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True or False?

As a Branch of the RSPCA, we are slightly different than what you may expect. In fact, all RSPCA Branches operate differently so we are going to provide you with some interesting facts about our Branch over the next couple of months.

Let’s start with these three common statements, are they true or false?

Incorrect

We are a separately registered charity from the National RSPCA. As we are an adoption centre, we do not have an inspectorate so we cannot act on calls regarding an animal that is sick, injured or in distress or deal with other National RSPCA matters.

Correct

That is right, we are not the same as the National RSPCA. In fact, we are a separately registered charity and all the money we raise goes directly to animals in need in your local area. As an adoption centre and we do not deal with animal welfare calls as we do not have an inspectorate.

Incorrect

We are a small Branch with only four departments. We have one receptionist for the Branch who takes all of your calls and emails. Although we are a small Branch,we are extremely busy and we always do our best to assist your queries as soon as possible.

Correct

That’s right, we are a small team and have one receptionist who deals with your queries via email or telephone. All of our departments can get extremely busy however we always do the best we can to assist all of our customers and supporters.

Incorrect

We do not have an animal centre. Our animals are kept at private boarding establishments or with volunteer fosterers so they are not able to be viewed by the public. If you are looking to adopt, you can see our animals that are available and ready for adoption by clicking here.

Correct

That’s right, we do not have an animal centre so you are unable to pop in and view our animals. Our animals are kept at private boarding establishments or with volunteer fosterers. To see our animals that are available for adoption, click here. 

Emma MillsTrue or False?