The key activity of the Branch is animal welfare.
The charitable objectives of the Branch are; TO PROMOTE THE WORK AND OBJECTS OF THE NATIONAL SOCIETY, WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO THE AREA OF THE BRANCH, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE POLICIES OF THE BRANCH and the NATIONAL SOCIETY.
PREVENTING CRUELTY TO ANIMALS AND ACTIVELY PROMOTING THEIR CARE AND PROTECTION
RESCUE REHABILITATE AND REHOME; Support the local work of the Inspectorate by making sure that the animals that are rescued or removed can receive any necessary veterinary treatment and be safely rehomed. Also to help with sick or injured unowned and abandoned animals in the Branch area. Establishing a policy that any animal that can have a quality of life and can be found a home will not be abandoned by the Branch
NEUTERING; Promote and provide financial assistance with the neutering of owned animals.
VETERINARY WELFARE ASSISTANCE; To avoid animals suffering, provide financial assistance for the treatment of owned animals where owners on low incomes and meet an agreed criteria. This can be achieved by working in partnership with local private veterinary practices.
MICROCHIPPING; Promote and provide financial assistance with microchipping of owned animals.
PREVENTION; Support the campaigns of the national RSPCA to educate people from a young age to adulthood promoting good practice in all areas of Animal Welfare.
PARTNERSHIP: To promote and establish working partnership relations with National RSPCA and other Branches within the RSPCA together with establishing active working with other Agencies and Charities with the same objectives and ambitions as this Branch. To respond to animal welfare needs brought to us by Local Authorities, Police and other official bodies.
IN ORDER TO BE ABLE TO SUSTAIN THESE ACTIVITIES WE MUST ENSURE
Establish and sustain a regular income to enable the Branch to undertake and fund its objectives contained in its short term and long-term strategic plans
RECRUIT AND DEVELOP VOLUNTEERS INCLUDING TRUSTEES
To establish a policy of regular recruitment exercises to recruit and train volunteers in all aspects of the Branches work including the recruitment of Branch Trustees