The Scottish SPCA’s fostering service is now recruiting suitable foster homes in Orkney. Expanding the fostering service is a key part of the Scottish SPCA’s commitment to increase its community engagement activity […]
Despite a petition to save the Balmore SSPCA Re-homing Centre from closure which reached 3,774 signatures the SSPCA has closed this vital facility. The nearest centre is now in Inverness. Any animals […]
“The Scottish SPCA strongly supports this announcement by the Scottish Government. As Scotland’s animal welfare charity, we have long called for an outright ban on the use of snares due to the level of suffering an animal is caused.” – Scottish SPCA Chief Superintendent Mike Flynn
In the first half of 2020 the SSPCA (Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) attended 121 reported incidents in Orkney. Across Scotland there were 119,564 calls about animals in need.
Rabbits are social animals. They need attention, a hutch, food and vet fees will need paid.
Improving the welfare of dogs and puppies is the subject of a Bill introduced to the Scottish Parliament on 1st of June.
In Scotland since 2007 shortening the tails of young dogs has been banned. This legislation is currently under review