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Why Foster for the RSPCA?

With so many animals coming through our doors every year, we often contact fosterers to help out, and they are invaluable to us! Find out why we need fosterers, and what our current volunteers have to say about their crucial role in our work.
Good evening ladies and gentleman, I’d like to just take a few minutes of your time to talk about fostering animals, how it helps, and what this entails. Last year alone we rehom…

Things to Consider when Adopting a Rabbit for a Child

Rabbits have traditionally been seen as a 'children's pet' for many years, but they are actually quite demanding animals with complex needs that require far more attention and care than many people realise.
It isn't hard to see why children love the idea of keeping a rabbit as a pet; they have soft,silky fur, they are full of life and they have a charm all of their own, not to mention…

Accommodation for Rabbits

Are you interested in adopting a rabbit but need more information about their needs? This blog post tells you all you need to know about rabbit accommodation!
Despite being one of the most popular pets in the UK, rabbits are still widely misunderstood and sadly their needs are often overlooked or underestimated. It is important to house …

Carsington 7+ 2017

A 12.5km/7.76m run around the picturesque Carsington reservoir near Ashbourne.
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Stone Island Spin Family Fun Run

A 1-mile family fun run around the Stone ISland at Carsington Reservoir near Ashbourne
THE STONES ISLAND SPIN 17th May 2016 at 10.00am The Stones Island Spin is a shorter run for all the family.  The flat traffic free course, starting and finishing at the Visito…

What is an MOT month?

Every year we run a programme of MOT months - but what does that mean?
What is an MOT month? Our first MOT month is now upon us! Throughout the year we run a programme of events called MOT months, whereby we partner with local vets to offer low-cost…

Happy Birthday Bean!

Today one of our youngest hand rear kittens turned 1 year old. You can read his story here and see what the first year of his life has looked like for this miracle kitten.
On the 1st of May 2014, a tiny bundle arrived at our rehoming centre wrapped in a towel and fighting for his life. Bean's mother was pregnant when she was killed by dogs, and he wa…