Welcome to the website of the RSPCA Herefordshire Branch

We work in Hereford and throughout the county to further the same animal welfare aims as the national organisation, (Please note: we are not in a similarly named county just north of London!).

Click here to download a leaflet about the Branch and what we do.

In September, we are holding a sponsored dog walk - one in a series of RSPCA Big Walkies. Please click on the picture below to get more info and register to be involved in this exciting event.

Want to buy something for your pet, or as a gift, and help us as well?  If you go to the RSPCA Online Shop by clicking on this button, you will find a fabulous selection of items and ALL PROFIT comes to us in the Branch to help local animals.



If you are interested in adopting or fostering a pet, please click here.
  If you are interested in helping us by volunteering, donating, sponsoring an animal, etc, please click here.

The Branch is run entirely by volunteers and its main role is finding new homes for domestic pets, especially those rescued by RSPCA Inspectors and other field staff. We also help people with vets' bills.

In 2015, we re-homed 30 dogs, 65 cats and 40 other animals, mainly rabbits and birds. Over 80 of these needed to be neutered by us, and we microchipped 50. We helped over 40 cats, dogs and rabbits owned by the public, including our cat and dog neutering scheme.

Running the Branch costs about £85,000 every year (£1,600 each week) and we rely entirely on donations and legacies for this. We also depend heavily on volunteer effort.  

The RSPCA Inspectors and Animal Welfare Officers are part of the national organisation, not our Branch, but they are active in Herefordshire too. In a typical recent year, they responded to over 1,500 calls in Herefordshire, involving almost 3,000 animals.

Over 500 of the calls were complaints about suspected ill treatment or suffering of nearly 1,600 animals, including over 500 dogs, almost 500 farm animals, almost 200 cats and over 150 horses. The other calls were about animals who were lost, injured or needed to be rescued. Most of these were wildlife, but also included cats, dogs, farm animals, etc.

To find out more about us, please use the menu on the left.

To find out more about the RSPCA , please visit the national site.


Featured Pet

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We are appealing for a forever home for beautiful Liza! Liza is a stunning example of a Staffie, very enthusiastic and energetic. She loves people but would need to be the only pet. If you could offer Liza a home, please get in touch!

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