There are some animal welfare issues that affect a number of different species or need assistance from a number of different parts of central government.  We hope the information in this section assists you.

 

Pets and housing

With more people living in rented accommodation – whether private or social housing – the issue the lack of pet...

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Prevention, education and enforcement

The RSPCA is the major enforcement organisation for animal welfare offences in England and Wales. We investigate thousands of complaints of...

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Sentience

Animals are not objects. Much like us, animals are sentient beings and aware of their feelings and emotions. Their lives...

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Cat and dog meat

  The RSPCA is against any consumption of cat and dog meat for welfare reasons and there are no abattoirs...

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Airguns

The RSPCA sadly has many complaints reported to it concerning the illegal and misuse of air weapons each year.  Although...

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Brexit

Since the UK has formally left the EU, the RSPCA has been working to ensure animal welfare isn’t compromised and that...

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Fireworks

Fireworks can be a source of fear and distress for many animals – domestic pets, farm animals and wildlife. In...

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