Sunderland, Hartlepool and South Tyneside Branch

Do something amazing – volunteer

We’re always on the lookout for volunteers. As well as donations, it is our brilliant volunteers that keep our RSPCA branch running. But we always…

Get your pet microchipped

Get your Cat, Dog, Rabbit or Ferret Microchipped… For Free

We often run free microchipping events in our branch area – get in touch to find out more. Find out more about microchipping – which is now…

Dog and cat together

Can you provide a loving home for a pet?

Can you help an animal find their forever home? Find out more about adopting one of our animals on our Animal Adoption page.

Have you heard about our Virtual Home Pet Show? You can enter your pet into on of six different classes – head over to the entry platform to find out more (£2.50/class): ENTER HERE!


Have you heard about our first children’s book?

We are passionate about engaging children with animal welfare, and compassion towards animals. In the first phase of our education project roll-out, we have launched our first children’s book, where we introduce the 5 Welfare Wisps (Home, Food & Drink, Health, Company and Behaviour) and follow them as they step in to help an abandoned guinea pig, Tot.

You can order from £7.99, here

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Branch News

  • Jean & The Cat Lady of Spitalfields
  • An unusual title for a hidden gem of a story within the history of, Branch Trustee, Jean. It’s been a while since we penned a…

  • Stanley: A Kitten Rescue & Foster Story
  • Told by Stanley the kitten, as imagined by Stanley’s guardian, and our very own Animal Welfare Rehoming Coordinator, Alex. Hello everybody! My name is Stanley….

  • Diary of a First-Time Kitten Fosterer
  • Hi all. Mel here. I’m part of the team here at RSPCA Sunderland, Hartlepool and South Tyneside. Recently, I put myself forward to foster a stray kitten….