RSPCA Cymru works and campaigns tirelessly to ensure all animals can live free from pain and suffering.

To this end, much of the work of the Society focuses on wild (or non-domesticated) animals, their welfare and how they are treated.

Areas we look at include wild animals kept as pets, wild animals used in performance, human-wildlife conflict, cruelty to free-living wildlife, management, control and culling of wildlife, non-native species, the rescue and rehabilitation of wildlife and the wildlife trade.

Policy is developed in conjunction with the RSPCA’s Wildlife science team, who have expert knowledge on a range of welfare and ethical issues.

The Society also has four wildlife centres in England, which many animals located in Wales will be taken to so they can be rehabilitated.

Primates as Pets

The case for a ban on monkeys and other primates being kept as pets We believe primate ownership in a domestic...

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Wild Animals in Circuses

RSPCA Cymru has long campaigned for a ban on the use of wild animals in circuses. Scientific evidence clearly demonstrates...

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Environmental Developments

The impact many environmental developments have on animal welfare is often a pertinent topic of discussion. In our view, this...

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Hunting with dogs

Hunting is one of the two animal welfare issues not devolved to the National Assembly for Wales. For more information please...

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Seagulls

Despite the iconic status of gulls as a well-known part of the seaside in Wales, public opinion is divided about...

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