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When I was a kid if I was unhappy, I'd stroke my dog. I was into bringing injured birds into the house, RSPCA activities. And the relationship that you have with animals, you can get that from your children: that unquestioning love and adoration and equal need.
Steve McFadden

Meaning of "RSPCA" in the English dictionary

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WHAT DOES RSPCA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

RSPCA

Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is a charity operating in England and Wales that promotes animal welfare. In 2012, the RSPCA investigated 150,833 cruelty complaints. It is the oldest and largest animal welfare organisation in the world and is one of the largest charities in the UK, with 1,453 employees. The charity's work has inspired the creation of similar groups in other jurisdictions, starting with the Ulster Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and including the Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the Dublin Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the Royal New Zealand Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and various groups which eventually came together as the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Australia. The RSPCA is funded primarily by voluntary donations. In 2012, RSPCA total income was £132,803,000, total expenditure was £121,464,000. Its patron is Queen Elizabeth II.

Definition of RSPCA in the English dictionary

The definition of RSPCA in the dictionary is Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RSPCA

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RSI
RSJ
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RSM
RSNO
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RSPB
RSS
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RSVP
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WORDS THAT END LIKE RSPCA

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ASPCA
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CCA
CICA
FCA
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FICA
GCA
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MRCA
PTCA
QCA
RCA
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YMCA
YWCA

Synonyms and antonyms of RSPCA in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «RSPCA» into 25 languages

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Королевское общество защиты животных
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RSPCA
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RSPCA
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RSPCA
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RSPCA
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RSPCA
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RSPCA,
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Translator English - Marathi

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Translator English - Turkish

rspca
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Translator English - Italian

RSPCA
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RSPCA
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Translator English - Ukrainian

Королівське товариство захисту тварин
40 millions of speakers

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RSPCA
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RSPCA
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RSPCA
10 millions of speakers
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RSPCA
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Trends of use of RSPCA

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The term «RSPCA» is regularly used and occupies the 63.998 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about RSPCA

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QUOTES WITH «RSPCA»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word RSPCA.
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Steve McFadden
When I was a kid if I was unhappy, I'd stroke my dog. I was into bringing injured birds into the house, RSPCA activities. And the relationship that you have with animals, you can get that from your children: that unquestioning love and adoration and equal need.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RSPCA»

Discover the use of RSPCA in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to RSPCA and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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RSPCA Bumper Book of Pets and Other Animals
NATURAL HISTORY & PETS. Do you love animals? Are you thinking about getting a new pet? This is the book for you! Find out how to choose the best pet for you and discover lots of cool things about Australia's farmyard animals and wildlife.
Lex Hirst, Alexandra Hirst, 2012
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Care for Your Rabbit
This practical guide is clearly illustrated with colour photographs throughout, and is published in association with the RSPCA, the UK's leading animal welfare charity.
Rspca, 2004
3
RSPCA New Complete Dog Training Manual
The RSPCA approved approach to training dogs of all agesThe New Complete Dog Training Manual presents Dr Bruce Fogle's unique RSPCA-approved programme that concentrates on training with kindness, using food rewards and verbal praise as the ...
Bruce Fogle, 2006
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Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare
powerful backing, the size of the RSPCA increased from its initial comple ment of only a few men to 8 officers by 1855, 48 by 1878, and 120 by 1897. In its first year of operation the society conducted 147 successful prosecu tions under Martin's ...
Marc Bekoff, Carron A. Meaney, 2013
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Law Relating to Animals
in its intentions, but a strict interpretation of the legislation frustrated the Council's intentions. Some other bodies trying to advocate improved animal welfare have also faced problems when there is a conflict with human interests. The RSPCA ...
Legge, 1997
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Education for Animal Welfare
Australian Association for Humane Research, Malvern RSPCA Australia (2003) Solutions for achieving humane vertebrate pest control, Draft-April 2003. In: Proceedings of the 2003 RSPCA Australia scientific seminar, Canberra, 25 Feb 2003 ...
Edward N. Eadie, 2011
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Love Your Rabbit
... (b) Shutterstock © Iakov Filimonov; p5 Shutterstock © Eric Esselée; p6 RSPCA Philip Toscano; p7 (t) Becky Murray/RSPCA, (b) Shutterstock © Eric Esselée; p8 Shutterstock © cameilia; p9 (t) RSPCA Andrew Forsyth, (b) Shutterstock © Kapu;  ...
Judith Heneghan, 2013
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Conceptualizing Cruelty to Children in Nineteenth-Century ...
The RSPCA and the NSPCC Though Manning and Waugh's comparison of the infant animal and the infant human would seem to suggest that any linkage between the two as objects of concern would be problematic at best, such linkages ...
Dr Monica Flegel, 2013
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Farming for Food and Water Security
Accessed 14 Sep 2011 RSPCA (2010a) RSPCA welfare standards for beef cattle . RSPCA, Horsham RSPCA (2010b) RSPCA welfare standards for dairy cattle. RSPCA, Horsham RSPCA (2010c) RSPCA welfare standards for laying hens and  ...
Eric Lichtfouse, 2012
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Love Your Cat
... Michelle Gibson; p9 (t) RSPCA Angela Hampton, (b) Shutterstock © Eric Isselée; p10 (t) Shutterstock © riekephotos, (b) iStock © Julia Mashkova; p11 (t) RSPCA Angela Hampton, (b) Shutterstock © Tompet; p12 (t) RSPCA Angela Hampton, ...
Judith Heneghan, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RSPCA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term RSPCA is used in the context of the following news items.
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Hunter puppy killings take a toll on RSPCA staff
The RSPCA's chief investigator in New South Wales says the recent bashing of nine puppies in the Hunter Valley has taken a significant toll on all involved. «ABC Local, May 15»
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RSPCA investigates 160k animal cruelty cases in 2014
On the rise: The RSPCA has warned that cruelty to pets is increasing, with dogs the most likely to fall victim. One in eight of the 160,000 complaints the charity ... «Daily Mail, Apr 15»
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Britain's Got Talent 2015: RSPCA investigating Marc Metral's miming …
“It is not clear if Wendy was wearing any sort of muzzle or mask during the performance on Britain's Got Talent,” a statement read. “However, the RSPCA would ... «The Independent, Apr 15»
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Stolen dog flags down RSPCA van 100 miles from home
But after being set loose he managed to get RSPCA inspector Stephanie Law to ... and picked up the dog with the RSPCA inspector Stephanie Law (Newsteam). «Telegraph.co.uk, Apr 15»
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RSPCA concerned for remaining animals at home of woman linked …
April 03, 2015: A woman charged with weapons offences relating to the deaths of more than 50 greyhounds is also in the sights of the RSPCA, with inspectors ... «9news.com.au, Apr 15»
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ITV joins forces with the RSPCA for a brand new show, Give A Pet A …
Hosted by Amanda Holden and with the support of the RSPCA, a team of celebrity animal lovers will leave the glitz and glamour behind as they devote their time ... «ITV News, Mar 15»
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RSPCA calls for review of greyhound racing laws after live baiting …
The RSPCA has called on state and territory governments to launch independent reviews of the laws in their greyhound industries after footage of animal cruelty ... «The Guardian, Feb 15»
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Stranded seal named Dumbledore as RSPCA says it 'needs a lot of …
The seal that was found stranded 20 miles inland in a Merseyside field has been named Dumbledore by RSPCA staff, who say it still needs a lot of veterinary ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Dec 14»
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Sheep cruelty video sparks RSPCA investigation
A spokeswoman for the RSPCA confirmed it was investigating whether the video shows breaches of animal welfare laws, but would not put a timeframe on these ... «The Guardian, Jul 14»
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RSPCA in call for tough action as Kent's animal cruelty shame …
More than one person a week was convicted of neglecting animals in the county last year, RSPCA statistics show. The figure of 65 people sentenced by Kent ... «Kent Online, Jun 14»

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