Annual review 2018

Our successes and plans for the future

You can find out more about our work and achievements in our Celebrating 2018 document.

Though demand for our services is higher than ever, we’ve risen to the challenge. Whilst our frontline is as busy as it’s ever been, we are taking steps to educate people about animal welfare and prevent cruelty now and in the future.

Rather than continuing to see increasing pressure on our animal rescue officers, inspectors and rescue and rehoming centres, we believe we can educate people of all ages on animal sentience, encouraging empathy and driving down the

Our highlights from 2018 include:

  • reaching 61% of schools in Scotland through our free Prevention through Education programme
  • 90 successful court cases, resulting in 45 bans including three life bans
  • rehoming an amazing 5,068 animals and reuniting 984 lost pets with their owners
  • a record number of admissions - 9,861 - to our National Wildlife Rescue Centre including record numbers of seals and birds.

Everything we do and every life we save is thanks to our kind and generous supporters.