Some issues might not seem to affect animals. However in reality many Government and Local Authority policies and practices do have the potential to impact upon animal welfare.

From housing to hamsters, dogs to domestic abuse RSPCA’s work in Wales covers a wide range of animals and the policies that affect them.

Local air quality and noise management in Wales, Welsh Government Consultation Response

The Welsh Government conducted a consultation on the proposed changes to the way local authorities and other public bodies in...

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Fire & Rescue Authorities’ Duties in Flooding Incidents, Welsh Government Consultation Response

The Welsh Government carried out a consultation on the proposal to extend Fire and Rescue Authorities’ (FRAs) duties to include...

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Domestic Abuse & Pet Fostering

It is a tragic fact that the various forms of domestic abuse impact upon many individuals and families across Wales....

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Indicators Reports and Annual Summaries

We produce a series of annual “Indicators” Reports which provide a snapshot of what is happening in Wales on particular...

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Sky Lanterns

Sky lanterns, commonly known as ‘Chinese lanterns’, present a significant danger to animals, and can cause injuries which lead to...

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Research Animals

The use of animals in experiments is one of the two animal welfare issues not devolved to the National Assembly...

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Housing

Housing policies can have a considerable impact on animal welfare. The Housing (Wales) Act, which received Royal Assent in September...

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Animal Sanctuaries

Although most animal welfare establishments, or “sanctuaries” are invaluable resources for animal welfare, there are times when things go wrong....

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Third Sector & TSPC

RSPCA Cymru believes in a positive, two-way working relationship between the third sector and the Welsh Government is vital. Given...

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Business Rates

Since 1990, charity shops in England and Wales have benefited from 80 per cent rate relief. Billing authorities may also...

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Devolution, Law Making and Brexit

Following the onset of devolution, powers relating to animal health and welfare were increasingly devolved to Wales. Further to the...

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Waste and Recycling

RSPCA Cymru is eager to promote the numerous avenues via which the general public can recycle unwanted items by donating...

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Planning

Animal welfare is not presently a material consideration in the planning process; something RSPCA Cymru believes the Welsh Government should...

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Animal Health and Welfare Strategy

The 10-year Animal Health & Welfare Strategy for Great Britain came to an end in 2014 and the Welsh Government...

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