News The team at RSPCA East Winch are looking after injured seal pups following a tidal surge on the Norfolk coast.

Almost 100 pups were separated from their mothers in December's storms

RSPCA under fire after it recommended putting down rescued Bulgarian dog 

Animal charity embroiled in row over "discrimination against non-UK animals"

Brumbies are descendants of horses released into the wild and symbolise the romance of the outback for many Australians

To cull or not? ‘Brumby’ wild horses divide Australians

For many Australians, the brumby – or wild horse – symbolises the romance and adventure of the outback.

Rescue centre overrun by adorable seal pups in wake of record flood surge

A rescue centre in Norfolk is full to capacity with 100 adorable seal pups following the recent record flood surge that hit Britain.

RSPCA Inspector Tony Woodley holds a seven-inch-long huntsman spider, common to Australia, which was discovered in a delivery at St Leonards-on-Sea:

Stowaway! Giant fast-moving huntsman spider with a nasty bite lands in UK

The seven-inch arachnid reached East Sussex in delivery of BMX parts from Taiwan

Police officers searching a field at Cariad Farm, Peterstone Wentloog, Gwent

Four arrested at addresses in Wales on suspicion of slavery

Four people have been arrested in a series of major armed police raids involving more than 100 officers at addresses allegedly linked to slavery.

Brian May at the launch of the anti-cull campaign

RSPCA ‘too political’, says leaked report

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) was embroiled in a row yesterday after the leak of a confidential internal report by a senior figure which said the charity’s future was in jeopardy because it had become “too political”.

Man jailed for shooting his pet dog

Marc Turnbull, 38, fired on Rocky six times with an air rifle, hit him with shovel and left him for dead in a ditch

Badger cull: Wildlife and animal welfare groups
condemn start of operations to tackle TB

Opponents accuse the Government of going against scientific evidence in pushing ahead with pilot culls of badgers

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The Most Rev Justin Welby declined the invitation from the animal charity as he has

Archbishop of Canterbury turns down RSPCA patronage role

The Archbishop of Canterbury has turned down an invitation to be a patron of the RSPCA.

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby turns down RSPCA role

The Archbishop of Canterbury has turned down an invitation to be a patron of the RSPCA.

Marmite advert sparks controversy

Unilever donates £18,000 to animal charity after row over Marmite ad

TV viewers have lodged around 400 complaints about documentary-style spoof

Pets are being thrown away like rubbish, warns RSPCA

Pets have been found dumped in bins, boxes and even a cemetery in the run-up to the summer holidays as owners choose to abandon them rather than pay for their care while they are away, a charity has said.

A three-week-old lamb which has had its ears cut off in a 'horrendous act of animal cruelty'

'Horrendous act of cruelty': Three-week-old lamb's ears are cut off

'Sadly, as a result of the injury, the mother abandoned the lamb'

Former RSPCA inspector who spoke out against charity found dead at home

A former RSPCA inspector who spoke out about working for the charity has been found dead at home.

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