Catch up on what’s happening with your local RSPCA!

Running a charity means asking for help often from people like you! Here on our news page you will find our latest appeals, offers on neutering and what staff and volunteers have been up to.


July 5, 2024

Don’t wait for the deadline!

If you own a young XL bully type dog, plan their neutering now If you own an XL bully who was under a year on the 31st Jan 2024...

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July 1, 2024

Going on holiday?

Make it a safe getaway for your pet too! Lots of people are gearing up to a vacation in the sun or staying in the UK for a weeks...

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June 12, 2024

Have you checked out our eBay store?

Bargains abound online! We are thrilled with the progress our eBay store has made over the 6 months we've been trading! Kate,...

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May 21, 2024

Tick alert

They may be small but they bite and can cause real problems Branch Deputy Donna was up in the Scottish Borders last Saturday...

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May 9, 2024

Spring Catch Up

Our latest newsletter is here! It's been a busy 2024 so far and you can read all the news...

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March 28, 2024

Easter Hours and advice

Keep your pets safe this Easter break This weekend there will be treats a go go in a lot of homes  However, did you know that...

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March 13, 2024

Our first Farrington adoption

Roly now Caleb is home Moving to Farrington Way gave us the room to think about adoption of animals again  The Nottingham and...

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January 9, 2024

We are so excited!

Our eBay shop is up an running It's taken months, been very frustrating at times, but at last, our eBay shop is open and we...

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December 19, 2023

Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year

Christmas closing We would like to wish you all a fun festive time and thank you for all your support throughout 2023 Our...

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December 6, 2023

Christmas Pet Food Appeal

Can you help We collect pet food all year round but Christmas has always been a time for a special appeal  Donations we are...

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November 22, 2023

Christmas Catch Up

Welcome to our end of year newsletter Grab a cuppa, put your feet up and have a break with our newsletter! We've lots to tell...

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November 2, 2023

Bang out of order!

Pets and fireworks At this time of year, fireworks are not the reserve of organised displays for Bonfire night and Diwali and...

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October 31, 2023

Look who is up for adoption!

These 2 moggies of mischief are Martha and Minnie and they are looking for a new home! It has be the right one for them as they...

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September 25, 2023

Guinea Pig Awareness week 2023

25th - 29th September - adopt don't shop Guinea pigs are delightful little animals but they are often misunderstood This week is...

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September 11, 2023

Remember a charity in your will week 11th – 17th Sep

The gift of kindness It's not something anyone wants to think about your own demise  People often put off making a will but the...

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July 11, 2023

Wild life and water

Too little water or too much can be dangerous to wild animals At this time of year, water can be hard to find for all species of...

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June 20, 2023


Recruiting an Internet Sales Manager We are looking for a new member of staff who has proven internet sells experience on a...

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May 22, 2023

Retail Facebook page

Our Eastwood Emporium now has it's own social media Charity shops are flag ships for recycling  There are so many bargains...

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May 3, 2023

Hedgehog awareness week 2023

30th April - 6th May - How you can help It's Hedgehog Awareness week and these little critters need all the help they can get as...

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April 28, 2023

Good luck Laura

A fond farewell Over the years, as a branch we've met many Inspectors, Animal Collection/Welfare Officers (as were) and Animal...

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April 19, 2023

The cruellest cut

Dogs are being mutilated for money Dogs are such expressive creatures  They use their eyes, muzzle, tail and ears to show how...

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April 3, 2023

New helpline for small sick or injured wildlife

Here's what to do if you find a sick or injured small bird or mammal The quickest way to get help for a small, sick or injured...

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March 20, 2023

£10 off the cost of microchipping

If you live within our branch area you can apply Is your pet microchipped ❌ No ~ New legislation introduced on 13th March...

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March 6, 2023

Want to volunteer with animals?

National RSPCA are recruiting volunteers There's a new volunteering opportunity available right here in Nottingham  The RSPCA...

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February 15, 2023

Beware of the blooms and bulbs

Early spring flowers and bulbs can be potentially harmful to pets British weather can be fickle and the saying 'N'er cast a...

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February 6, 2023

£30 off the cost of neutering throughout February

Financial help towards neutering your pet Assistance with the cost of neutering has always been one of our main objectives as a...

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January 9, 2023

When did you last check your pets microchip?

Microchips are great for reunifying lost pets and their owners, but only when the registration info is correct There is a...

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December 15, 2022

When it’s cold outside

Winter weather advice We are in the grip of a real cold snap at the moment and our pets and other animals will be feeling the...

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December 6, 2022

Welcome to our new home

New offices, new beginnings On Saturday the 3rd Dec we 'officially' opened our new branch home named after 2 very special people...

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November 24, 2022


Catch up with all our news We've had a very busy year and would like to share all that's been happening with you! Grab...

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November 18, 2022

Increased value money off cat neutering vouchers

Help towards neutering your cat and other pets We are all feeling the pinch ATM but if you live in our branch area, we can help...

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November 7, 2022

Thank you Shelley

Happy retirement to our dedicated colleague On Thursday last week we had a little get together for our wonderful colleague and...

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October 10, 2022

Alabama Rot

Advice on how to combat Cutaneous and Renal Glomerular Vasculopathy (CRGV) aka Alabama Rot There are cases of CRGV reported in...

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September 12, 2022

New beginnings

Important info From the 12/09/22 Nottingham and Notts Branch of the RSPCA will be moving to our new offices at Farrington Way,...

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September 9, 2022

Her Majesty The Queen

Our Royal Patron Her Majesty the Queen, 1926 to 2022 Staff and volunteers across the RSPCA share the nation's sadness on the...

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August 5, 2022

Back in black

Buster's story There are times when animals come into our care that we know are going to need extra help  Buster is a 9 year...

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July 19, 2022

Exciting news

We are moving We are so excited as we have been waiting months to be able to share our newsNottingham and Notts Branch is on the...

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July 13, 2022

On the brink of a ‘CAT’-astrophe

Cat population crisis Animal welfare doesn't take a break but different problems arise seasonally  This summer we've seen a...

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June 27, 2022

Rabbit Awareness Week 2022 ~ 27th June to 1st July

Bunnies deserve better Did you know that after cats and dogs, rabbits are the most popular pet in the UK However, they are also...

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June 15, 2022

Nesting birds

Keeping wild birds, their homes and young safe The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 protects all wild birds in England and...

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May 27, 2022

Did you know?

The RSPCA is made up of several factions all with one aim in mind, animal welfare Most people when they see the RSPCA logo will...

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April 26, 2022

Do you know your nestlings from your fledglings?

What to do if you come across a young bird Our photos show 2 young song (Passerine) birds (a blackbird fledgling above and a...

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April 14, 2022

Animal Search UK

Changes in the reunification site we use As of this week, we are using Animal Search UK as our reunification website  There are...

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April 12, 2022

Keeping your pets safe this Spring Easter break

A weekend if filled with lots of yummy treats for us but the consumption of these by pets can be fatal In our featured...

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March 24, 2022

Helping hand in healing

Broken bones to sad hearts, your donations mean we can be there Over the course of the pandemic, the number of animals who came...

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March 2, 2022

Leaving a legacy

Your gift is their safety net Making a will, even thinking about it is something a lot of us put off  No-one wants to think of...

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February 8, 2022

Can you afford for your pet to become ill or injured?

Having a plan in place can bring peace of mind One of the most frequent requests we receive is can we help owners with the cost...

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January 13, 2022

Feeding the birdies

What the different birds who visit our gardens like to eat We've not really had a proper cold snap this winteryet!  You can...

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December 16, 2021

Barking dog?

Who to get in touch with when noise becomes an issue Do you know who to contact if you hear a dog barking regularly over a...

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December 8, 2021

Stuck for a Christmas pressie idea?

Give a donation on behalf of someone and make a local animals year! Did you know that we are a self-funding branch of the RSPCA...

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November 11, 2021

Eco friendly Christmas shopping

We've lots of recycled bargains in both our shops Are you looking for Christmas decorations, gifts or wrapping Do you want to...

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November 3, 2021

Check your bonfire

Before striking a match make sure there's no wildlife sheltering It's not only fireworks that can cause stress or injury to...

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October 26, 2021

Spooky season

This Hallowe'en have fun with animals in mind It's that time of year where we celebrate all things ghoulish and spooky ...

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September 30, 2021

Wonderful Wildlife

The rescue, rehabilitation and release of Bunny the badger It's a privilege as a branch to be able to support the Inspectors...

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September 17, 2021

In an emergency

Do you have an emergency pet care plan It's not something we like to think about, becoming ill or worse still being rushed to...

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September 10, 2021

Having a clear out?

We are in desperate need of good quality donations! We really need some 'bric-a-brac' stock!  So, if you are having a clear...

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August 18, 2021

Going on holiday?

Make your trip enjoyable for all the family! Although jetting off to sunnier shores may not be an option for many just yet,...

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August 12, 2021

‘Leading’ the way

Learn the best way to keep control of your canine pal in public areas   You'd think it would be simple to buy a collar...

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June 30, 2021

Lockdown puppies

Concern over the rise in unwanted dogs bought in lockdown During lockdown last year there was a huge surge in demand for...

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June 23, 2021

Abandonment is never acceptable

Leaving an animal to fend for itself can lead to suffering The little kitten pictured above is Dita  She was found wrapped in a...

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June 8, 2021

Do I need help?

The do's and don'ts of finding a baby wild animal The summer months are traditionally the busiest in animal welfare because...

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May 12, 2021

Eastwood is open

At last our Eastwood charity shop welcomes customers back! We are thrilled to let you know our doors are open again at...

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May 11, 2021

Have a donation for us?

Changes on how we accept items as our shops re-open The last year has been one of change and adapting  We’ve...

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May 4, 2021

Back in the office

Staff returning to work We are THRILLED to have office staff and our driver back and are looking forward to welcoming back our...

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April 15, 2021

Here’s looking at twit-you!

Unusual guest comes into our care Owls are one of our most popular birds and we are lucky in the UK  to have 5 species namely...

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April 12, 2021

We are getting there!

Update on re-opening! Although our shops and office remain closed to the public at the moment, you can contact us by email...

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April 2, 2021

Easter info

Wishing you and your pets a safe and happy bank holiday Over this extended weekend, a lot of us will be tucking into some...

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March 30, 2021

For snakes sakes

Love them or loathe them (we are the former) our native snakes need understanding As a child in the rural Scottish Borders, one...

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March 25, 2021

Guinea Pig Awareness Week

Cheeky, squeaky furry potatoes! We love guinea pigs! It's the first ever guinea pig awareness week 22nd - 28th March and we...

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March 19, 2021

Hen friends

With an increase in poultry as pets, we look at how to stop feathers being ruffled! Hens have been kept for centuries by people...

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March 11, 2021

The importance of recall

Train your dog to come back when called Admin was out with manager Jo the other day collecting pet food donations then dropping...

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February 15, 2021

Beware of dog thieves.

How to best protect you and your pet from being victims of theft Since the start of the pandemic and subsequent lockdowns,...

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February 10, 2021

When a bowl of food is not enough

Feeding a stray cat for months Then you are assuming responsibility for all that animal's needs Cats are chancers, if the...

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February 2, 2021

Fed up of being indoors….

Imagine how a rabbit stuck in a hutch feels Owning a rabbit can be so rewarding, they are inquisitive, endearing and very...

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January 25, 2021

Covering veterinary costs

How making provision for veterinary bills is the essential consideration for a pet owner Unfortunately, there is no NHS for pets...

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January 19, 2021

Alabama Rot (CRGV) threat to dogs

Be vigilant and informed on this rare but potentially fatal disease The threat of a disease which is new or it's cause is hard...

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January 12, 2021

Icy weather

A cold snap can be fun but care and help are needed when it comes to animals Up until the last couple of weeks, we haven't...

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December 23, 2020

Seasons greetings

From us all at RSPCA Nottingham and Notts We would like to wish all our supporters a very Merry Christmas on behalf of the...

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November 24, 2020

Feeding garden wildlife

Help birds and other critters to get through winter There was a great story recently in the news regarding a dormouse  The...

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November 18, 2020

Lockdown lift ups

Bringing smiles during difficult times Our facebook page has many lovely followers and during lockdown 20 we are trying to...

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November 4, 2020

Covid-19 ~ Nov lockdown

Restrictions mean our charity shops and office temporarily close As we face another lockdown in the wake of the Covid-19...

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October 30, 2020

Extended neutering voucher offer

Some good news during a testing time Our neutering assistance vouchers run in perpetuity, available to anyone who lives in our...

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September 29, 2020

Look out for hedgehogs

How you can help and encourage our prickly pals in your garden! Sadly, our native hedgehogs are in decline  There is a lot of...

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September 25, 2020

End of an era

Thank you Caitlin, Hayley, Helen and Simon We were shocked and deeply saddened to hear that several of our colleagues were being...

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September 14, 2020

More money off neutering your pet

Until the 31st Oct, we have increased the value of our money off vouchers We help with the cost of neutering all year round but...

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September 9, 2020

Preventable rabbit diseases

Myxomatosis and R(V)HD 1 & 2, how to protect your bunny This week, we had a young wild rabbit handed into our care  The...

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September 7, 2020

Eastwood shop re-opens!

Our Eastwood Emporium is open again! On the 7th Sep, both our charity shops are open again to the public which we are thrilled...

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August 25, 2020

Hyson Green shop re-opens

We've been closed for 23 weeks but we're ready to welcome you back! We are thrilled to announce our Hyson Green charity shop...

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August 24, 2020

New starts…preparing to re-open

Our Hyson Green shop has had a makeover Like a lot of businesses, the pandemic forced us to close both our charity shops  We...

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August 11, 2020

Rabbit Awareness 10th – 23rd Aug 2020

 Because bunnies deserve better! Traditionally, Rabbit Awareness Week (RAW) is just thata week of celebrating and bringing...

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August 7, 2020

Heat wave

How to keep your pets cool during warm weather The dangers of leaving a dog in a car during warm weather is well publicised ...

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July 23, 2020

PPE litter ~ risk to animals

Irresponsible disposal is posing a threat At the beginning of the pandemic, we saw nature thriving with humans having to take a...

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July 8, 2020


Part time shop assistant vacancy Would you love to help local animals  Are you motivated, friendly and have experience in...

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June 24, 2020

Paradise for parasites

Watching out for harmful creepy crawlies Here in Nottingham we have had a spell of rain and now have some glorious sunshine The...

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June 9, 2020


The remarkable kitten that takes everything in his stride Injured animals are part and parcel of working in animal welfare You...

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June 2, 2020

THANK YOU to our fabulous volunteers!

Celebrating ‘Volunteer’s week’ 1st - 7th June It is not overstating things to say that without volunteers, we wouldn’t...

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May 28, 2020

Not just cats and dogs

Still here for all animals During the pandemic the RSPCA frontline have been working hard as key workers As a branch, although...

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May 21, 2020

60 years of service

Congratulations Simon and Dave! On the 8th of May Chief Inspector Simon (pictured left) and Inspector Dave both reached an...

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May 11, 2020

Share a smile

A little video to brighten your day! We thought we would share this short but sweet video filmed by our Branch Assistant Lisa It...

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May 4, 2020

Hedgehog Awareness Week

Hedgehogs need us and here’s how you can help! Last week, local Inspector Laura went to rescue the little hedgehog in our post...

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April 28, 2020

Spring has sprung

Young wildlifenot as vulnerable as you think As we mentioned last week, nature is thriving during our lockdown It is at this...

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April 21, 2020

Nature flourishing

How wildlife is thriving during our COVID19 lockdown Spring is such a wonderful time in nature Blossoms, flowers and lots of...

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April 16, 2020

Roger the rabbit

Rescued rabbit on the mend Last week, just before Easter, Branch Deputy Manager Donna had a concerned phone call from an...

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April 9, 2020

Easter bank holiday advice

Keep you pets safe this weekend This bank holiday weekend will be like no other we have experienced One thing that will be the...

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April 6, 2020

Help us to continue to be there – emergency appeal

Nottingham’s animals need you more than ever As you will be aware, both our charity shops are closed These generate vital...

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March 18, 2020


BOTH NOTTINGHAM AND NOTTS CHARITY SHOPS ARE TEMPORARILY CLOSING The Trustees and Manager of the Nottingham and Notts Branch of...

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March 12, 2020

Envelope Appeal

Can you help We have the best supporters a charity could ask for, that's why we're posting this appeal for unused envelopes...

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March 9, 2020

Stray dog

Do you know what to do if you find or lose a dog Being part of the nations largest animal charity, we get phone calls with all...

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February 28, 2020

Preventing parasites

 Biting bugs and how to keep your pet healthy and itch free It may be the wrong line of work for someone who dislikes parasites...

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February 25, 2020

World Spay Day 25th Feb 2020

Take advantage of our great offer until 31st March 25th Feb is World Spay Day and we want to promote the benefits of neutering...

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February 12, 2020

Bring the birds to your garden

Helping our feathered friends through the season At this time of year and going into the Spring breeding season,  garden birds...

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February 3, 2020

Special offer on neutering vouchers

We've increased the value of our money off vouchers! As a branch we have always focused on neutering  It is still a simple fact...

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January 22, 2020

Donate a prize

Have you any unwanted gifts or new goods Did you receive anything this Christmas that just wasn't you Instead of letting those...

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January 13, 2020

Here for Ozzie

The story of a little injured tabby cat The animals we typically deal with are sick or injured  Some really have been in the...

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January 6, 2020

We need you! Retail volunteers wanted

New year, new volunteering opportunities Our 2 charity shops are essential in enabling us to continue our work We couldn’t...

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January 2, 2020

Having a post Christmas clear out?

Your unwanted gifts can be gold to us! HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!  Both our charity shops and office are back to normal after the...

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December 28, 2019

24 hour help

This branch may be closed but the RSPCA is always open Our 2 charity shops and branch office are closed over Christmas until the...

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December 19, 2019

Christmas Hours

We will be closed over Christmas, here's what you need to know! Nottingham and Notts branch office and shops close for annual...

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December 16, 2019

Keep your pets safe this Christmas

Tis the season to be jollybut help make it a healthy, happy one for animals If you can't indulge in a few treats at this time of...

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December 3, 2019

News from us, your local RSPCA

What's been happening here since spring 2019 Grab a cuppa, put your feet up and give yourself 10 minutes to read our latest...

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November 25, 2019

Dear Santa…

Can you help make the wishes of the animals in our care this Christmas come true Simply fill a SHOE BOX with treats or food...

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November 19, 2019

Here’s to the lads and lassies in uniform

How the Inspectorate and branches work together   The RSPCA is the oldest animal welfare charity in the world Let's take...

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November 13, 2019

Recycle, reuse and help rehabilitate this Christmas

Bargains galore on the Green and at Eastwood Both our charity shops are currently more packed than a stocking on Christmas...

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November 4, 2019

Helpful hints for keeping our prickly pals happy and safe.

Hedgehogs and other wildlife need your help It has been a relatively mild Autumn, albeit a soggy one! That means hedgehogs will...

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November 1, 2019

£25 off the cost of neutering your dog

We've upped the value of our dog neutering vouchers for a whole 30 days! We deal with the consequences of over breeding daily ...

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October 25, 2019

Prevent your pets being ‘spooked’ this Hallowe’en

Helpful Hallowe'en hints Hallowe'en can be a hugely fun time with parties, trick or treating and of course sweeties! However, it...

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