus the work of the RSPCA. For every book sold, a minimum of 15p is donated to the charity.

 

About Animals In The UK

In 2011 more than 60,000 animals were rehomed by the RSPCA

RSPCA My Pocket Pets Series 1 - RANDOM - Wow World
RSPCA My Pocket Pets Series 1 - RANDOM - Wow World

Cute animals to collect that make great gifts and a donation is made to the RSPCA for every purchase made.

 

9 Ways You Can Support The RSPCA - Or the ASPCA if you are in USA

  1. Volunteer- find your local branch and offer your help at your local shop or centre.
  2. Fundraising- Raise money for the animal charity with a sponsored event or coffee morning. Check out my tips on How To Host A Coffee Morning Fundraising Event
  3. Support Campaigns- such as: a better life for pets, best farming methods for farm animals, protection of wild animals from cruel sports, alternatives to using animals in experiments.
  4. Rehome An Animal- There are always animals that need either a temporary foster home or adoption.
  5. Become A Member
  6. Insure your pet with More Than, who will donate 20 to the RSPCA for each annual policy sold. With great benefits and cover from only 4.69 a month, you know you will be supporting this animal charity.
  7. Sponsor An Animal for just 1.50 a week and receive regular updates, invitations to visit your sponsored animal and a special welcome pack.
  8. Leave a gift in your Will.
  9. Buy a child you know a membership to the Animal Action Club. Not only will they learn all about animals, but they will also develop reading skills and creativity. Only 15 a year!

The Dog Care Manual

RSPCA Complete Dog Care Manual
RSPCA Complete Dog Care Manual

This invaluable book has step-by-step information with clear diagrams provided by the RSPCA and the world's top vet, Ben Fogle.

 

I love this water bottle. Hope you do too!

About Animals In The UK

There are around 8 million dogs, 8 million cats and 22 million pets in total in the UK.

Watch This Short Video About The RSPCA

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      Anthony Godinho 3 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Great to see that the RSPCA is doing so much to take care of animals who need care and love. It's wonderful to know that you volunteer for the organization as well. I featured this lens on my Animal Rescue Site lens. Thanks for stopping by!