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RSPCA and NFU provide emergency animal welfare hotline due to extreme weather

News Date: 11.01.2010

RSPCA provides emergency hotline to deal with animal welfare issues caused by ongoing extreme weather

The RSPCA is providing an emergency hotline for farmers and livestock owners facing critical welfare issues due to the snow and ice. Field staff have been allocated in order to intervene immediately if it is likely that in a short time an animals pain and distress will increase significantly or even that the animal may die.

The hotline number is 03001238424 or alternatively contact the NFU which will take calls directly from farmers.

Winter Grazing on Dartmoor, D. Butterfield DPHT