Welcome to the Web site of the Bradford and District
Branch of the RSPCA,
serving the animals of Bradford since 1871. Registered charity number
Pet of the Month
Our Pet of the Month for May
a friendly, playful English Bull Terrier who will need an extra-patient
foster family because of his deafness.
Why not have a look
- could you give him a home?
Spring Fair: £862.03 raised!
Our Spring Fair & Open Day on 21st April raised £862.03
for our animals. A big "thank you" to all our helpers
and everyone who turned out to support us on the day!
Collecting at Tesco: Thank you!
Our collection effort at Tesco stores during RSPCA week raised
£477.87 towards Branch funds. A big
"thank you" to everybody who helped and
everybody who contributed!
PLEA - We've run out of bedding for our animals -
we desperately need blankets, sheets, old curtains, throws and
large towels, please.
Having a spring clear-out?
If you're having a spring clear-out, please think of us! We have
five charity shops
eager for good-quality second-hand items to sell, plus a 'new
to you' furniture outlet, opening soon. All our shops will be
grateful for your unwanted items.
Microchipping alone is not enough
While the Westminster Government's announced measures aimed at
tackling irresponsible dog ownership are a step in the right
direction, the RSPCA is concerned that there is still much more that
needs to be done to truly tackle the tidal wave of abused and
Enrol your pet in the Very Important Pet Club by signing up for a Pets
at Home VIP card, and nominate RSPCA Bradford & District
Branch as the charity you want to help. Every time you swipe
your VIP Card in Pets at Home, you will help this Branch.
The number of homeless and abandoned cats in Bradford is at crisis
point - and our Animal Home is full to overflowing! Please watch our
video to see some of our cats, learn their stories and find out how
you can help!
We have started an Amazon wishlist that shows which type of animal food, toys etc. we are currently short of. Please use it to send practical gifts to our resident animals!
Has your cat gone missing?
We've started a new "found cats" page
where we will be posting pictures of any cats found and handed
in to the Branch. If your cat has gone missing in the Bradford area,
check here now to see
whether your pet has been handed in to us.
Help stop the cull!
A cull of badgers in England will begin imminently, unless we can
convince the Government to stop the slaughter.
The RSPCA, League Against Cruel Sports, Humane Society
International/UK, Save Me, and a host of local campaign groups have
From the national RSPCA: We are facing a £3.2
million bill to look after all our horses! £15 could help to pay
for a month's worth of hay - www.rspca.org.uk/stablefuture
Or do you have any spare tack, rugs or other equine equipment for our
rescue horses? Please help us - www.rspca.org.uk/tack
Kennel Refurbishment: We're half-way there!
A big thank-you to all our well-wishers who have supported the
refurbishment of the Rudd Kennel, where our dogs live while waiting to
be rehomed. Your generosity has brought us half-way to our target of
But we still need more donations to reach the £20,000 mark that will
let us make all the needed improvements.
If you are visiting the Branch, please contribute whatever you
can spare to the collecting box at Reception. Alternatively, you can send
cheques made out to RSPCA Bradford and District Branch
Animal Home address. Please include a covering note
stating that your donation is for the Rudd Kennel refurbishment.
Thank you for helping create a happy, healthy environment for our
long- and short-term residents.
Do you know about fundraising?
We are looking for volunteer fundraising Co-ordinators for the
branch. If you have fundraising and organisational experience then you
could help to support our animal welfare work. Anyone interested
contact Paula Newsome at Mount Street: firstname.lastname@example.org.