Blue Cross

Dedicated to helping sick, injured and abandoned pets

LAST UPDATED AT 15:41 ON Thu 18 Oct 2012

Blue Cross has been dedicated to helping sick, injured and abandoned pets since 1897. We opened the world's first animal hospital in 1906 in London, and since then our doors have never closed. Today Blue Cross is working to avoid a welfare crisis. With an explosion in pets being treated like disposable items ­ abandoned outside our re-homing centres, dumped like rubbish or even killed, ­ the number of unwanted litters of puppies and kittens rescued by Blue Cross has rocketed by 50% in recent years. We have just launched the Blue Cross Big Neutering Campaign, aiming to make 'neutering the norm'; stamping out irresponsible breeding and raising awareness of the huge benefits of neutering pets. As our re-homing centres, hospitals and clinics work flat out to keep pets happy and healthy, we need your support to neuter more cats and dogs. Find out more at

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