Spring 2022 Newsletter

Welcome to the Spring edition of our newsletter. After a traditionally quiet start to the year, the shelter seems to be a hive of exciting activity. It’s wonderful to welcome our volunteers back to the shelter! As always, the shelter is mostly at capacity, so the support of our volunteers is essential. Have you considered […]

Winter 2021 Newsletter

The shelter is currently overwhelmed with animals. To ease pressure and free up space, we often look to place our animals in foster care when it is appropriate

Spring 2021 Newsletter

Ple We love to hear from our former residents and how they are getting on with their families, we were so excited to hear from Gracie and her family, (read more further on) do you have a SPCA pet? Please share their story with us and we would love to feature them in our next […]

January 2021 Newsletter

2020 was the toughest year in our 101 history, without your kindness and support we would not have been able to survive, whether you donated, sponsored a dog, cat, rabbit run, volunteered  or gifted some items from our wishlist we are so grateful,  from the bottom of our hearts, animal and human, THANK YOU.

July 2020 Newsletter

Well an awful lot has happened since our last newsletter! As I often say, working for a charity you need tobe adaptable, but the COVID-19 situation certainly stretched us all!

September 2019 Newsletter

Obviously knowledge and a love of animals is high on the list when considering a job at the SPCA, however that is only part of the skill set needed. Whichever position you hold at the SPCA requires you to be able to communicate well with volunteers as well as the general public.

January 2019 Newsletter

We have recently begun our Animal Assisted Therapy programme – TheraTails – The sessions are run at the shelter with one animal therapist and one forensic clinical psychologist in a structured setting. This programme which involves our shelter animals allows clients to relate their situation to that of the animal, identifying with feelings of disconnection, […]