Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

charity operating in England and Wales

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA[note 1]) is a charity in England and Wales that promotes animal welfare. Money for the group comes from donations. It is one of the largest charities in the UK, with an income of £100 million in 2005.

HistoryEdit

The group began as the SPCA in 1824.[1] Since then, it has inspired the creation of similar, but independent organisations in other regions:

Not only that, there are also many other countries who have participated in this effort to prevent cruelty not only against domestic pets but also to other almost extinct or endangered wildlife.

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NotesEdit

  1. RSPCA is an acronym. RSPCA stands for Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA), About us; retrieved 2012-8-21.

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