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We hope you find the information below useful, links to the National RSPCA site can be found here

Managing Feral and Community Cats (TNR)

Our Branch proactively supports the neutering of feral cats and community cats on the basis that prevention of out of control breeding is both the best welfare option and most cost effective solution to preventing longer term suffering of such animals. Trap-Neuter-Return, or “TNR,” is now considered the most humane […]

Privacy Policy

General Data Protection Regulation Policy RSPCA Macclesfield S E Cheshire and Buxton Branch Charity No 225689   Privacy Policy The Branch is committed to ensuring personal data is dealt with in line with General Data Protection Regulations We will never sell, rent or swap your information to 3rd parties We […]

Legitimate Interest

RSPCA Macclesfield South East Cheshire and Buxton Branch Charity Number: 225689  Legitimate Interest The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animal is a national organisation managed by an elected council who, subject to the rules, controls the affairs, funds, proceedings and property of the society.  They are assisted […]

Bonfire Night and Fireworks – advice

Keeping cats and dogs secure; • During firework seasons, walk dogs during daylight hours and keep cats and dogs indoors when fireworks are likely to be set off. • At nightfall, close all windows and curtains, and put on music to mask and muffle the sound of fireworks. • If […]

Adopting a rabbit

Rabbits – The Facts Here are some vital points that we ask you read before considering adding a rabbit to your home, or even if you have the pleasure of owning one already. Rabbits are highly intelligent creatures and are such rewarding pets if cared for properly. There is information widely available on […]

Rehoming Your Rabbit

If you need to rehome your rabbit (or small furries) then we strongly advise not to advertise on the internet or shop windows for free as they could land up in a bad home with inadequate accommodation. They could also be used as live bait for dog fighting and abuse. […]

Rehoming Your Cat

Do not rehome your cats to anyone you don’t know as many land up in bad homes and there are awful groups who acquire cats for live bait for dog fighting and abuse. Do not advertise your cat on the internet or in shop windows especially for free. There is […]

Rehoming Your Dog

If you are thinking of rehoming your dog here is some important advice and information. Do not rehome the dog to anyone you don’t know as many dogs land up in bad homes and there are awful groups who get dogs via internet advertisements or shop windows that want them for live […]

Cat Litter Training Advice

Cats are extraordinarily fussy and tend to go to the toilet outdoors in relatively open and unused areas. Unless they are spraying or marking (deliberately leaving their scent as a territorial marking for other cats), cats carefully cover their waste and move on. Asking cats to use a litter tray […]

Only buy toys that are designed for your pets

Toys cover a range of different items including balls, ropes, pulls, tug toys and soft toys. This range reflects the variation in behaviour and needs between individual dogs. Some dogs will benefit from toys which they can carry, e.g. soft toys, others will benefit from those which provide mental stimulation, […]

Choke chains

RSPCA policy is to recommend owners don’t use choke chains as they’re painful and potentially dangerous to dogs. Some have had neck vertebrae damaged as a result of owners pulling hard on the lead. A Family has Lost their GSD dog after he’d been left outside (not for long apparently) […]

Insurance for older cats

There is a misconception that older cats cannot be insured. Older cats can be insured! Some people think cats over 10 do not qualify but a lot has changed over the years. There are several insurance companies who insure the oldies. For example, an 11yr old cat can cost as […]

PLEASE DO NOT GIVE AWAY YOUR DOGS

PEOPLE LOOK FOR FREE OR CHEAP DOGS TO USE THEM IN DOG FIGHTING THEY USE ANY BREED, ANY AGE! If you are unfortunate enough to be in a position where you have to sell or give your dog away please consider the risks. Ensure that any dog you sell or […]

Neutering & Welfare Assistance

All too often the RSPCA is asked to take in unwanted puppies and kittens. Our aim is to neuter as many animals as possible to prevent unwanted litters being born, but that isn’t the only reason why animals should be neutered, it can help correct behavioural issues like aggression and also may prevent […]

RSPCA Home for life

Home for Life is a free service, giving pet owners peace of mind. It means we’ll do all we can to find a new, loving home for your pet/s if you should pass away. Too many cats and dogs are left homeless after their owners die. Now you can ensure they’re […]

Consider a Staffie

‘Staffies Don’t Make Good Pets’.What A Load Of Bull! Please don’t ignore our Staffordshire Bull Terriers-watch this Stop the Staffy Status Cycle video! RSPCA releases chart of most popular & unpopular breeds and urges people to rehome a Staffie The Staffordshire bull terrier has become the most unwanted dog in England and […]

Know what your pet needs

The RSPCA rehomes thousands of unwanted dogs and puppies every year. Neutering is a good way to help solve this problem. What is neutering? Neutering or ‘spaying’ a female animal involves removing the womb and ovaries (an ovaro-hysterectomy). Males are castrated – the testicles are removed. Both operations are straightforward -they […]

Privacy Statement

RSPCA MACCLESFIELD, SOUTH EAST CHESHIRE & BUXTON BRANCH Privacy Statement Introduction This privacy statement covers the RSPCA Macclesfield, South East Cheshire & Buxton Branch (hereafter referred to as “the Branch”) website at www.rspca-macclesfield.org.uk. The Branch website is the website of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals […]