RSPCA launches ‘For Every Kind’ campaign to ‘rethink animals’ in 200th year

The RSPCA says we need to “radically rethink” our relationship with all animals as it launches its new For Every Kind campaign to mark its 200th year. The charity reveals new polling by Savanta which shows a stark difference in the way we see animals, depending on whether they are in our homes, in labs, on farms or in the wild and says we have become disconnected to many of the animals around us. Polling of more than 2,500 UK adults reveals 90% of people think dogs can experience positive…

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RSPCA pet food bank scheme which has served up 1.6m meals to struggling owners is expanding in charity’s 200th birthday year

The RSPCA has announced its successful Pet Food Bank Partnership is to be rolled out across England to ‘ensure no community goes without’ as the cost of living crisis continues to impact those struggling to feed themselves and their pets. The animal welfare charity has provided a staggering 1.6 million pet meals since the scheme was introduced in 2020 as part of a major drive to do everything possible to help keep those facing financial hardship together with their pets. Among those who have benefited from using the pet food…

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Charities Working Together To Provide Over A Million Meals To The Nation’s Pets

Thousands of dogs and cats across the UK have been enjoying nutritious meals at no cost to their owners, through a programme set up by leading animal charities and the UK’s biggest food waste charity. The Pet Food Partnership, comprising Battersea, Cats Protection, Dogs Trust, RSPCA and FareShare, and supported by Petplan, recently passed the significant milestone of one million meals provided to dogs and cats in England, Scotland and Wales. To date the programme has provided the equivalent of 1,043,095 meals, approximately 154 tonnes of pet food donated by pet food manufacturers across…

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Nearly 900 pets ‘kept in loving homes’ thanks to Purina and RSPCA partnership

More than £75,000 of veterinary treatments have already been provided to owners in need thanks to an innovative partnership between the RSPCA and petcare company Purina.  The charity’s frontline inspectorate and Purina have teamed up to help struggling owners through the cost-of-living crisis.  The ‘Better Together Fund’ – which formally launched in October last year – enables RSPCA officers to issue pet care vouchers to members of the public for specific urgent veterinary and pet care treatments, thanks to generous funding from Purina.  Those in receipt of vouchers are identified…

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M&S removes use by dates on ‘too good to waste’ RSPCA Assured fresh milk

Marks & Spencer has removed ‘Use By’ dates across its RSPCA Assured Select Farms British and organic fresh milk as part of its commitment to halving food waste by 2030 and reaching net zero by 2040. The change, which is being rolled out across all M&S UK stores from this week, will see ‘Use By’ dates on fresh milk replaced with ‘Best Before’ dates. M&S is the first retailer to offer ‘Best Before’ labelling on fully recyclable milk bottles, following the removal of coloured plastic caps on milk earlier this…

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